Saturday, August 15, 2015

Lentil Carrot Salad (DF, GF)

Enjoy a tasty salad while reaping the benefits from lentils !!

Lentils are a very good source of cholesterol lowering fiber.
Their high fiber content prevents blood sugar levels from rising rapidly after a meal.  Lentils provide good amounts of 7 important minerals, the B-vitamins and protein, and contain virtually no fat.  

2 cans lentils, drained and rinsed
1 large carrot, grated
1 red pepper, chopped
1 small onion, chopped
2 Tbsp dried parsley flakes
1 tsp minced jar garlic
2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
1/2 tsp ground ginger
1 Tbsp mustard
1 tsp oregano
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
1/4 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp Bragg Liquid Aminos

Place all ingredients  in a bowl and stir to combine  - serve immediately or after it has been in the fridge. 

Estimated Nutritional Value per serving based on 6 servings:  Calories 122 ,  Total Fat 1.2g, Cholesterol 0mg,  Sodium 306mg, Carbs 20.8g, Fiber 5g, Sugars 2.4g, Protein 7.9g

When your eyes fly to wealth it is gone; it grows wings like an eagle and flies heavenward.
Proverbs 23:5 (CEB)

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