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French Lentils with Roasted Root Vegetables

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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

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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

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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

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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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Mini Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pies

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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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Beef and Lentil Curry

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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

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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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