Tag Archives: Lentils

Stuffed Peppers – a plant-based recipe

In my last post, the issue of ultra-processed plant-based foods was on the table.  Somehow these foods are getting an undeserved health halo and it’s time to recognize them for what they are. While there are commercial products available in the marketplace that would measure up to a homemade plant-based dish as a healthy choice, […]

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Sugar Snap Pea & Lentil Salad with Mint Vinaigrette

  Have you heard about the buzz about the Fun de Lentil Tour? Well, it’s all about how Canadian chefs across the country are cooking up  delicious, nutritious lentils  in their eateries. Check out one of the participating restaurants  near you and then vote  your way to victory with the chance to win a trip […]

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Bean, Lentil and Brown Rice Casserole with Chipotle Peppers

When I think of canola,  I can’t help but think of lentils. A few years ago, when I was on a Love Your Lentils tour, where we visited Saskatchewan’s farmlands, there were endless fields of yellow canola flowers alongside.  So to me, lentils and canola make for a winning Canadian combo. This fibre and protein-packed […]

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The Lentil Hunter – Moroccan Lentils & Table Bread

May is Love Your Lentils month, when homegrown lentils are celebrated across the country. Canada is the world’s largest producers of lentils. To celebrate the popular pulse, Canadian Lentils has launched “Lentil Hunter with Chef Michael Smith” a new five-part web series. In the series, Chef Michael Smith, Food Network host, cookbook author, nutrition activist, […]

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The 2012 Love Your Lentils Tour Cooking Challenge: Lentil Salad with Feta and Herbs

In my post  Five reasons to put lentils on your plate, I mentioned the 2012 Love Your Lentils Tour  and a fun activity the organizers had in store for us –    a cooking challenge much like those you see on the Food Network.  We, a group of dietitians from both Canada and the U.S., were […]

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