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French Lentils with Roasted Root Vegetables

Meatless!  . . . Tuesday. I’ll admit, I’m not that that creative with vegetarian cooking. Back in the day when I was jazzed about expanding my vegetarian horizons, I tried making tofu a lot. I deep fried little strips. I pan fried little squares. I slipped silken blobs into soups. I even tried baking it! […]

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French Lentils with Lemony Shrimp and Asparagus

We’re having lentils for supper! Wait, don’t cry. I’ll never say supper again, I swear it. So this is how this went down. A few weeks ago I had mega mama plans for lentils, shrimp and asparagus. You know how when you decide on a meal, you envision how it will look, right? Like, will […]

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Curried Chicken and Lentil Pita Pockets

You’ve gotta pick a (pita) pocket or twoooo. If you get that reference we were meant to be together. Just don’t tell Aaron. Pita pockets! With like, this super light curried chicken salad and lentil mixture. And grapes, and chopped almonds, and lotsa herbies. But you don’t have to say herbies if you don’t want. […]

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Mediterranean Lentil Salad

Bonjouuuuur mon amiiii, merci pour toi, fermer la porrrrrrte. I’m obviously awesome at French. I took four years in school. I was even the teacher’s aid one year. FERMER LA JEALOUSYYY. So it’s a big holiday week and guess what!! We’re eating clean. Is this sacrilegious? Je ne sais pas. I also realize I’m calling […]

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Lentils with Garden Vegetables, Avocado, Walnuts and Hummus

She’s a brainiac, braaaainiac, at your door. And she’s thinking like she never thought before. Brain food! Not brains in the food, ya silly boob, but food that’s good for your brain, ya lilly moob. You know how we’re supposed to eat certain foods that look like certain parts of our body because those foods […]

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Lentil Salad with Roasted Red Peppers, Parsley and Almonds

The effect it had on me . . . It was like, my mind went completely numb. My throat closed in. My racing heart came to an abrupt halt, and then forgot how to beat for a good 20 seconds. My eyes froze, cried a tiny river, and then found their new happy place. My […]

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Mini Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pies

Sooo, does a white plush robe, a broken wooden spoon, and my guidance towards little green lentils into a pot make me a shepherd? Hey, I just drove 14 hours all by my lonesome. I’m a little delirious in the membririous. I made these mini lentil sheps last week before I left for Arkansas and […]

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Lentil and Zucchini Tacos with a Chipotle Cream Sauce

(I need to take this moment to tell you that WordPress will not allow me to put tabs and spaces where I so desire, like in a research paper, so this entire post might look jank to the naked eye. A bottle of aspirin is advised. Thank you.) It’s AUGUST! Which normally I wouldn’t be […]

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Beef and Lentil Curry

OMG. Do you see that yellow glow coming from this pot o’ curry? Okay, ignore the yellow light reflection in the actual pot (photo shoot fail!) but look INSIDE at that rich, vibrant curry sauce that BEGS for your tongue to do the Electric Slide through it. That glow is turmeric. AKA: God’s gift to […]

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Indian-Spiced Roasted Vegetables Over Lentils

It’s time to be a good girl. It’s time to snuggle some vegetables, pony up to some fiber, group hug some fruit, and drink my way through an Olympic-sized swimming pool. Minus the chlorine. Not that I can’t appreciate a juicy mcgruicy burger from time to time, but after sampling 6 (SIX, you guys) of […]

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