This recipe can be a starter for a fancy winter meal or just a good everyday soup for cold weather. I often keep some portioned in the freezer to compliment a quick lunch.
Minestrone has always been a favorite soup, especially with some whole-wheat bread sticks. Add a nice big salad and you have an easy, delightful, nutritious meal.
Legumes bring a wonderful variety to protein dishes, each is distinct and unique. Anyone who thinks eating plant based is boring has apparently never had the opportunity to try all the different options that are available, such as these green (French) lentils.
If you are not familiar with this legume, now is a great time to get acquainted. Anasazi beans are delicious and a wonderful addition to your menu.