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Lentil Cookies

by Meghann on October 22, 2008

I came home this afternoon to a great big package waiting for me in my mail box.

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My Lentil Cookies had arrived!! These were my prize for winning the Lentil BSI contest this week. As soon as I opened the package I knew I had to try one right away.

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Yum! These cookies are perfectly crumbly and delectable. Who knew lentils would make such fabulous cookies? Thanks again to Shannon for sending me my wonderful prize. :)

I could have easily ate the whole bag of cookies for dinner, but I resisted and did make a real meal.

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I put together two little Portabello Cap Pizzas

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I cleaned out the mushroom caps and broiled them for 5 minutes until they were nice and soft. I then filled the caps with some tomato sauce, black beans and gorgonzola cheese. I popped them back under the broiler until the cheese was melted. These little pizzas are so simple to make and taste amazing.

With the Portabello Pizzas I made a small salad.

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The salad consisted of spinach, carrot shavings, avocado, tomato and a tablespoon of Honey Mustard Vinaigrette.

For dessert I dug in for three more Lentil Cookies.

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If Shannon wasn’t the one running the contest, I’m sure she would have won it with these little babies.

Before I left work today I did have an afternoon snack of a Kashi Blackberry Graham Cereal Bar.

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I loved reading everyone’s family dishes from my afternoon post. Isn’t it funny how great food always create warm and fuzzy memories? :) I hope one day my kids will be associating me with a dish I am famous for, but right now its fun trying to find my niche. I am brainstorming some new recipes to bring to make for the holidays and see if they catch on.

Time to do some laundry so I can pack for my trip this weekend. I can’t wait to watch my Noles kick some Hokie booty in Tallahassee this weekend.

F-L-O-R-I-D-A-S-T-A-T-E

FLORIDA STATE, FLORIDA STATE, FLORIDA STATE 

WOOOOOOO!!!!

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