Lentil Tikka Masala

In the midst of the cold and runny noses everywhere, this warm dish with ginger and turmeric is perfect to keep those germs in check.  Also, lentils are amazing.  Note: this recipe uses an Instant Pot pressure cooker.  If one is not available for your use, the recipe can be created by slow cooking the… Continue reading Lentil Tikka Masala

Lentil Soup Balls

Sometimes, you make too much lentil soup.  No worries!  I get it.  This recipe is for you. Ingredients ½ onion, cubed¼ bell pepper, cubed2-3 cups leftover lentil and bulgur stew, found here1-2 cups rolled oats to reach desired consistency½ cup mint, chopped1 tsp. sumac or to tasteSalt and pepper to taste Method Preheat oven to… Continue reading Lentil Soup Balls

Lentil and Bulgur Stew

This recipe was inspired by a Turkish stew I found in a cook book.  I always enjoy venturing out into old or international cook books for inspiration.  I got to experience flavors and spices I had never encountered together before.  This one turned out great! Note: this recipe uses an Instant Pot pressure cooker.  If… Continue reading Lentil and Bulgur Stew

Misir Wat Nuggets with Sunflower Seed Dipping Sauce

This is by far the best nugget recipe I have had yet.  The lentils mixed with the farro make the texture chewy and sticky, so they don’t crumble when bit into.  They are fantastic, especially with the dipping sauce.  I would say this leftover recipe is better than my original Misir Wat.  Don’t take my… Continue reading Misir Wat Nuggets with Sunflower Seed Dipping Sauce

Thanksgiving Lentil Loaf

Okay, y’all.  It’s finally here!  This recipe was a gigantic surprise success since all I was interested in while making it was getting rid of the vegetables in my fridge.  It turned out better than I could have ever expected!  With that said, please note that basically all of these ingredients can be substituted for… Continue reading Thanksgiving Lentil Loaf

Stuffed Acorn Squash

This recipe is incredibly versatile.  This is kind of a get-rid-of-all-of-the-vegetables-in-the-fridge recipe, so all ingredients are interchangeable.  Even potatoes can be added if so desired!  It’s simple, easy, and delicious.  That’s all you need.  Let me know what you think! Ingredients 1 acorn squash, cut in half and deseeded ¼ purple onion, roughly chopped 3-5… Continue reading Stuffed Acorn Squash

Red Lentil Curry

This recipe is one of my favorite go-to dishes that is simple and quick to make.  Inspiration for this recipe came from High Carb Hannah’s Instant Pot recipe book.  If you do not have an Instant Pot, this recipe can easily be made on the stove.  Cooking times will be different, though. Ingredients Curry 2… Continue reading Red Lentil Curry