Slow Cooker Lentil Baked Beans {VIDEO}

Slow Cooker Lentil Baked Beans– This classic summer side recipe gets a makeover with lentils! Quick and easy, and lower in sugar for a healthy alternative to the canned varieties.

Slow Cooker Lentil Baked Beans-- This classic summer side recipe gets a makeover with lentils! Quick and easy, and lower in sugar for a healthy alternative to the canned varieties. | Vegan | Vegetarian | Gluten-Free | @sinfulnutrition

Hey there all my fine felines!

Get pumped, cuz today I finally made my second, as in one, TWO recipe video for your viewing pleasure! You can skip all this small talk and go straight to it at the bottom of this post, or you can sit tight with your seats in the upright and locked position while I profess my love for lentils.

Slow Cooker Lentil Baked Beans-- This classic summer side recipe gets a makeover with lentils! Quick and easy, and lower in sugar for a healthy alternative to the canned varieties. | Vegan | Vegetarian | Gluten-Free | @sinfulnutrition

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WIAW: Curing Cravings

It’s been a little while since Wednesdays and I have collab-ed, but like an old friend we’ll just pick up where we left off.

But you already knew that, right?

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Fast breaking of lately has been all about them oats, bout them oats, no smoothies.

Oatmeal Bowl with Fruit

Steel cut oats // soy milk // 1/2 scoop vanilla Vega // turmeric // cinnamon

This time a fruity tooty bowl using some leftovers from my morning class teaching kiddos how to make a breakfast banana split. I don’t care what anyone says about smoothie bowls, oatmeal, or pizza, the toppings are where it’s at.

Maybe the lack of caffeine or actually sleeping through the night, but I could NOT get it together in the energy department today. Because the dreary overcast weather really helped me out too, but forced myself to walk to the library so I could read to kids about cantaloupe and stuff their faces with melons.

..and to return library books because I’m all about that efficiency too. 😉

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Matcha Green Tea Mojito

Matcha Green Tea Mojito — A fresh drink recipe just in time for the warm weather! So light and refreshing!

 

Matcha Green Tea Mojito -- A fresh drink recipe just in time for the warm weather! So light and refreshing! | @sinfulnutrition

Have I mentioned that I love mojitos? Because I LO-VE mojitos.

Mojitos and me. Me and mojitos. We go together just like me and mojitos.

Matcha Green Tea Mojito -- A fresh drink recipe just in time for the warm weather! So light and refreshing! | @sinfulnutrition

 

So much so that I worked it into my favorite meal with this mojito salad dressing. It hasn’t touch the peanut butter turf yet, but I wouldn’t put it passed me to see it down the pipeline.

But in the meantime, I’ll knock back these minty fresh cocktails all summa long.

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