Coconut Cupcakes with Chocolate Peanut Butter and Lentil Frosting

Coconut Cupcakes with Chocolate Peanut Butter Lentil Buttercream Frosting

Tender coconut cupcakes topped with fluffy chocolate peanut butter frosting are the home-baked version of candy aisle bliss.  However, unlike candy, these treats have a hidden healthy twist! Chocolate and peanut butter are an inspired match.  So are chocolate and coconut.  These cupcakes fuse all those crave-worthy flavours together in each tender bite.  And the frosting is both sweet and healthy!  How can anyone resist … Continue reading Coconut Cupcakes with Chocolate Peanut Butter Lentil Buttercream Frosting

Lentil Samosas with Tomato Onion Chutney

Gluten-Free Lentil Samosas with Tomato Onion Chutney

Bite into a lentil samosa and let warm spices of India chase away winter’s chill. Tomato and onion chutney provides a rich companion sauce with a hint of natural sweetness. As a holiday starter, game day appetizer, or enticing buffet option, gluten free samosas offer flavour, protein, and crunch.  While I still love the bold flavours of Tex-Mex this time of year, Indian samosas are … Continue reading Gluten-Free Lentil Samosas with Tomato Onion Chutney

Harvest Lentil Salad with Goji Berry Vinaigrette

Harvest Lentil Salad with Goji Berry Vinaigrette

As satisfying as a warm bowl of lentil soup is, I sometimes long for something different. Crisp apple and carrot cubes offer plenty of crunch in this dish that celebrates the harvest season. A splash of apple cider vinegar adds just the right tang to the goji berry-infused vinaigrette that ties the flavours of this autumn salad together. As a bonus, the honey, apple cider … Continue reading Harvest Lentil Salad with Goji Berry Vinaigrette