Pulse Check on Pulses

Pulse Check on Pulses

For my non dietitian friends, you might be asking yourself, "What the f are pulses?!"  So glad you asked dear friends!  Pulses are beans, lentils and peas....and they are AWESOME.  Banished by the fools that follow paleo (if you know me at all, you know...

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