I love black beans, and trying to feed a family gets exhausting! nothing like a little beans and rice to fill there bellies. I stayed away form beans for years because, paleo. I saw the error in my ways a few years ago and added beans back into my diet. Portion control ladies and gents. You can enjoy everything with a little bit (a lotta bit) of discipline. If you need help figuring out your portions, the easiest way is the Zone. Need help? Ask.