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Vegetable Quinoa Gratin

Vegetable Quinoa Gratin

I adore recipes that are both nutritious and delicious. Too often those words act like polar opposites, almost as enemies.

dahl // indian lentils

Dahl // Indian Spiced Lentils

Lentils are one of my favorite menestras, not just because they taste good but also because they are quick to make, unlike so many other beans which required overnight soaking and long hours of simmering. This is a delicious way to prepare lentils.

Tallarines Verdes // Peruvian Pesto

Tallarines Verdes // Peruvian Pesto

This is a delicious version of pesto sauce that is traditional here in Peru. I love the flavor and think it is a delicious representation of Peruvian ingredients for a commonly eaten sauce. The queso fresco makes the sauce a bit creamy, which is slightly different than the traditional Italian pesto.

Tomato Lentil Soup

Tomato Lentil Soup

Lentils are a large part of the vegetarian diet due to their high protein content. So I hear. They are commonly combined with a grain such as rice to form a complete protein (a protein containing all essential amino acids). Apart from protein, lentils are beneficial due to their dietary fiber, vitamin B1 and minerals […]

Breakfast Acelga Squares

WHB – Breakfast Acelga Squares

After a week in the Andes mountains, eating potato after potato, I had been once again craving vegetables. The very same night I returned, I visited a very busy grocery store and bought lots and lots of fruits and vegetables. I had one recipe in mind for my first morning back in Lima. I had […]


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