Tag Archives: lentils

Eggplant, Lentil & Quinoa Casserole

This is a variation on a casserole I’ve been making for the last couple of years whenever I need a week’s worth of something healthy on hand. It combines a balance of protein, grains, and veggies, so it works really well when I have a crazy busy week and need to grab and go! I […]

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Lentil & Oat Thanksgiving Loaf

This weekend we celebrate Thanksgiving here in Canada.  Happy Thankgiving!!! This is my most favourite holiday as it is all about family and food.  And expressing what we’re thankful for.  I am deeply thankful for my loving & supportive family & friends, and for my health and circumstances which currently allow me to follow my […]

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Masoor Dhal (Red Lentil Dhal)

Comfort food for me definitely involves Indian spices.  I love the smells of cumin, garlic and onions wafting through the house.  There’s no way to beat it – especially as colder weather is approaching and the urge to hide indoors starts to peek out! One of my favourite comfort dishes is an Indian dhal with […]

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Rhubarb Chutney

I never seem to know when I can find rhubarb around here… But I managed to score a few precious stalks, so I wanted to do something really special with it. Back in the spring, I had found a recipe for rhubarb chutney, and filed it on the “To Eat” list for later in the […]

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Lentil & Root Vegetable Curry

This lentil & root veggie curry may not be the prettiest to look at (and photographed by candlelight and fluorescents doesn’t help, but give me a break, it was cottage time), but it sure is DIVINE. I made it as a vegetarian response to all the meaty/fishy things the boys were eating up at the […]

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100 Posts at Kitchen Operas — A Celebration!

Woooo!  A celebration is in order!  Yesterday’s Red Quinoa Salad was my 100th blog post on Kitchen Operas!  It’s been such fun for me to start this blog, and here’s to many hundreds more!!! I would love to say a huge thank you to all of you who read, subscribe to, and comment on the […]

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Hot Pink Salad with Meyer Lemon Dressing

Dear Mum, It was supremely wonderful to celebrate Mother’s Day with you this weekend, both at our low-glycemic family cooking class with Meghan, who created an awesome menu for us, full of Cold Rolls with Almond Dipping Sauce: Pear, Avocado, and Arugula Salad: Curried Cauliflower & Root Veggie Soup: Cauliflower Tabouli: Almond Flax Veggie Burgers: […]

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Beluga Lentil & Asparagus Salad

When I made my lentil & beet salad, I made sure to make extra beluga lentils to have on hand for the next week of meals.  I ended up making some super quick & vegan Chipotle “Snobby Joe’s” (lentils & tomato sauce on a bun), and this asparagus salad.  I love how the beluga lentils […]

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Magenta Beet & Lentil Salad

I first started making Mark Bittman’s Beet & Lentil Salad last April, when I needed to take a gluten-free vegan dish to Ashley‘s birthday potluck.  I had some ramps (also known as wild leeks) on hand from the farmers’ market and roasted them along with the beets, and tossed them into the final salad.  Holy […]

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Kale & Lentil Dal

This warming-to-the-core lentil dish is perfect for today: our first day of snow!  Granted, it was just flurries, but we had snow!! Today was also my first day of Meghan Telpner’s 5 Days Low Glycemic Eating Challenge.  I had to get creative at lunch out, and so had egg salad on a bed of greens […]

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