Easy Lentil Bolognese Recipe

Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 yellow onion , finely chopped (about 1 cup) 1 carrot , finely chopped (about 1/2 cup) 1 celery stalk , finely chopped 3 garlic cloves , minced 1 teaspoon dried basil 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (optional; for spice) 3/4 cup dry green lentils 1 tablespoon maple syrup 1 (28 oz) can crushed tomatoes (I use no salt added) 2 1/2 cups water fine sea salt Instructions In a large … Read more

Avocado Pesto (Vegan & Nut-free!) Recipe

Ingredients 1 cup fresh basil , tightly packed 1/2 cup water 2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice (about 1 lemon) 2 cloves garlic 1 ripe avocado 1/4 teaspoon sea salt , or more to taste Instructions Add the basil, water, lemon juice, and garlic to a blender or food processor, and process until broken down and relatively smooth. Add the avocado and salt, and blend again until smooth and creamy. … Read more