Loaded Lentils

This delicious soup reminds me more of a stew rather than a soup. Packed with so much goodness, I can hardly stand it! So tasty. So nourishing. Ugh! I love it. Lentil soup is one of my favorites. I have been fighting a nasty virus and this dish is exactly what I’ve needed. Hippocrates hit the nail on the head: “Let food be thy medicine.” Lentils are rich in many vitamins and minerals, but are known for their high amounts of protein, fiber, folate, and iron. I’m all about a high-protein diet and 1 cup of cooked lentils contains 18 grams of

Strawberry Chia Jam

This morning my husband searched the entire fridge for strawberry jam, but sadly someone ate it all. It’s not my fault I love toast with strawberry jam – hehe πŸ˜‰ As I was jotting down a reminder to pick some more up, I realized that it had been forever since I made my own jam. That’s right. Ch-ch-ch-chia! This stuff is so easy to whip up, and it is free of refined sugars and preservatives. Cha-ching!Strawberries are very high in vitamin C, believe it or not. One serving of strawberries has 51.5 mg of vitamin C – half of your daily