I just love this salad of French green lentils, crunchy vegetables and creamy goat cheese in a lemon vinaigrette. I make it when I get fed up with hasty on-the-go lunches, and crave something wholesome and delicious to nourish my spirit. Amazing how good food can do that.
I love this elegant lentil soup for its many layers of flavor: the smokiness of the bacon, earthiness of the lentils, mild sweetness of the onions and carrots, and acidity of the tomatoes. It's made with French green lentils, which hold their shape when cooked, and thicken the soup without turning it to sludge (which is, unfortunately, the fate of