Lentil and Spinach Curry

by Leanne Vogel (Healthful Pursuit) on March 13, 2013

I love Indian food in a head over heels, madly, deeply, crazy, crushin’, love bug sorta way. I’m smitten. And there is no sign of it dissipating. But man, good luck finding Indian recipes that are ghee-free, dairy-free and oil-reduced. It’s like searching for a needle in a haystack!


Indian Red Lentil Stew

by Leanne Vogel (Healthful Pursuit) on November 15, 2012

A girl’s gotta treat herself every once in awhile. Whether it’s a weekend retreat, getting a pedicure, or an elaborate haircut, doing something kind to ourselves makes us feel good, relaxed and special. It doesn’t have to be huge. Heck, I consider taking myself out to tea and reading for a couple of hours in…


Flavours of India: Dhal Aloo Kofta (Vegan ‘Meat’balls)

by Leanne Vogel (Healthful Pursuit) on March 21, 2012

For more on the flavors of India series, check out: Aloo Palak, Payasam Pudding, Gluten-free naan and Malai Kofta. A dish called malai kofta was one of the 6 meals we chose to make during our Indian cooking class. I’d never heard of it, but the name sounded cool so I shrugged it off and…


Stampede Barbecue Lentil Sandwich and a Yeeha!

by Leanne Vogel (Healthful Pursuit) on July 13, 2011

Late night partying, men in cowboy hats, and the smell of manure is in the air. [I swear when you grow up surrounded by the stuff, it doesn't bother you at all]. Although we don’t join the Calgary Stampede festivities anymore, it’s hard not to miss out on the action from afar. [source] The Calgary…


Green and Clean Pesto Lentil Patties

by Leanne Vogel (Healthful Pursuit) on January 20, 2011

I must have spring on the brain. Everything I’ve eaten today is green. Breakfast #1: Green Monster Breakfast #2: Added hemp powder to my cereal Snack: Cucumbers and leftover cilantro pesto Lunch: Green and Clean Pesto Lentil Patties on a ginormous spinach salad Snack: Kale salad with pumpkin seeds… One of my friends growing up…


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