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TLT and lentil salad lunch at the park. <3<3

Lunch: as far as raw foods go, this dish is in my Top 5 of everything I’ve tried, thus far. Super easy to make and delicious. I eat it for lunch or side dish to dinner quite often.

(From the highly recommended uncookbook: The Complete Book of Raw Food)

Sprouted Lentil Salad - By: Rita Romano

Advanced Prep: 2 or 3 days for lentils: Immediate Prep: 25 min


3 cups lentils, sprouted

1/2 red onion, minced

1 young parsnip, shredded

1/2 yellow pepper, minced

1 tablespoon orange peel, grated

1/4 cup tahini

1 or more lemons, juiced

pinch cayenne

Bragg Liquid Aminos (*I religiously use tamari as to avoid msg.)

1/2 bunch parsley, cleaned, stemmed, mined

1/2 teaspoon dried thyme


Combine the lentil sprouts, onion, parsnip, yellow pepper, and orange peel and set aside. Blend the tahini, lemon juice, cayenne and Bragg Liquid Aminos or soy sauce* with enough water to make a thin dressing. Transfer to a bowl and mix in the parsley and thyme. Pour the dressing over the lentil salad and enjoy.

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Second pic is my food processor showing a before shot of all the ingredients in the raw ketchup/relish: tomato, apple, raspberries, red onion, sundried tomatoes. I also added hemp oil, ACV, agave, sea salt.

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