What is a lentil? A pulse. Pulses are dried beans, lentils, and peas. Popular pulses include varieties of dried beans, kidney beans, lima beans, butter beans and broad beans. Chick peas, cowpeas, black-eyed peas and all varieties of lentils. Super easy to find, store, cook, and inexpensive. WIN WIN!
If you get this question “where do you get your protein?” answer “plants!” This is a common question that dogs all vegan. I also like to answer, “Where do 2-ton elephants or 1,500 pound cow get their protein?” PLANTS! Skip eating the cow, or elephant and get your protein from plants, just like those amazing animals.
Not sure if I am giving you the correct information, don’t, check out as many valid sources as possible. My favorite source for facts are Nutrition Facts.org
Here are a couple of my favorite recipes: