Spiced Red Lentils and Rice (Mesir Wat)

We have a special treat for you today. As you may know, we love travel and cuisines from around the world. This recipe comes to us straight from Ethiopia — via Indianapolis! Exodus Refugee Immigration is a well-known organization in our city that welcomes refugees to Indiana and offers them a...

Dan’s Dal Makhani

Do you have people in your life you feel like you were fated to meet? We’re lucky to have several of those people in our lives, and one of them is Dan. We like to joke that Dan is more of  a brother than a friend – so much so...

Lentil and Butternut Squash Soup with Chard

We hope all of you who celebrated Thanksgiving this past week had a lovely holiday. We had a wonderful day with family and friends — and a restful Friday afterwards lazing around the house, which is something we don’t do terribly often. Now that the holiday is over, we know...

Quick Coconut Curry Lentils with Greens

We’ve been working on our repertoire of quick weeknight meals lately. This one comes from an idea I had one night trying to determine what to do with some kale from the garden. I ad-libbed with some brown lentils and a can of coconut milk we had on-hand, threw in...

Lentil and Grilled Vegetable Tacos

We love the latest taco craze in restaurants, bars and food trucks — because we can’t get enough of them either!  Whether they’re totally authentic or ideas with creative flair, we love finding new and interesting filling combinations. Since we eat mainly meatless at home, it’s sometimes a challenge thinking...

Red Lentil Soup

How is it that lentils are conspicuously absent from the traditional Midwest American diet? Neither Alex nor I remember eating them much (if ever) as children. It’s a shame, since they’re delicious and bursting with nutrition, not to mention budget-friendly. Just looking at their bright, happy color can cure any...








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