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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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Lentil Soup

By Fredrica Syren-Green Mom Because I’m on bed rest due to pre-labor, hubby has been my sous chef and we cook together. It means I’m in charge or all prep work and does that actually cooking with my supervision. He’s really getting into it and I was so surprised when …

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Lentil Bolognese 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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Mushroom and Lentil Patties

As a vegetarian family, we eat a lot of beans and lentils. Eating lentils straight up is not that much fun since they are small and get kind of mushy; but in a soup or — in this case — as a patty, they work great. These lentil patties are …

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