Quick Meal Ideas Using Store Bought Tabouli

December 13, 2013

There are  bountiful fresh and healthy food products readily available now in our grocery stores.  It’s easy to put together a healthy lunch in minutes with all of the incredible choices. Tabouli is one of my favorites.  It is a super nutritious salad that is tasty and offers texture and  color as well.  Tabouli is a salad composed mainly of parsley, bulgur, tomato, cucumber, onion, lemon juice and olive oil. It is delicious on its own as a side salad, but it is also a very versatile salad that can be tuned into a meal by adding a few select ingredients. Here are some of they ways I... View Article

Mighty Lentils (recipe included)

December 11, 2013

The mighty lentil has incredible nutritional value. They are high in B vitamins, protein and have virtually no fat.  For those with individuals with low iron stores, they are rich in iron and folic acid.  Lentils have the highest concentration of antioxidants among the legume family.  Because they are a slow burning carb and very high in fibre,  lentils can help lower bad cholesterol and help stabilize blood sugar. Lentils are favorable and useful in cooking.  They are quick and easily prepared.  They are readily available and truly economical. As the weather gets colder, I was in search of a flavorful and satisfying lentil soup. My favorite... View Article