07 Jan. 2022: Squash, Apple & Warm Lentil Salad

We are getting our first real snowfall of Winter 2022 today, so I decided to change things up a little by making our big meal for mid-day. Food & Wine published this warming Winter-weather salad in 2013. The original recipe was developed by Nick Wilber and it ticks all the right boxes for a snowy…

18 July 2021: Warm French Lentil Salad with Bacon and Herbs

We are not big meat-eaters in our household, but every so often I discover a recipe that while not meat-centric includes it. Such is the case here – 4 slices of thick cut bacon added to this warmed French lentil salad. For those who avoid meat at all times, there are no doubt substitutions that…

17 January 2017: Indian Red Lentil Soup

It’s cold and damp and definitely a good night for soup! This recipe comes from Whole Foods Market. No kale, no problem – I used spinach in place of the kale this time around. Ingredients: 1/2 tsp cumin seeds 3/4 cup chopped onion 1 (14.5 oz) can diced tomatoes 1 1/2 cup red lentils 2 cups…

19 Feb 2011 Lentils, Brown Rice and Carmelized Onions

Adapted from Whole Foods Market. Lentils, brown rice and carmelized onions. Downloaded from the web on Feb. 5, 2011. My Comment: Frances Moore Lappe always reminded readers that in order to complete a protein, one needed to include a food like rice with beans or lentils. This is, then, a complete protein meal. I had…

15 Jan. 2011 Vadouvan-spiced Red Lentil Soup

Adapted from Solan, M and (recipes by) Mary Margaret Chappell. “Feel good foods.” Vegetarian Times: January/February 2011. Issue 382, Vol. 37, No. 2. p. 88. My Comments: Adrien and I love soup! We try to plan a soup meal at least once a week — and this one looked really flavorful.  I did not buy…