Category Archives: Recipes and Tips
Snacks for Supper! 30+ Fun Recipes That Turn Snack Foods Into Meals We were so excited to discover this unique article written by Perri O. Blumberg with additional reporting by Rachel Hofstetter. Add a little out-of-the-bag thinking to your favorite packaged snacks and you’ve got dozens of recipes for fun desserts, party food, and more. [...]
It’s National Nutritious Month and guess what’s trending? Protein and The Mediterranean Diet. Take a look at this CBS News Special we found on The Mediterranean Diet. They discuss how it’s recommended to eat legumes at least 3 times a week to possibly help reduce heart disease, heart attacks and strokes.
Don’t you just love the moist, rich taste of old-fashioned chocolate cake? Unfortunately, for those of us pursuing a gluten-free lifestyle, delicious chocolate cake is tough to find. We’ve got a solution: Satisfy your cravings with this amazingly delicious gluten-free recipe! Added bonus: This recipe is packed with lentils. MAJOR superfood points! Now let’s get [...]
Unsure how to cook lentils? Here’s how to prepare the world’s easiest lentils and make them perfectly delicious every time! Rule of Thumb: 2 cups of raw lentils will serve 4 people. 1. Rinse the lentils to remove any dirt or stones. 2. Place the Lentils in a large cooking pot. 3. Add 2 cups [...]
During the 18th century, cabbage and lentils were staples in the diet of German peasants. Enjoy the delicious flavor and wholesome nutrition of cabbage and lentils with these simple cabbage rolls!
This savory lentil crust is excellent on fish, and can also be used on skinless chicken breasts.
Enjoy your lentils Roman style! This recipe comes from a book written by the Roman physician Anthimus around 500 B.C. “Lentils are good when washed and carefully boiled in fresh water. Make sure that the first lot of water is poured away, and a second lot of water added as required, but not too much, [...]
Way back in 1150 BC, Rameses III was enjoying a delicious soup like this one! His burial temple depicts a servant girl preparing lentil stew. But don’t worry – you don’t have to be a Pharaoh to enjoy this special lentil soup. This soup is inexpensive and easy to make, and offers a wonderful twist [...]
Layered Mexican dips make a wonderful, warm comfort food for cold winter months, but the calories and fat they contain are a healthy snacker’s nightmare. Sour cream, cheese, guacamole, and refried beans and tortilla chips are all high in fat and salt. We’ve created a healthier version of this delicious dip that has all the [...]
Want to make your hummus creamier without added calories from lots of oil? Toni, has the solution! Her recipe won our recent Facebook Recipe Contest, and it uses yogurt to make hummus creamy and smooth, without adding fat. Try this delicious hummus dip for your next party or gathering! To receive updates on future contests [...]