Tag: lentils

Penne with eggplant 1

Penne with rosemary eggplant

When planning dinners I always take into consideration its nutritional value and try to include some protein-rich foods, i.e. legumes. However, I am detoxing severely now which gives me lots of unpleasant symptoms, including absent-mindedness, foggy brain, and forgetfulness. This…

Hatch pepper chile sin carne

Hatch peppers chile sin carne

Hatch peppers are here again. I really like this August hatching ritual. Mild yet flavorful, Hatch peppers are perfect to make chile sin carne. When they are not in season, I use poblano peppers and make it exact the same…

Okra with lentils

Okra with lentils

This meal is an excellent source of protein, complex carbohydrates, folate, thiamin, vitamin C, iron, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, copper, zinc, manganese, lycopene, fiber and other beneficial nutrients. Okra is a delicious vegetable. I eat it at least every other week,…

Quinoa salad

Quinoa salad

People are divided into those who love quinoa and those who hate it, the latter claiming that tastes bland. I think I belong to neither group and simply like it and eat it in moderation. My favorite quinoa dishes are…

Spaghetti with kale and veggies

Spaghetti with dinosaur kale and veggies

This dish is rich principally in vitamins A and K thanks to kale and red pepper, as well as in many other valuable micronutrients. It is high in complex carbohydrates and contains a moderate amount of protein (green peas are…