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Misr Wat – Ethiopian Spiced Red Lentils

Misr Wat - Ethiopian Spiced Red Lentils

Hot, filling and simple to throw together, there’s no reason to go out to get your Ethiopian fix with this recipe for misr wat, a red lentil stew simmered with tomatoes and flavored with berbere. Berbere, a chili spice blend literally meaning “hot” in Amharic (the main language in Ethiopia), is one of the trademarks… Read More »

Quinoa Lentil Salad with Ginger-Curry Vinaigrette

Quinoa Lentil Salad with Ginger Curry Vinaigrette

It’s no secret that lentils are one of our favorite pantry staples because they are versatile and add an earthiness to soups, salads, and stews. Kathy uses French green lentils (which hold their shape when cooked) in this delicious and colorful winter salad with a fragrant vinaigrette. Lentils and quinoa are cooked separately then tossed… Read More »

Koshari – Egyptian Rice and Lentils with Spicy Tomato Sauce

Koshari - The National Dish of Egypt

After a weekend of heavy holiday dishes and lots of cooking, this national dish of Egypt is a light, yet filling midweek solution. It includes a blend of soft lentils, rice, and macaroni noodles under a chili tomato sauce and fresh crispy onions. As Kimberly explains in her recipe, the meal is traditionally put together… Read More »

Lentil and Mushroom Meatballs

Lentil and Mushroom Meatballs

This isn’t any of that fake-meat nonsense. This is simply a creative use of the heartiest and most nutritious ingredients that the vegetarian world has to offer put together to create a perfect “meat”-ball with the texture and satisfaction of the real thing. Instead of using ground meat, Kate cleverly creates a meaty, hearty mixture… Read More »

Lentil and Potato Dal

Lentil and Potato Dal

Indian food is one of our favorite ethnic cuisines because it’s full of complex flavors and spices that tingles ever corner of our palates. Most people only enjoy Indian cuisine at restaurants (or the dreaded all-you-can-eat buffet) but this recipe proves that you can recreate the layers of flavor at home any night of the… Read More »

Hearty Lentil and Black Bean Soup with Smoked Paprika

Hearty Lentil and Black Bean Soup with Smoked Paprika

Sometimes all you need is a big, steaming bowl of soup to warm you from the inside out and help you weather a storm. And when that day comes, this is the soup we want to have. Hearty lentils and black beans are simmered until tender in a rich broth that gets a unique smoky… Read More »

Slow Cooker Indian Butternut Squash and Red Lentil Curry

Slow Cooker Indian Butternut Squash and Red Lentil Curry - vegetarian, easily vegan, and naturally gluten free!

When the weather gets cold, we dig into the back of our closets to pull out a kitchen gadget that takes a “hibernation” during the summer – the slow cooker. And while soups and stews might be the backbone of what slow cookers excel at making, we recently used ours to make this creamy, vegetarian… Read More »

7 Healthy Meals for Dinner Tonight and Lunch Tomorrow

7 Healthy Meals for Dinner Tonight and Lunch Tomorrow

Feeling a little overwhelmed with everything you have to get done this week but still want to be able to put a homemade meal on the table for your family at night? Well, one of our tricks to eating well with minimal fuss is the double-duty meal – dishes you can make for dinner tonight… Read More »

Warm Up with 8 Vegetarian and Vegan Chili Recipes

8 Vegetarian and Vegan Chili Recipes for Fall

As the weather starts to cool down and football season is in full swing, we’re busting out our large pots and slow cookers to make big batches of comforting, hearty chili. While there are the days when we like to keep things traditional with a meat chili, for Meatless Monday we’re mixing things up and… Read More »

The Top 5 Meatless and Vegetarian Recipes of 2013

The Top 5 Meatless, Vegetarian, and Vegan Recipes of 2013

As 2013 comes to an end, we look back on what’s been a tremendous year for us. We’ve added hundreds of new recipes and bloggers to our community and have been able to inspire hundreds of thousands of people around the world. When we reflect on the past year, we always wonder, “what did people… Read More »

11 Healthy Salads That Are Filling Enough For Dinner

11 Healthy, Protein-Packed Salads That Are Filling Enough For Dinner

As we find ourselves several weeks into the New Year, “2015” is starting to sound a little less strange, we’re no longer incessantly scribbling down/crossing out the incorrect date, and we’re doing what we can to stay toasty. Part of this larger adjustment involves transitioning from the ever-indulgent holiday season, replacing brazen cookie binges with… Read More »

12 Hearty Winter Salad Recipes for Thanksgiving

12 Hearty Winter Salads for Thanksgiving

Take a detour into veggie land during your Thanksgiving feast and give one of these seasonal salads a try! While the highlights of the traditional turkey day meal are of the gravy-drenched and stuffed variety, we’re here to advocate for the refreshing benefits of adding a salad to the mix. Afterall, man cannot live on… Read More »

How to Make a Pumpkin Vase Centerpiece

How to Turn a Pumpkin into a Centerpiece

Tired of only using pumpkins to make jack-o-lanterns? We recently came across this picture on Facebook and thought it was just genius! If you can get your hands on some smaller pumpkins, you can easily turn them into decorative table centerpieces and vases for the entire Fall season. Here’s what you have to do: Find… Read More »

25 Healthy Burger Recipes That Don’t Suck

20+ Healthy Burger Recipes That Don't Suck - these are burgers that taste good and feel good! #burgerweek

Praise to the burger. We all know the feeling – the mood where the only thing you‘re craving is a big, fat, red meat filled, bacon cheese burger sandwiched between a thick brioche bun. Whether it’s for lunch, dinner, or sometime in between, nothing else can come close to satisfying you. We know this to… Read More »

Go With the Grain: 13 Soups and Stews with Whole Grains

13 Soups and Stews with Whole Grains

Move over white rice, whole grains are the popular guys in town. More than ever, we are being told by health professionals to consume more whole grains, like brown rice and quinoa, and less refined grains, like white rice and pastas made with white flour, and for good reason: studies show whole grains can lower… Read More »

50 Healthy Slow Cooker Recipes from Breakfast to Dinner

50 of the Best Healthy Slow Cooker Recipes from Breakfast to Dinner

There’s something so cozy about a slow cooker. Its low-maintenance, says “Forget about it” until you walk in the door, and voilà: dinner is served. But slow-cooked “comfort food” doesn’t limit its options to traditional cheesy potatoes and meatloaf. And while you might try to lighten the caloric intake in the new year, you aren’t… Read More »