The Year of Pulses

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Did you know that 2016 was declared the year of pulses? Pulses, aka legumes, have many nutritional benefits and are a sustainable food.  There are many ways that you can discover these tasty, nutritious and versatile foods. Whether you add them to soups, salads, appetizers, snacks, main dishes or even desserts, there’s a recipe to help guide you. Here are three recipes, picked by our dietitian Ottawa, Meghan, using lentils for your next BBQ courtesy of Bon appetite!

Broccoli & Lentil Salad with Turmeric Yogurt Dressing

Beef & Lentils Burgers

Lentil Oatmeal Chocolate Chippers