French Lentil Salad with Goat Cheese

Blogging Marathon #26: Week 2/ Day 2 Theme: Salads & Soups Dish: Lentil Based – French (Puy) Lentil Salad Today’s salad has “Lentil” as the star ingredient and one of my favorite lentils in salads happens to be French Lentils aka Puy lentils. These lentils look very similar to whole masoor dal, but are greenish with spots. They don’t fall apart and still have a good bite when cooked which is perfect for Salads.

Chickpea & Vegetable Salad with Yogurt Tahini Dressing

Blogging Marathon# 26: Week 2/ Day 1 Theme: Soups & Salads Dish: Protein Based – Chickpea Salad We are onto our 2nd week of marathon for this month. My theme for this week is “Soups & Salads” and to add interest and make the theme a little more challenging, Valli wants us to make soups & salads that use one star ingredient for each dish. Today’s dish has a “Chickpeas” as the star protein rich ingredient. I picked this theme because with my husband travelling on business for the past couple weeks I’ve been cooking for just myself. Salads fit…