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How Pulses Can Help Us Combat Malnutrition in South Asia

Tushar Kaushik | Posted 07.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Tushar Kaushik

South Asia is home to almost 40 per cent of the world's stunted children. A lack of vital nutrients in their younger years leads children across the c...

Can Hummus Help You Lose Weight?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 06.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

There are many reasons to add pulses to your meals. They are tasty, versatile, inexpensive, and sustainable. If they can help with weight maintenance this would be the cherry on top.

The Daddy Diaries. Chapter 49. Parents Day and #TalkToMe

Dimitri Ehrlich | Posted 04.04.2016 | Parents
Dimitri Ehrlich

To say that my parents influenced who I am today would be an understatement. I'm not saying I had a storybook childhood. It was more like an acid trip, led by some nice hippies.

So THAT'S Why You Should Be Eating Lentils

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 03.16.2016 | Taste

Prepare thy kitchen for the Year of the Lentil. Thanks to a recent focus on pulses -- the legume group including peas and beans -- lentils are poised ...

COP21: It's Time to Eat for the Planet

Robynne Anderson | Posted 12.01.2015 | Green
Robynne Anderson

Though it may not always be prominent in the COP21 discussions, the role played by agriculture in many economies -- in terms of food security, economic opportunity and poverty reduction -- means agriculture is a key component of many national strategies for adaptation and mitigation.

Mejadra for Peace

Dough Mamma | Posted 10.24.2015 | Taste
Dough Mamma

Mejadra is a delicious comfort food popular in the middle east. Made with lentils, basmati rice, aromatic spices and crunchy friend onions, this comforting delicacy will quickly make your worries dissipate.

8 Tips to Make Your Stir-Fry More Exciting

Food52 | Posted 08.15.2016 | Taste
Food52

Stir-fry isn't a sexy new dish you read about on a blog or saw in an Ottolenghi cookbook. Stir-fry is reliable, but it's ho-hum. It's what you end up making when you don't know how else to combine the weird elements of your fridge. Let's give stir-fry some dignity.

Is It Food, or Is It Foodiness? Well, Is It Shaped Like a Baby or a Carrot?

Erica Wides | Posted 06.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Erica Wides

Across the hall from me live two cute and chatty little girls. Because we live in a former factory with very long hallways, all the kids love to play ...

5 Mistakes People Make When Cooking Lentils

Bon Appetit | Posted 04.08.2014 | Taste
Bon Appetit

Never miss an opportunity to add more flavor to your lentils -- they can take a LOT.

Lentil, Avocado and Farro Salad

Food52 | Posted 05.09.2014 | Taste
Food52

This little ditty is just a combination of some of my favorite flavors that are kicking around the market right now -- creamy avocado, bittersweet blood orange -- that pair perfectly with the chewy, hearty farro in a grain salad.

How To Make The Best Meatless Sloppy Joes

Food52 | Posted 04.12.2014 | Taste
Food52

A vegan spin on sloppy Joes? This may be your first.

The Fazool Trilogy: Part Two

Brian Silverman | Posted 12.09.2013 | Taste
Brian Silverman

Nanny never wrote down recipes. And it wouldn't have mattered if she did; I didn't pay attention to what went into her meals -- it was the delicious end result that was my only concern. So now I've tried my best to recreate her simple, Calabrese dishes.

The 5 Best One-Pot Vegetarian Dinners

Phoebe Lapine | Posted 12.04.2013 | Taste
Phoebe Lapine

My favorite weeknight vegetarian dinners that take little more to make than a stock pot and a ladle.

15 Reasons To Make Lentil Soup

Posted 09.18.2013 | Taste

You couldn't get through fall without it.

Relent To These Lentils

The Foodcommander | Posted 03.18.2013 | Taste
The Foodcommander

You might resolve to make them once a week as a vegetarian respite from other omnivore endeavors.

Three Foods To Incorporate Into Any Diet, From Joy Bauer (WATCH)

Posted 08.15.2013 | Home

There are three foods that health and nutrition expert Joy Bauer thinks everyone should add to their diet: salmon, lentils and nuts. When she visited ...

Lentils Made Easy in the Microwave

Varu Chilakamarri | Posted 01.19.2013 | Taste
Varu Chilakamarri

Here's a very easy way to make a hearty red lentil dish. It takes about 15 minutes, and you don't need any fancy equipment. And it's only the beginning -- just like with rice or quinoa, once you have the technique down, there are many possibilities.

Eat Well India: Hot Tips On Spicy Cuisine

Julie Meyer, RD | Posted 01.19.2013 | Travel
Julie Meyer, RD

Due to religious practices, many Indians eat little or no meat. As a result, they are pretty crafty with plant-based proteins.

The First Thing I Ever Cooked: Lentil Soup

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 09.14.2012 | Taste

The first thing I ever cooked was lentil soup with chicken. Lentil was my dad's favorite kind of soup -- and for some reason, I already knew that the ...

Lentils: Inexpensive Protein Powerhouse and International Recipe Darling

Organic Authority.com | Posted 03.14.2012 | Home
Organic Authority.com

While I'm all for protein at as many meals as possible -- I get hungry after about an hour if there isn't any -- a good ol' fashioned steak-and-potatoes is far from the only way to get protein on your plate.

Meatless Monday: Food Day October 24 -- Countdown To Eating Real

Ellen Kanner | Posted 12.17.2011 | Green
Ellen Kanner

You can help meet every one of Food Day's goals with one single choice -- eat less meat. Jobs, health, education, the environment and ethics all converge at the end of our forks.

Lentil Recipe Showdown

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

For the past year, Food52.com readers have been voting in weekly showdowns of reader-submitted recipes on a given theme. The winning recipes of each w...

The 10 Things You Need to Eat: Lentils (VIDEO)

Dave Lieberman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dave Lieberman

We could all use a little more fiber in our lives. On top of being great for regularity, fiber has also been shown to lower cholesterol, reduce heart disease and decrease the risk of diabetes.

Delicious Winter Recipes (PHOTOS)

Cathy Erway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Cathy Erway

You might be wondering why we chose a week in the middle of winter for you to try our Week Of Eating In. We swear it wasn't diabolical. Though seasona...

The Top Ten for 2010 (Ingredients for a Healthy Life)

Christina Pirello | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christina Pirello

What if I told you it ain't that hard to make over your entire diet? And in a month, you'll be lighter, more rested, less stressed and have more vitality and energy?