One of my chosen legume/veg combos for this week’s slow-carb/4 Hour Body meals is French Lentil and Carrot Salad. I thought a basic lentil and carrot salad might be a bit boring, especially without the addition of any sweeteners, so I jazzed up the lentils with spices and ‘ta da!’ they taste great. 🙂 The addition of gomasio works well as it imparts a toasty nutty flavour – toasted sesame seeds or hemp seeds would go nicely too.
I took two of the foundation ingredients from my kale and broccoli ‘slaw and converted it into something quite different but still very tasty.
This recipe is part of my slow-carb experiment. Mr Ferriss advises one to use a good dose of cinnamon on pretty much everything (see The 4 Hour Body), so I thought I’d try adding it to this salad. This seems to work quite well, but I suspect that’s because I’m using (as he does recommend) real cinnamon, which has very little flavour. When I first got it I thought I’d been ripped off, because it didn’t taste cinnamonny enough. A little re-education later, Continue reading