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Fresh Fig and Peach Jam or Sara’s Gift

Fresh Fig and Peach Jam or Sara’s Gift

My friend Sara brought me figs the other day. A little giftie–much appreciated. Not much better to give a woman like me. Since it wasn’t time for figgy pudding, I opted to eat them fresh as they’re pretty rare in Colorado.

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Curried Green (Puy) Lentil Salad with Sweet Potatoes, Broccoli, and Kale

Curried Green (Puy) Lentil Salad with Sweet Potatoes, Broccoli, and Kale

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There’s little better pot of gold in the fridge than a lentil salad. Make that curried lentil salad and we’re nudging platinum; you’re rich! Full of protein (add rice for a complete protein), fiber, color, texture, and nutrients, it’s a hefty and quick supper that translates into a week’s lunches at home or work as it travels so perfectly well. Tuck it into a pita or a tortilla. Warm a big spoonful and eat with scrambled eggs; it will love you all the more. See below. 

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Lentils are that perfect landscape upon which almost anything can be planted, grown, and harvested. They’re a warming winter soup or a trusty spring salad. They’re a platter for big hunks of protein when need be.

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Here’s my Salmon on Lentil Risotto. Continue reading “Curried Green (Puy) Lentil Salad with Sweet Potatoes, Broccoli, and Kale”