Banana Lentil Muffins

1 egg, slightly beaten ½ cup (125 mL) canola oil ½ cup (125 mL) sugar 1 cup (250 mL) bananas, mashed 1 cup (250 mL) green lentil purée 1 tsp (2 mL) vanilla 1 1/3 cup (310 mL) whole wheat flour 1 tsp (5 mL) baking soda 1 tsp (5 mL) baking powder ½ cup (125 mL) raisins Preheat oven to 200° C (400°...

Prairie Spice Cake

1/2 cup (125 mL) rolled oats   1 1/2 cups (375 mL) whole wheat flour or multigrain flour  1/4 cup (60 mL) barley flour  1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt  1 tsp (5 mL) ground cinnamon  1 tsp (5 mL) baking soda   1/4 cup (60 mL) flax   2 tsp (10 mL) baking powder  1/4 cup (60 mL) ground flax  1/2 cup (125...

Coconut-Cardamom Rosewater Red Lentil Ice Cream

Bacalao, St. John’s Dessert Chef Andrea Maunder writes: “This is a riff on Asian red bean ice cream, with East Indian inspired flavourings, using Canadian lentils and Newfoundland honey! It’s vegan and dairy, egg, and gluten-free. Packed with flavour, protein, good fats and lots of other good...

Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins with Red Lentils

1/4 cup (60 mL) dry red lentils 3/4 cup (185 mL) old-fashioned (large flake) oats 1/2 cup (125 mL) milk 1/2 cup (125 mL) plain yogurt (preferably not fat free) 1/2 cup (125 mL) brown sugar 1/3 cup (80 mL) canola oil 2 eggs grated zest of 1 lemon 2/3 cup (160 mL) whole wheat flour 2/3 cup (160 mL)...

Saskatoon Berry Lentil Muffins

1½ cup (375 mL) large green lentils, cooked ½ cup (125 mL) orange juice 2 cups (500 mL) all purpose flour 1 Tbsp (15 mL) baking powder ½ tsp (2 mL) salt ½ tsp (2 mL) cinnamon ½ tsp (2 mL) ground allspice ½ tsp (2 mL) pumpkin pie spice ½ cup (125 mL) honey 1/3 cup (75 mL) canola oil 2 eggs 1¾ (425...

Pina Colada and Lentil Cream Pie

Crust: 1 1/4 cups (310 mL) graham crumbs 1/4 cup (60 mL) margarine, melted 2 Tbsp (30 mL) liquid honey Filling: 2 1/2 (625 mL) cups red split lentils, cooked 250 g low fat cream cheese 1/3 cup (75 mL) liquid honey 1 Tbsp (15 mL) canola oil 1 tsp (5 mL) cornstarch 1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla 1/2 tsp (2...

Lentil Banana Carrot Cake

1½ cups (375 mL) lentil purée ¾ cup (175 mL) canola oil ½ cup (125 mL) mashed banana 1½ cups (175 mL) brown sugar, packed 2 tsp (10 mL) vanilla 1 egg 2 cups (500 mL) whole wheat flour 2 tsp (10 mL) baking powder 1 tsp (5 mL) baking soda 1 tsp (5 mL) ground allspice ½ tsp (2 mL) salt ½ cup (125 mL)...

Lentil Brownies

½ cup (125 mL) butter or margarine ½ cup (125 mL) lentil purée ¾ cup (175 mL) cocoa 2 cups (500 mL) sugar ¾ tsp (7 mL) salt 3 eggs 1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla 1 cup (250 mL) flour 1 cup (250 mL) chocolate chips 1 cup (250 mL) walnuts (optional) Melt butter; mix in lentil purée, cocoa, sugar and salt. Add...

Honey Cocoa Balls with Red Lentils

2/3 cup (160 mL) dry red lentils 1 cup (250 mL) honey (if crystallized, heat briefly in the microwave or a small saucepan just until it’s liquid again, allow to cool before proceeding) 1 1/3 cup (330 mL) smooth natural peanut butter 1/3 cup (80 mL) cocoa 1/8 tsp (1 mL) salt 1/3 cup (80 mL) sesame...

Lentil Oatmeal Chocolate Chippers

1 cup (250 mL) brown sugar ¾ cup (175 mL) margarine 1 egg 1½ (7 mL) tsp vanilla ¾ cup (175 mL) green lentil purée 1½ (375 mL) cups all-purpose flour ½ tsp (2 mL) salt 1 tsp (5 mL) baking soda 2 cups (500 mL) quick cooking rolled oats 1½ cups (375 mL) chocolate chips ¾ cup (175 mL) chopped pecans...

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