Hearty Lentil Farrow Vegetable Soup

Hearty Lentil Farrow Vegetable Soup Whenever I am need of warming up, this is the meal I make. It is so simple and so very satisfying. Torn bread with olive oil or vegan butter makes this a perfect spread. Brown lentils are reminiscent of a beef stew while the lighter lentils make it more of […]

Spicy Red Lentil Soup with Spinach & Ginger

Spicy Red Lentil Soup with Spinach & Ginger 1  onion, small dice 1” fresh ginger, grated 1 medium onion, minced 1/4t cayenne pepper or 1 pepperonicini 1/2t smoked chipotle powder 3T olive oil 1t turmeric powder 1/2t pink salt 1/4t black pepper 2c red lentils, cooked 2c fresh spinach, cleaned and trimmed 1 veggie boulion cube […]

Coconut Curry Lentil Soup with Vegan Sour Cream

This soup is DELICIOUS! Just a perfect balance of savory, coconut curry love, and sweetness. The lentils provide a powerful punch of vegetable protein- I will be making this all the time from here on out. The sour cream offers a plain yogurt tang that completes the flavor profile- especially if you make it on the spicier […]

Simple Lentil Soup with Greens

I used fresh local spinach and it could not have been more satisfying. You can strip this soups down to just the onions and garlic and it would still be delicious. The turmeric adds a boost of anti inflammatory and antibacterial properties that we could all use more of and the cumin just makes it […]

Tomato Red Lentil Soup

This soup is so easy to make and a quick cooking source of  vegetable protein. Delicious on its own, or packed with freshly steamed, or sautéed greens. Tomato Red Lentil Soup 1 large onion, coarsely chopped 1 large can or 1 jar (28oz) strained, pureed tomatoes 1 clove garlic, smashed 1t black pepper 1/2t cayenne […]

Red lentil Dal with Spinach

I made this tonight- SO delicious..I steamed white basmati rice with cumin seeds and it was a perfect whole, quick, satisfying meal. I had a 1/2 of a fresh tomato left over that needed to be used so I added it to the mix- could use more tomato for sure or omit entirely. Totally gluten […]

Kichari (Lentil Rice DELICIOUSNESS)

Ellen’s Kichari (lentil & rice porridge)  Kichari means mixture, usually of two grains. “Kichari may well be the most perfect therapeutic recipe of all because it detoxifies the entire system, while kindling the body’s digestive fires called agni.” This recipe is nourishing and easy to digest, and can literally be paired down to just the […]

Curried Moong Dal Soup (Yellow Split pea)

Moong Dal is a traditional Indian pulse, it is a yellow split pea with the hull removed. It has a sweet and nutty flavor to it and makes a perfect addition to any vegan, gluten free diet as a quick cooking source of vegetable protein. This is one of my most favorite of the lentils. […]

Gluten Free Nut Loaf

This was DELICIOUS with the Basic Mushroom Gravy and some Smashed Potatoes. Would be equally delicious as a sandwich filling if there is any left over! Gluten Free Nut Loaf 1c-cooked lentils or smashed chickpeas 1c pecans- to be ground 1 1/2c cooked brown rice 4-5 slices Gluten Free toast-completely cooled, to be made into […]