This lentil, carrot and quick pickled fennel salad makes the perfect light yet satiating lunch or dinner all on it’s own or paired with some roasted vegetables and/or a spread on whole grain sourdough. It comes together quickly for a delicious nutrient dense meal.
This hearty soup is made with brown lentils, sweet potatoes, and tuscan kale and seasoned with za’atar spice and herbamare for a comforting and satisfying one pot meal that’s packed with protein, fiber, and several essential vitamins and minerals.
Once considered a peasant food in the Arab world, Mujaddara is a delicious mixture of lentils, rice and onions that also happens to be nutritious. This version is made with small brown lentils and brown rice, according to my Lebanese Mama’s recipe.