After two weeks of green lentil recipes, this week we give red lentils their time in the sun. Red lentils have all of the nutritional benefits of green lentils (you can see my post on just how amazing these little legumes are here) with the benefit of a slightly shorter cook time. Red lentils can also turn a golden yellow when cooked (like the ones in this recipe)….
Last week, I gave you the lowdown on how awesome lentils are for your wallet, waistline, and your busy life. If you went out and bought some lentils, good for you! For the next few weeks I’ll be posting lentil recipes so you can get the most out of those little legumes. My least favorite thing is to get excited about an ingredient, but only knowing one dish to make with it, leaving that ingredient to just sit on my shelf until the end of time….
Lentils have all of the cornerstones of a pantry essential: fairly quick to make, affordable, and packed to gills with health benefits….
I didn’t think it possible to witness lightning strike twice, but it did. Last year it happened with the first Big Traveling Potluck. The blog was born and I had finally found my people, my tribe. The cynic in me thought there was no way the second Potluck could personally top the first. I was wrong….
Sweet potatoes aren’t just for Thanksgiving and slathering with marshmallows or butter. Sweet potatoes are chock-full of vitamins that reduce stress, boost immunity, help prevent heart attacks, and that make your skin look great. They’re also on the Clean Fifteen list, meaning that the non-organic version of sweet potatoes aren’t loaded with pesticides and you can save some cash at the grocery store….
When I first heard of nutritional yeast, I was making a tofu breakfast burrito from another blogger’s recipe. I skipped over the yeast (since that sounded kinda odd, putting yeast in a burrito) and went on with the recipe….