French Lentils

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The U.N. has named 2016 the International Year of Pulses like lentils, beans, peas, and chickpeas. The initiative is celebrating the fact that beans are an eminently sustainable protein source: hardy, nourishing, energy-efficient, and even altruistic, as they can be successfully used to assist with crop rotation. In the winter especially, I want something warm and protein rich to …

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Cranberries: the good news about Thanksgiving

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What would Thanksgiving be without the cranberry sauce? It’s a good thing that they are included in the meal – because for many people, Thanksgiving is the only time they eat this “superfood.” Yes, cranberries are a  “superfood.” But this is not true for every can of cranberry sauce you find on a grocery store …

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