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Category Archives: Beans & Legumes
This rich and luscious golden beet hummus is extra smooth and creamy. The beets add a silkiness that is hard to achieve with beans alone, and add a very subtle, sweet earthy flavour to this beloved dip. Plus a little … Continue reading
Lentil Sloppy Joes are the answer for a delicious meatless meal that will satisfy the whole family. Kids love ’em. Plop the flavourful lentil filling onto buns, top with cheese, and enjoy this fantastically-flavoured, fun, messy meal. (Skip to recipe) … Continue reading
A zesty bean salad stuffed with good things like tuna, red pepper and artichoke hearts makes a great salad-as-a-meal and is easy to make ahead for picnics, potlucks, and packed lunches, so you can get outside and spend time in … Continue reading
Who doesn’t love quesadillas? How about these Refried Lentil Quesadillas? They taste fantastic and are super high in fiber and nutrients, to boot! Well, I took a big gulp, crossed both fingers and took the leap – I made a … Continue reading
Crisp broccoli and smoky lentils are the stars of this refreshing salad. As soon as I see the first primroses for sale in their little pots in the grocery stores, my heart cannot help but sing and start to feel … Continue reading
This creamy, cheesy, lentil ‘polenta’ is a wonderful base for flavourful mushroom ragu. The more I cook with lentils, the more I am in awe of the versatility of this nutritious little legume. I mean, what other food can so … Continue reading
Add nutritious lentils and luscious cheese to mashed potatoes to turn them into the star of your next meal! My mom has never really liked potatoes, so all the years growing up, I thought I didn’t like them either. It’s … Continue reading
A lentil crust and zippy filling make these southwest taco tartlets do a salsa dance in your mouth! Whenever the temperatures start plummeting and it feels like we are so deeply buried in winter that spring will never come, I … Continue reading
Don’t you just love it when the tantalizing aroma of a savoury dish bubbling away on the stove brings family members sniffing into the kitchen? Mmmmm. Something smells good! What’s for supper? And don’t you just love it when that … Continue reading