Answers to Your Burning Cool Beans Questions!
COOKING INSTRUCTIONS +-
Firstly, keep them frozen until you’re ready to cook. Then you bring the heat.
OK with Microwaves?:
1. Remove overwrap.
2. Wrap loosely in moist paper towel. For Spicy Chipotle and Moroccan Gold, microwave on HIGH for 1 minute 30 seconds. For Tikka Masala, microwave for 1 minute 45 seconds.
3. Flip and heat additional 1 minute 30 seconds. For food safety cook to 165°F internal temperature. Microwave times may vary. Caution: Product will be hot.
NOT OK with Microwaves?:
1. Preheat your oven to 375F (conventional. We don’t recommend using convection for this!)
2. Remove outer packaging and discard. (Don’t try cooking it in that wrapper!)
3. Wrap the Cool Beans wrap in foil and place it on a baking sheet and into the preheated oven.
4. Bake for 25 minutes.
5. Carefully open the oven and flip the wrap, then bake for an additional 25 minutes. Oven times can vary slightly. For food safety cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.
6. Remove it from the oven and foil and enjoy.
7. Caution: Product will be hot! You may want to let it cool for a few minutes before eating!
PRODUCT INFORMATION +-
We’re on a mission to inspire healthy change in both what we eat and how food is made...and to make beans super cool. These magical superfoods are not only nutritious, but bean plants (and all legumes really) actually GIVE BACK to the soil in which they’re grown. They replenish topsoil with nitrogen, which then becomes available for other plants, and avoids having to use liquid nitrogen to fertilize, which is made from burning fossil fuels. Net net - they’re good for the environment, the climate and our guts!
What type of beans do you use?
To appeal to vegans and aspiring vegans alike, we use a variety: chickpeas aka garbanzo beans (Tikka Masala), black-eyed peas (Spicy Chipotle) and kidney beans (Moroccan Gold). Delicious and satisfying, our beans are “whole foods” which means we use all of their nutritious and fibrous skin and outer layers in our wraps. When you eat whole beans (and whole grain rice) you get more nutrition because the natural goodness of the ingredient remains intact.
Do you have a favorite?
That’s like picking a favorite child! We love all our wraps equally but in different ways. As each wrap offers whole pieces of clean, plant-based ingredients, and crazy delicious spices and flavors, we know you will love them too.
Are your products Gluten Free certified?
Unfortunately, no our products are not gluten free certified. While we developed our products so that they do not contain any ingredients with gluten, the products are produced in a facility that also produces wheat and gluten based products. Since we cannot guarantee that there are not trace amounts of gluten in our wrap from the air or machines in the facility that also produce gluten based products, we did not pursue a gluten free certification. Those with celiac disease should consult with their doctor on whether they should consume any non-certified gluten free products.
Do cows and chickens like Cool Beans Wraps?
We can’t in good conscience recommend sharing your Cool Beans with farm animals, though we think they’d probably love them too! As vegans, we love animals and they love us too. That’s why our products do not contain any animal products including meat, eggs or dairy, sticking instead to plant-based protein sources.
COMPANY INFORMATION +-
Do you only make wraps?
Cool Beans has launched with wraps, but more whole food, plant-based products are in the works. Stay tuned! Better yet, sign up to our email list to stay in the loop.
Who is behind Cool Beans?
Cool Beans is the brainchild of our super cool founder Tyler Mayoras and a group of like minded folks. Tyler is a long-time investor in food and agriculture, who discovered the (scary) underbelly of the food industry first hand. Change came quickly to his food mindset when he heard some shocking stats, and off he went to vegan-town. 25 pounds slimmer and fully committed to his new vegan diet, he also noticed so much of what was in grocery stores looked like vegan junk food. After making bean-laden wraps at home for himself, Cool Beans was born. Pretty cool, huh?
HOW TO BUY COOL BEANS +-
Where can I buy Cool Beans?
Cool Beans can be found in many natural and speciality grocers, Visit our Where to Buy page for the store closest to you!
I want Cool Beans delivered to me! How come you don’t sell your wraps on your website?
Frankly shipping frozen products for a company our size is insanely expensive and not so great for the planet. We’re thrilled to partner with other e-commerce retailers and delivery partners to have our products delivered to your door. Look for us on Instacart, Good Eggs, Vegan Essentials and others and order away.
I’m a retailer and want to carry Cool Beans in my freezer case. How can I?
That’s so cool! Get in touch with us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. We’re already distributed by the two biggest national distributors of natural foods, and we’d be happy to help you carry the product!
COOL MERCH +-
What’s your return policy on merch?
All of our items are custom and made to order, and given the size and nature of our business, we cannot offer returns or exchanges. If you receive the wrong product or if your item is defective in any way, we will be happy to replace it for you. Please notify us within 15 days of receipt (please send with a photo) and we will send you the correct item(s), free of charge.
Can I change my merch order?
Due to the nature of our printing process, once your item begins fulfillment it cannot be changed. Tracking Your Package A tracking number will be emailed to you so you can track your package's progress.