Green Lentils and Rice Assyrian Style

This recipe is really simple this week. That's kind of where I'm at this week. With my schedule changing again, I'm not in the mood for any more complexities. Now this doesn't mean I want a boring recipe. Some of the simplest recipes can be flat out amazing. I wanted the most bang for my [...]

Curried Lentils with Golden Raisins

This recipe is from the America's Test Kitchen Complete Vegetarian Cookbook. As you have heard me say before, I love lentils. Lentils cook quickly and are a great source of protein. I now have 50 pounds of lentils because dry beans have been hard to come by. With a lot of people hoarding dry beans, [...]

A vegetarian low sodium holiday meal

I decided to make a second holiday meal this year that was for sure healthy, vegetarian, low sodium and dairy free. The bad part of other people cooking for you is that they may not understand the intricacies of your diet. For example, my sister in law made these wonderful chicken bites. She did everything [...]

Lentil Bolognese

Bolognese sauce is one of the standard sauces in Italian cuisine.  It's a meat sauce which is totally delicious.  Because it is a meat sauce, it's also a lot of saturated fat and calories.  Then pair it with pasta and you have a nutritional nightmare.  Fear not, the humble lentil saves the day!  Sorchapud posted [...]