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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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French Lentils with Kale and Shrimp

Do you ever find yourself zombieously wandering around your kitchen, scanning the pantry inventory for dinner: wild rice, lentils, oats, cob webs. WAIT, oh ew. And then you drag yourself out to the garden, squinting into the blinding sun to check out what’s left of the season: kale, some herbs, a few tomatoes, weeds. WAIT, […]

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Grilled Chicken with Herbed Roasted Squash and Lentils

Something about today’s rumbling thunderstorms, a fresh, extra-blond summer ‘do, new brakes on the element and an overnight visit from my brother-in-law really had me craving grilled chicken with patty pan squash and lentils. IT DID. Okay it didn’t. You caught me. The meal was planned. BUT, something about today’s rumbling thunderstorms, a fresh, extra-blond […]

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A New Kind of Sauce

Can I see a show of hands of you who love eating pasta? Good, good. Now, can I see a show of hands of those watching their waistline? Yep, new year, makes sense. Lastly, can I see a show of hands of you who would like a healthier take on pasta with a rich sauce […]

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