Mesquite bean

Mes`qui´te bean

1.The pod or seed of the mesquite.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The report found that traditional foods--including prickly pear fruits, cholla buds, mesquite bean pods and tepary beans--actually reduce blood sugar levels and improve insulin production.
Mesquite bean has a rather sweet taste, makes excellent flour, and stores well.
Events include, but are not limited to: Tour de Coops (the only local tour of backyard chicken coops), fruit tree education and sales, Mesquite Bean Milling and Milling Pancake Breakfast, as well as a 72 hour intensive Permaculture Design Course.
This work evaluated the inclusion of mesquite bean bran (Prosopis juliflora) and cassava leaf bran (Manihot esculenta) in diets for Nile tilapia (85.22 [+ or -] 3.13 g).
Today, their brochure lists 31 items including old favorites like their pepper jellies and other intriguing treats with names like Cowboy Candy and Mesquite Bean Jelly.
I would open the gate and watch Tim's little herd of half a dozen dairy goats charge into the scrubland, greedily seeking out their favorites--bunch grass, mesquite beans and purslane.
Collared peccaries are primarily herbivores that feed on prickly pears (Opuntia), roots, mesquite beans (Prosopis glandulosa), and other succulent vegetation.
Del Valle FR, Escobedo M, Munoz MJ, Ortega R, Bourges H (1983) Chemical and nutritional studies on mesquite beans (Prosopis juliflora).
She has even turned mesquite sawdust into incense sticks and ground mesquite beans into flour or added them to a coffee mixture, all for sale.
Like their swine relatives, javelinas are omnivorous and will eat almost anything available, but they prefer cactus, mesquite beans, and succulent vegetation and forbs.
The Indians of Mexico and Peru still eat mesquite beans as did their ancestors.
Routine fare also included mesquite beans and screbeans, and in some areas these staples replaced acorns and pinyon nuts -- prime food sources for cold-desert residents.