Lentil Musakhan (Palestinian Flatbread)

Musakhan translates to ‘heated up’ in Arabic. It is a dish of Sumac seasoned chicken, on a bed of caramelized onions, atop a flatbread. Our version blends lentils with the chicken and adds eggplant to make this traditional dish more plant-forward.

Rainbow Lentil Flatbread

10 2 lb (1 kg) ground beef 2 Tbsp (30 mL) cumin, ground 1 Tbsp (15 mL) tumeric, ground 1 tsp (5 mL) salt 1 tsp (5 mL) black pepper, ground 1 lb (500 g) split red lentils, cooked, divided ½ cup (125 mL) beets, canned and drained ⅓ cup (75 mL) canola oil 2

Mushroom & Lentil Naan Flatbread

This flatbread is topped with red onions cooked until golden, mushrooms seasoned with chili flakes, creamy lentils with a touch of nutmeg, lemony arugula, and parmesan cheese… it just keeps getting better, doesn’t it?

Lentil Chorizo Crumble

Cooked lentils, pepitas, sundried tomatoes, and onion are combined with a chorizo-inspired spice blend to create a versatile plant-based crumble.

Food Trend Spotlight: Whole Food Plant-Based Proteins

With rising food costs still a top concern as you look toward menu planning for the second half of 2023, think of lentils as a versatile ingredient that can help boost flavor, create interesting textures, and deliver affordable, whole food plant-based protein dishes with great customer appeal. As the general population and especially Gen-Z continues

Lentil Kotlet (Persian Patties)

Lentils are combined with onion and packed with parsley, basil, mint, garlic, garam masala, cumin, coriander, paprika, and turmeric and fried into flavor-packed morsels. Kotlet, a traditional Persian dish, are traditionally meat-based, however this version appeals to the vegetarian consumer.

Asian-Inspired Piadini

10 20 oz (600 mL) cream cheese, softened ¼ cup (60 mL) ponzu 10 pieces naan bread, lightly toasted on grill or plancha 2 tsp (10 mL) sesame oil 1 cup (250 mL) chili crisp ¼ cup (60 mL) garlic 1 lb (500 g) whole red lentils, cooked 1 lb (500 g) mushrooms, roasted and

Spotlight on the Hottest Food Trends for 2023

December 2022 As 2022 begins to wind down, we are found reflecting on the past year and looking ahead to what is on the horizon in the New Year. It is also that time of year when many food companies and data houses come out with their trend predictions for the upcoming year. We at

Food Trend Spotlight: Mediterranean Cuisine

The sun-drenched Mediterranean region has legendary culinary influence, with a wide-ranging flavor palette and the health halo of high-quality fats, fresh produce, whole pulses, and grains. As culinary trends and consumer demand expand to encompass more global influences, Mediterranean cuisine is not defined by borders or ubiquitous food staples, but rather a broad blend of