Lentil Barley Soup

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Lentils and barley are both wonderful foods for improving the nutrition of your diet while reducing your environmental impact and spending less money on food. This filling soup brings the two together in the best possible way for a warming, flavorful meal you’ll be happy to eat again and again.

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Lentil Edamame Stew

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The fresh bright flavors of parsley and mint team up with the warmth of cumin and cinnamon for an herbally spiced tango of flavors that will delight your mouth. Eat with a spoon or scoop up with whole grain pita. Tip: Shelled edamame is usually easy to find with frozen vegetables.

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Lentil & Chicken Stew

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Try this stew on a cold winter’s night for a healthy, satisfying meal. It’s easy to scale up for larger crowds or for easy leftovers. If you scale this dish up, it’s an excellent option to freeze in individual portions for easy meals throughout the month.

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Rice Cooker Lentils & Rice

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Rice isn’t the only thing you can cook in a rice cooker. Rice cookers, which are designed to shut off or reduce heat at a certain point in their cook cycle, are often on the approved cooking equipment list for dorms. This dish, made with shelf-stable and inexpensive ingredients, is a perfect option for college […]

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Mediterranean Chicken Salad

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Lemon and olive oil are a classic combination for dressing salad, and they’re a perfect pairing with lentils, which boost the fiber and protein in this easy salad.

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Penne with Lentils

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Lentils are a wonderful source of protein and fiber. They’re good for the planet and good for your body, and gosh darn it, they’re just plain tasty if you cook ’em right. This simple dish is a yummy and easy way to try adding lentils to your diet.

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Tomato Lentil Soup

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This recipe is a protein-filled elevation of tomato soup. Lentils are a wonderful food to learn to cook with if they aren’t yet a staple of your diet. Nutritious, cheap, and easy to flavor any number of ways, they’re a powerhouse ingredient for any kitchen, and especially kitchens minding a budget. This soup uses blending […]

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Lentil Spinach Salad

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Make a few extra lentils when you’re making dinner and set some aside to turn into this super easy lunch salad the next days. A lot of flavor in this dish will come down to which lentils you choose and how you cook them…lentils leftover from this dish would work very nicely, so increase the […]

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