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Spicy Red Lentil Soup

a bowl of lentil soup

  This lentil soup is loaded with disease lowering antioxidants. Factor in the power of turmeric to help reduce your chances of developing Alzheimer’s, and you have a bowl of soup that tastes too good to be good for you. Red lentils, are small and cook faster than their cousin’s green, brown, tan and black […]

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Wheatberry and Lentil Salad

This vegetarian heart healthy wheatberry and lentil salad is great in the winter months. Double the serving size and you have a main course vegetarian entree.  From Homegrown: Celebrating the Canadian foods we grow, raise and produce Whitecap (2015) Recipe by: Erin McGregor, P.H.Ec. RD Makes 5 ½ cups (1.3 L) One serving = ¾ […]

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Lentil and Rice Salad

  This main course vegetarian lentil and brown rice is slightly sweet making it kid friendly. And whenever your kids are eating heart healthy good for you foods its a good day! You will need to have 2 cups (500 mL) of plain cooked brown rice on hand before you start cooking. My advise is […]

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Barley 101

This super grain is one of the richest sources of both soluble and insoluble fibre. These dietary fibres provide your colon with friendly bacteria which helps makes your colon a happy camper. Barley’s true claim to fame lies in its high levels of beta glucan, which helps lower cholesterol which in turn lowers your chances […]

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