An Ode to Lentils



Did you know that lentils are delicious and nutritious? If not, then let me inform you of some of the many reasons that lentils can improve your health, and enlighten your taste buds.

Lentils are a type of legume. They are high in protein and low in fat. One cup of cooked lentils equals 17 grams of protein and about 230 calories. They are also a great source of fiber, which can eventually lead to a decreased risk of heart disease. Lentils are a staple in many culture’s diets, and for a good reason. Some other great perks of lentils are that they are easy to find, they are inexpensive, AND they are a perfectly healthy alternative to animal protein. If you’re in need of some more juicy details for the health benefits of lentils before jumping onto the lentil bandwagon, then check out these resources: Here’s an in depth

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