Basic food for health

Eating Lentil stew for a Body of Steel

Eating Lentil stew for a Body of Steel

Lentils are loaded with health benefits

Lentils are a source of essential nutrients, like protein, fiber, zinc, Iron and folate.

Lentils are Easy To Cook and Fun to Eat

Red lentils cook-up in about 20 minutes. They require no messy

Lentils for a body of steel

Lentils provide essential nutrients for daily energy

preparations (even the pans are easy to clean-up).

The Fiber in Lentils Favors Good Bowell Movement

Lentils  help to lower cholesterol and they help reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke by keeping your arteries clean.

Lentils Are a Good Food if Your Job Keeps You Tied to One Place

Our modern-day jobs keep us locked to detail work, we don’t get to move around as much as we would like. We need movement to keep our bodies healthy, but we can’t always do that as often as we would like. Because of this we need more fiber in our diet; fiber keeps our inner processes working properly.

Jo’s  Old Fashioned Lentil Stew

This is a delicious meal that will travel well, and will keep for a week in the refrigerator.


  1. One ounce of olive oil.
  2. One cup of carrot slices.
  3. One cup of celery diced.
  4. One onion, diced.
  5. Four cloves of garlic, diced.
  6. Four bay leaves.
  7. Salt and pepper to-taste.
  8. One gallon of Chicken Stock–preferable homemade.
  9. One quart of Marinara Sauce. keep it simple.
  10. One pound of spinach.

Select a heavy pot and heat the olive oil over a medium heat. Combine the carrots, celery, onion, garlic and pepper. Stir for three of four minutes.

  • Add the bay leaves and toast for about five minutes–stirring constantly .
  • Add the Chicken Stock, Bay Leaves, Mariana Sauce. cover and bring to a boil. For about 20 minutes.
  • Turn off heat and let it THINK for 10 minutes.
  • Stir in the Balsamic vinegar when the is warm, but not scalding. This keeps the Balsamic Vinegar flavor from evaporating.

This Stew Tastes Even Better on the Second or Third Day

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