I have never met a lentil I didn’t like. They’re a gentle and friendly little legume. You don’t have to presoak them, and they’re generally simpatico with my way of being. In looking for unusual and creative ways to prepare them, I happened across this recipe from the awesomely named Veganomicon. One of the authors of Veganomicon is the author of a cookbook I’ve blogged about before: Salad Samurai. Check out more Terry Hope Romero recipes I’ve tried here and here!
pumpkin chili with fire-roasted tomatoes, white beans, and toasted pepitas
Have you heard of Thug Kitchen? Warning: There’s a lot of cussing! I think it’s funny but hey, my Mom reads this so I’ll be keeping it clean. But if you don’t mind the swearing, their thing is to help regular people eat healthy – keepin’ it real – and their recipes are really great, so check out their cookbook. This vegetarian chili turned out so well, I will definitely be trying more in the future! Continue reading
zingy lime-cumin fish tacos
clementine jicama salad with fresh mint and lime-cumin vinaigrette
I love clementine season! I buy a crate every week, but sometimes we don’t get to eat them all. One day I had a lot of clementines that needed to be used, so I invented this salad. Lime and cumin offset the sweetness of the clementines. There’s chipotle for smokiness, jicama for crunch, and mint for extra zing. Continue reading