Easy, 20-Minute Barbecue Lentil Sandwich Filling

Our family loves lentils. They are the fastest form of plant-based protein and fiber on the planet. The cook in twenty minutes, making them perfect for quick, easy weeknight meals. One pound of dried lentils (2 1/4 cups) will yield six cups of cooked lentils. Talk about a lot of bang for your buck! Additionally, … Read more

Sweet Apple Pie Oil-Free Dressing or Dip

Presenting the perfect summer salad! Begin by pairing sweet fruit with mixed greens. Then, sprinkle with a few walnut or pecan pieces. Finally, liberally anoint it with Sweet Apple Pie Dressing. This amazing new recipe is courtesy of our 17 year old son, Daniel. When not working his part-time job or studying school subjects, you’ll … Read more

Fast and Frugal Easy Lentil Taco Filling

If you have a tight food budget, then lentils may be just the ticket to saving more money. When it comes to a fast and filling meat substitute, you seriously can’t beat lentils. They cook in 20 minutes, contain a boatload of fiber and protein, and are incredibly versatile. I keep several pounds of lentils … Read more

Vegan Italian Lentil Soup

Many years ago I created this lentil soup recipe. Unlike most other dried beans, lentils do not need to be soaked before cooking. After 20 minutes, they are thoroughly cooked, not mushy, and perfectly soft. At $1.00-$1.50 a pound, they are a fantastic source of protein, folate, copper, and fiber. This soup has been a … Read more