but cooking well with them involves just a few key preparation steps, including rinsing and avoiding cast iron or aluminum pans. What you get is the third highest source of protein as well as an excellent source of other nutrients such as fiber and potassium.
Maybe you’ve tried lentils and didn’t care for their texture or taste. That’s OK because there are lots of ways to prepare this delicious, nutritious food. Toast them and add them to homemade bars, for example. Mix up in a salad. Puree for a thicker soup. Make it patties, or use them in tacos. While you’re at it, you’ll be able to try more and more varieties of lentils.
Looking forward to getting more protein from this excellent source?
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Dea is passionate about pursuing gentle, pure living in all its forms. She’s a veg and fruit foodie, who loves to explore the healing properties of plant-based foods and then fully indulge in their sun-filled taste. She believes that “In the end, only three things matter: how much you loved, how gently you lived, and how gracefully you let go of things not meant for you.”