Lentils: An Alternative to Soy

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A good source of plant-based protein, lentils make for a healthy alternative to soy. In addition to being rich in nutrients, lentils are also budget-friendly. From nutritional benefits to tips for cooking and storing, read more now to find out all you need to know to start adding these legumes to your diet today.

Turmeric Red Lentil Soup with Kale

The Best Turmeric Red Lentil Soup with Kale | Foodal.com

If you’ve never cooked with red lentils before, this is a great recipe to start with. In this easy vegetarian soup, the lentils are simmered till tender and infused with the delicious flavors of turmeric and cumin, then mixed with kale to add a pop of color. Beautiful, vibrant, and satisfying, you’ll be begging for more. Get the recipe from Foodal now.

Super Tasty Hearty Argentine Lentil Stew

Argentine Lentil Stew | Foodal.com

Craving warm, comforting foods during the colder seasons? Cozy up to a large pot of Argentine stew! This hearty vegetarian dish is full of wholesome ingredients like lentils, squash, mushrooms, and many more healthy veggies. Cook a big batch, freeze it, and enjoy it all throughout the fall and winter. Get the recipe from Foodal now!

The Power Of Pulses, Beans, and Legumes in Your Diet

Enjoy the tasty variety of dried legumes, also referred to as pulses. | Foodal.com

Pulses are an important part of the legume family – the dried, edible seeds of certain species that provide us with excellent sources of protein and fiber, as well as minerals and vitamins. And growing legumes actually nourishes the soil instead of depleting it! Read all about these important dietary ingredients right here on Foodal.

Carrot, Rainbow Chard, and Red Potato Daal with Seared Chicken Breasts

Top down view of a Carrot, Rainbow Chard, and Red Potato Daal with Seared Chicken Breasts with salad.

After I wrote that last post, I got a fresh burst of cooking energy, no doubt thanks to all your easy-meal ideas (you guys are the best!), and so I freezer-prepped a bunch of crockpot meals, made an elaborate cake and roasted homemade fries over and over again. Then my brother was in town and, in …

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