NBFA Recipe of the Month (November 2022) - Green Beans with Shallots and Almonds



New Beginnings Family Academy, along with friends at Whole Foods Market and funder Whole Kids Foundation, have teamed up to share some delicious recipes that promote nutrition, wellness, and fun collaboration in the kitchen.    


“We hope you enjoy trying these monthly recipes that support healthy eating,” said NBFA Director and CEO Ronelle Swagerty. “This is a great way for friends and family to make smart food choices together.”    


This month, NBFA is happy to share a recipe for the Green Beans with Shallots and Almonds! 


Whole Foods Market Green Beans with Shallots and Almonds 


Looking for a quick and simple side dish to go with your Thanksgiving meal? This green bean recipe is loaded with flavor and will be sure to put some smiles on faces during the holidays.  


Start by bring a large pot of salted water to a boil, then add the green beans and cook for around 5-7 minutes. Meanwhile, heat oil in a small pot and cook shallots until golden brown. For the full recipe, click here. 


Chef Todd

NBFA Chef and Food Service Supervisor Todd Daigle in the newly renovated NBFA kitchen.


Tips From Chef Todd 


Each month, NBFA Chef and Food Service Supervisor Todd Daigle will provide healthy tips on the recipe to give more options for taste or dietary restrictions. 


Don’t Have Shallots in the Fridge? Swap out the shallots for red onion if needed. 

Add Thanksgiving Flavor! To give the dish a Thanksgiving feel, add dried cranberries.  


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To read more NBFA Recipe of the Month stories, click here.