Fit Food: The Benefits of Lentils

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Fit Food: The Benefits of Lentils

Rich in fiber, protein, and folate, these little legumes pack a ton of nutrition. Check out these five easy ways to add them to your diet.

If you like Indian foods and flavors, then you need to know how to whip up a batch of curried lentils. Just chop 1 medium onion and toss it in a pot with 1 cup of red lentils, 2 tbsp of curry paste (or to taste), and 2 1/2  cups of water. Boil about 25 minutes, or until lentils are soft. Add a sprinkling of salt at the end, then serve over brown rice for a healthy takeout alternative.

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