Tag Archives : Lentils


Spicy Sweet Potato & Mango Lentils with Chili Sauce 2

One bite of my Spicy Sweet Potato & Mango Lentils with Chili Sauce will have your taste buds dancing. Layers of flavor create balance in this dish; aromatic, fresh ginger, cooling coconut milk, sweet mango, a little heat from the chili sauce, and salty, savory miso ~ all tied together in a neat bow by Ume Plum vinegar. […]

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Sensational Seasonal CSA Soup

Sensational Seasonal Lentil Soup with a Surprising Ingredient – Radishes! 3

 Utilize all your farmers market produce in this Sensational Seasonal Lentil Soup with a Surprising Ingredient – Radishes!  Step into my day dream of a Utopian world with an organic farm at the center prompted by my first installment of veggies last Wednesday. What a variety it was! 1) KALE 2) SPAGHETTI SQUASH or EGGPLANT(not in […]


Bowl-Licking-Good Lentil Soup. Kid Tested and Mother Approved! 12

Can it be that good? Yes , yes, yes!  When you see a 4 year old drinking the last bit of soup out of her bowl, you know it can’t be bad. This soup manages to be both light for summer yet would be comforting in winter as well.  The complex layers of texture and flavor emerge gradually –first […]

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Roasted Carrots with Lentils and Sunflower Seeds

Roasted Carrots with Lentils and Sunflower Seeds 8

Two days ago I clicked on a photo and my mouth started watering. Over carrots. I was visiting one of my usual favorite blogger’s site, Eat’s Well with Others, and came across a roasted carrot recipe with walnuts.  Of course I LOVE walnuts but my daughter is very allergic to them so I needed an […]


Forbidden Rice and Indian Spiced Lentils

Forbidden rice is a black/purple, nutrient dense heirloom rice – with lots of vitamins and amino acids.  But the real reason to try this rice is the taste and color.  When cooked it becomes a gorgeous dark eggplant color that makes a striking presentation, perfect for a special occasion.  I got this in the bulk […]


Florida Fall Harvest Soup 2

Last Thursday was my second CSA pickup and I stayed behind to discuss some workshop ideas with Vivian and Francisco for KYV farm. As we chatted, Vivian offered me some soup.  It was delicious.  A hearty mix of all the veggies we got from our CSA, lentils and barley. The most surprising ingredient was radishes.  […]


Roasted Calabaza and Garlic with Lentils, Barley, Kale,Toasted Pine Nuts, Walnuts and Dried Cherries

I had such a wonderful weekend.  How was yours? I got some new earrings at the farmers market and I liked them so much I updated my profile pic (plus it’s been a while as I’m no longer a brunette!) Aren’t they fun?  They are actually rooster feathers.  (And was assured that no birds were harmed in […]


Green Lentils with Ginger, Coconut Milk, Sweet Potato and Cabbage and Eat. Live. Be. for a better 2011 16

Today’s Eat. Live. Be. for a better 2011 is about lunch; which actually ties into my new little poll (look over there to the left). Is lunch your favorite meal?  I have to admit I love lunch because this one is easy for me. I work out on my lunch break four days a week […]


truRoots and my Amazing Sprouted Green Lentil Coconut Curry Soup 14

I found Nutmeg Notebook through my weight watcher message boards. The photos of her healthy recipes are just gorgeous and occasionally she does product reviews.  The one I came across that intrigued me was for an Organic Sprouted Bean Trio from truRoots .  Per 1/3 cup there is 160 cals, .5 g fat, 11 g […]


North African Chickpea Stew 12

Today’s Eat. Live.Be. for a better 2011 is how to get out of a rut. The only thing that works for me is to change things up and simply keep trying. Think about it, any time we start anything new, we go through a honeymoon phase. If it’s a new diet, we are all gung-ho […]