Lentils for lunch

Loaded with protein and fiber, lentils are not only a healthy meal option–but a tasty one too!  Growing up, our mom prepared lentil soup during the chilly months; however, we’ve managed to enhance their flavor with our own special recipe.  With steamed lentils from Trader Joe’s and an array of vegetables, lunch is served.

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Lentil & Veggie Medley

Heat 1 tablespoon of grape seed oil over medium heat. Chop carrots, red onion, zucchini, squash and bok choy and add to preheated pan. Saute vegetables and add prepared lentils. Heat thoroughly.

*If you’d like a little spice (and added nutritional value) sprinkle cayenne pepper while sauteing vegetables.

Ingrid & Lucy

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