Monthly Archives: August 2011
It’s that time of year again – Back to School. Shiny new lunchboxes line the counters, and parents across the nation wrestle with a perennial dilemma: how can I pack a healthy lunch that my kids will actually eat? Here are three reasons why legumes (such as lentils, beans, and chickpeas) are the perfect ingredients [...]
We recently discovered a great article from EmpowerHER entitled “5 Snacks for a Kick-butt Workout”. Here are the top picks for pre-workout snacking:
Watch Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert’s review of Lentil Crackers on New Product Hits and Misses for 8/17/2011
We haven’t posted about our lentil plant in a while, so here’s an update!
The Meat Eater’s Guide to Climate Change + Health recently published a study examining the carbon footprints of various protein-rich foods (view the whole chart below). Red meats such as beef and lamb land at the bottom of the chart, because their production results in high greenhouse gas emissions. Rising to the top of the [...]
Lentils were not popular in the US until World War II, when the government encouraged people to eat lentils, beans, and other vegetables in the place of meat to help the wartime economy. The government proclaimed, “Food Will Win the War!”, and instituted “Meatless Monday” and “Wheatless Wednesday” to help Americans cut back their food [...]