Lentil love can be profound. Rich, creamy, melt in your mouth goodness topped off with excellent nutritional value. For lentils, I’m always in.
Lentils can serve as the base for so many simple, healthy and cheap meals. You can’t get much better for a high nutrition/low cost combo. High protein, high fiber and an excellent source of iron. Power packed into every bite.
What a great way to reduce your weekly intake of meat, yet not compromise on protein. A night or two of “meat free” meals is a great way to add a little detox to your diet. Let your body have a rest from trying to digest heavy meat. Lentils are also wonderfully light on your wallet. A great two-for-one deal.
Added to soup, cooked up into a tasty Indian spiced dahl (see pic below) or added to fresh salads…the options and taste variations are endless. Continue reading