I made this for a meal today. I …

by Rob on July 30, 2014

Comment posted Recipe: Lentil Loaf by Christina.

I made this for a meal today. I didn’t have barley or rolled oats so I had to do a bit of substituting. I used spelt flakes and I used brown rice. Very tasty! I served it with sauteed zuchinni and mushrooms in tomato sauce. It made me happy!

Christina also commented

  • Mmmmmm, I have made this before! Tasty! What is that you have in the picture beside it? No, not the greens….It looks awesome at 7:00 Am in the morning! I should have my breakfast first though.

    Request: Please post “Serves..” I made the Moroccan Chicken last night and ate half!!

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    It was a commentary on how many people choose to eat unhealthy food to save money because they don’t want to spend more money on perhaps healthier choices. We will willingly go and spend $5 on a gourmet coffee but not spend it on buying of several vegetables.

    I certainly did not suggest that only overweight people are stupid or overshop. My husband is not overweight by any means and is a hoarder of food stuff. I am overweight and not a stupid woman. Sure, I make some poor choices. The issue is: It is about choice.

    The principles mentioned in the article can apply to anyone and to any income. For example, dried beans can be purchased in bulk and in most cases are cheaper then the tinned variety. Also, bulk beans do not have the preservatives or salt such as tinned beans do. If you cannot grocery shop every week, you do have the option of freezing or perhaps making a variety of meals from some of the ingredients so that fresh does not spoil and go to waste. Some of the nutrients will be lost but vegetables, etc. are better then none. Do you live in a climate where you can grown your own produce outside or indoors? Could be an option. Reflect on your options.

    As you mentioned, your family is on a limited income so that means you have to make choices with regards to food, clothing, and shelter. I am sure the same goes for food as well.

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