Lentils.org Partners with B.GOOD on New Mediterranean Bowl

Red Lentils Star in this Nutritious, Flavorful, and Plant-Forward Option SASKATCHEWAN (Feb. 16, 2021) – Restaurant chain B.GOOD is now offering a Mediterranean Bowl in collaboration with Lentils.org in an effort to deliver a healthy menu option while diversifying lentils in the U.S. The bowl currently serves as the first lentil-based bowl option offered by…

New U.S. Dietary Guidelines Highlight Lentils

The new 2020-2025 U.S. dietary guidelines have been released which highlight lentils as an important nutrient-dense food to be consumed as part of protein and vegetable intake to make up a healthy dietary pattern. The latest version of the U.S. dietary guidelines were released January 2021 and introduced several changes and updates to previous guidelines.…

Innovative Ways to Put Lentils on the Menu

Lentils are high in protein and a minimally processed whole food plant protein option and culinary innovators from across sectors are looking to ways to get more lentils on their menus. Top 5 Reasons Chefs Love Lentils: Versatility – Lentils fit across menu categories and day parts, from soups and stews, to center of the…

BUILD A BETTER BURGER WITH LENTIL BLENDS

New Study Finds Nutrition and Environmental Benefits to Beef-Lentil Burgers (Winnipeg, Canada) July 28, 2020 – According to new research, combining lentils and beef is a winning combination for building a better burger. The new study, funded by Lentils.org and Pulse Canada, found that substituting one-third of a lean beef patty with cooked lentils results…

Foodservice Take-Out & Family Meals

As foodservice operators shift to take-out and family-style meal service and delivery, we have rounded up our top recipes that travel and hot hold well. From classic take-out staples, to super portable power bowls, lentils are a versatile ingredient that will stand up for your menu! Lentil Keftedes with Mint Yogurt (Greek Meatballs) Lentil Lahmacun…

Foodservice Comfort Food Round-Up

During challenging times, many consumers reach to comfort foods to bring them a sense of ease and security. Here are our favorite foodservice friendly comfort food dishes to bring the well-being home this month: Indian Dal Bowl Lentil & Beef Maafe (African Stew) Lentil Shepherd’s Pie Loaded Lentil Sweet Potato Korean Fried Chicken Lentil Calzone…

Back-To-Basics: Our Top Beginner Lentil Recipes

Whether you are newer to scratch cooking, a lentil newbie, or just have more time on your hands lately to explore new recipes for yourself and your family, we have pulled together our list of back-to-basics lentil recipes. Think simple, easy, a short list of common ingredients, and basic techniques all resulting in delicious, healthful,…

Healthy Snacking Ideas

Snacking is a regular meal period nowadays – to get us through our work days, fuel our workouts, and spark brain power. We have rounded up our favourite mindful snacking ideas to keep your snack routine healthful and, of course, delicious.

Food Trend Spotlight: Middle Eastern Mash-Up

March 2020 As different global cuisines begin to enter the mainstream we see a tendency to move away from strict authenticity and instead incorporate familiar ingredients or applications to promote trial and wider consumer acceptance. This fusion of the expected and adventurous lends to mash-ups like we are seeing with Middle Eastern cuisine across North…