Feeding Children Everywhere is a Longwood, Florida-based non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization that does one thing exceptionally well: they make a wholesome, all-natural meal (with no artificial flavors, colors, or vitamin mix) called the “lentil casserole.” Made of lentils (60%), rice (30%), veggies (8%) and pink Himalayan salt (2%), the lentil casserole is a nutritionally sound meal full of protein, fiber, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals. Read more
At some point we all get into a rut when it comes to making a side dish, whether it’s the dinner salad, rice, or a baked potato. Let’s start with the salad. Lettuce greens, tomatoes, cucumbers, carrots and scallions are placed in a bowl, tossed with dressing and voilá, the salad is ready. If we think ahead, maybe some homemade croutons make an appearance.
For rice, we generally chose water and when feeling adventurous, maybe broth (low sodium if we’re in a nutritious frame of mind). Baked potatoes present another challenge, especially for those on dairy-free diets because butter and sour cream are not options. So, what can we do with these three essential side dishes to generate a bit more excitement at the table? Read more