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Lentil and tomato stew

This is one my family’s favorite meals and one I usually make in the crockpot so it’s one I can prep in the morning and have ready at mealtime. The base is lentils, tomato sauce and potato and the rest of the vegetables I use varies depending on what I …

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Why You Should Eat More Beans

By Larraine Roulston: When we enjoy more plant-based foods on our dinner plates, not only will we become healthier, but also our action will have a positive impact on the planet.For centuries, beans have been an important part of our diet. Beans and other legumes, such as chick peas and …

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Lentil Shakshuka

Shakshuka is a tomato stew with middle eastern flavors and usually is cooked with eggs in the sauce. I make mine vegan by skipping the eggs and instead like to serve it with hummus and roasted potatoes and I add red lentils to sauce to add some more filling aspect. …

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Pulses to the Rescue

By Larraine Roulston: Beans. Peas. Favas. Chickpeas. Lentils. Good for your health. Great for the environment. Amazingly delicious to eat! These unassuming members of the pulse family are impressively resilient and will stand up to the effects of climate change. In order to educate people about their rich value, the …

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The Mighty Lentils And Pasta Sauce

By Fredrica Syren A friend and I talked about busy days and how hard it can be to cook something tasty, nutritious and fast at the end of the day when the kids are super hungry and cranky. This is one of my fast recipes that I use often. It’s …

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Coconut Curry Pumpkin Soup

By Fredrica Syren: My friend Cori gave me lots of large pumpkins that she grew this fall. I roasted and pureed most of them, and froze them. Cooking with pumpkins is lots of work but so worth the time and effort. Not only does it taste great but it is …

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Rustic Red Wine Lentil Stew

By Fredrica Syren: I made lentil stew for our Christmas dinner, and it was a huge hit. It’s warming, satisfying and altogether yummy — and perfect for a special occasion or a very cold winter day. I served it with roasted potatoes and a large spinach salad but it goes …

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Vegan Tomato Pasta Sauce

By Fredrica Syren: So many on Instagram ask for recipes when I cook something that I decided I need to post some of them here on Green-Mom.com. You can also find lots of my old recipes under recipes on the left hand bar categories. This week is my last week …

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Lentils—World’s Most Healthy Food?

By Fredrica Syren: I still remember the first time I ever tasted lentils. I hated everything about them – taste, texture . . . even the thought of them. Who would want to eat lentils?? A funny thing happened, though: I fell in love with lentils and today they are …

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Meatless Monday — Curried Vegetable and Lentil Soup

By Fredrica Syren It’s true that following a well balanced vegetarian diet is very good for your health, but I think it’s an assumption that all vegetarians and vegans eat healthfully. There are plenty of vegetarians and vegans who do not like vegetables and/or eat tons of processed foods. A …

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