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  • Snack Today: Apple Lentil Muffins

    Apple Lentil Muffins

    Apples are in season now and varieties available across the country are vast and delicious. Not only can you crunch on apples as a convenient and portable snack, but they are also incredibly versatile and can be......

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  • Snack Today: Mexican Caviar Dip

    If you want to be a hit at your next get-together, make this Mexican Caviar Dip! This is my go-to dish when I am asked to bring something, and I am usually asked to bring this. It is the recipe I get asked......

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  • Lunch Today: Veggie and Lentil Salad

    veggies and lentils

    The weekend that kicks off summer is around the corner and many will be coming together to enjoy meals together. This recipe is perfect for a potluck. Fresh and filling, this fiber-filled dish is the perfect complement......

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  • Dinner Tonight: Lentil Stuffed Peppers

    Traditionally stuffed peppers are made with some sort of ground meat. This recipe for Lentil Stuffed Peppers goes vegetarian with lentils instead of beef. Lentils are packed with protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals, way more than you would find in ground beef. They......

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  • Dinner Tonight: Pasta with Lentil and Mushroom Ragu

    lentil-mushroom-raguSometimes I just need a big bowl of pasta. To me it is the ultimate in comfort food and thanks to a variety of premade pastas, it can be on the table in less than an hour. The star of this meal is......

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  • Dinner Tonight: Red Lentil Stew

    red-lentil-stewLow calorie, high protein, high fiber, body warming and quick and easy to make, this recipe hits every item on my checklist for weekday dinners. We are (like every family) always on the go, and between ice rinks, soccer domes and swimming pools,......

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  • Dinner Tonight: Lentil Loaf

  • Dinner Tonight: Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

    sweet-potatoesStuffed peppers are delicious, but if you want to try something different, stuffed sweet potatoes may become your new favorite. This recipe combines three superfoods – lentils, sweet potatoes and kale – to make this hearty and heart-healthy dish, loaded with fiber and......

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  • Dinner Tonight: Sweet Potato and Lentil Soup

    lentil-sweet-potato-soupAll this snow has me pulling out the soup pots. Soup is the perfect warming meal for days when you can't go anywhere. This one in particular has a bit of Thai flair to it. You will need red curry paste. I......

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  • Lentil Quinoa Burgers with Hemp Pesto

    It’s grilling season, and if you are a vegetarian, hamburgers aren’t high on your list for a fun summer meal. A great alternative is this recipe, which is chock-full of protein, fiber and omega-3's. The fiber will keep you feeling full, and the protein in the lentils will help balance......

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