The new standbys: Healthy staples for your pantry, freezer, & fridge

beans and legumes

It’s “a boom time for the bean industry,” reported the New York Times in March. As the coronavirus pandemic swept across the country, shoppers cleared supermarket shelves of beans, grains, and frozen vegetables. Minimizing store trips? Here are 10 healthy staples to stock year-round—pandemic or not—and 20 of our favorite recipes to get you started.