Friday, February 25, 2011
A Few of My Favorite Things: Lentils
Here are few reasons lentils should be a staple in our healthy kitchen....
1. Doesn't need to be soaked.
2.It's got dietary fiber (which keeps hearts happy by lowering cholesterol and regulates blood sugar levels (this is VEEERY good)
3.high amounts of folate (is crucial in neutralizing homocysteine in check so our artery walls/heart stay healthy)
4.Great source of iron
5 Source of protein
6. Packed w/ magnasese, phosphorus, and other minerals
7. Comes in beautiful colors like brown, green, red, even yellow and black (hey why not?)
Check it out: