Lentils and WHAT? Yes, bananas. In pancakes? We know, it doesn’t sound like a tasty pairing of ingredients but the kids loved them and kids really are the harshest, most pedantic critics. Even after the great reveal that they were eating lentils, they didn’t care and continued to hoover them up (too focused on the […]

Technically, this isn’t a bolognese because there’s no meat but trickery is an underrated tool when it comes to getting kids to eat, so in our families, we label it ‘bolognese’. It’s made with mainly pantry ingredients and requires very little preparation. In order to get the onion, carrot, and celery in deceptively small pieces […]

A few things we always try and have stocked in the freezer are our bolognese sauce, chilli sin carne to put over rice or nachos, and this carrot, lentil and coconut soup. Though we love eating and talking about food, the nights we can’t be bothered cooking far outweigh the nights we can. Which is why […]

Pomegranates are in season and add sparkle to any dish. We’ve partnered the seeds here with roasted cauliflower to make a very pretty (and delicious) Christmas salad. If you’re still deciding on a dish to contribute to the table over the holidays, this recipe has you covered! This salad could easily stand alone as a […]

If you keep your pantry and fridge well-stocked with long-lasting items like ground spices, tinned tomatoes, onions, lentils, stock, and minced ginger and garlic, you only need to pick up a couple of easy to find fresh ingredients for this pumpkin and red lentil dhal. It’s another one-pot dish (less washing up!) and takes just 10 […]

With pomegranates back on the supermarket shelf, this lentil salad will be making multiple appearances on our table over the coming months. So easy to throw together with just a handful of ingredients, it’s the perfect addition to barbecued fish, meat or cheese such as halloumi. And you know how good lentils are for you, […]

This one-pot dish of lentils with lemon and herbs is a great example of how keeping canned tomatoes and lentils on hand turns into something extraordinary with the addition of a few fresh and dried ingredients. We managed to make multiple meals out of this – alongside white fish for dinner, with a fried egg […]