Tag Archives: lentils

Cooking with Kids: Lentil Sloppy Joes

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

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Refried Lentil Quesadillas {Video}

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

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Broccoli Lentil Salad – for the Best of Spring in Wintertime

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

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‘Po-lentil-a’ with Mushroom Ragu

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

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Creamy, Cheesy, Lentil Mashed Potatoes

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

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Lentil Taco Tartlets

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

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Chocolate Truffle Cake Pops – with a Surprising Secret Ingredient!

Truffle cake pops with a decadent, creamy, chocolate filling – you’ll never guess the secret healthy ingredient inside! I challenge you. I challenge you, at your next fancy gathering or casual get-together, to serve these cake pops, and see if your … Continue reading

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German-Style Sweet and Sour Lentil ‘Eintopf’ (One Pot)

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

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Lentil Rice Bowl with Candied Pecans, Cranberries, and Knock-Your-Socks-Off Tahini-Miso Dressing

I am loving my lentils lately. (Nice alliteration, huh?) In the last couple weeks I have been inspired by the Canadian Lentils Recipe Contest to play around in my kitchen to come up with new recipes for the jars of … Continue reading

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