In the near future, Kaiser Permanente will be partnering with the Golden State Warriors basketball organization to bring some new healthy food options to the Oakland Coliseum. Next to the nachos and the double chili cheese dogs will be a turkey, guacamole, and provolone sandwich on a whole wheat oatmeal roll and a tasty Asian chicken salad.
Served in colorful boxes with our Kaiser Permanente logo, the offerings will meet Kaiser Permanente's Healthy Picks guidelines such as having less than 30% of calories from fat. At some events up to 20,000 meals are served. Just maybe a significant number of those someday will be healthy choices.
Having just offered a lentil soup recently, I thought twice about sharing another one. But it was so good, I had no further doubts.
Summer stonefruit vendors often offer dried fruits in the lean winter months. The sweetness of dried apricots balanced by the seasonal lemons (again from my friends' bountiful tree) made this lentil soup good when made and even better the next day.
This soup can be frozen for a quick dinner another night. I hope you enjoy this low-fat healthy soup.
The same basic soup instructions previously described apply here as well. Recipes always say to rinse and pick over the lentils. I don't bother because I don't know what I am supposed to look for. It doesn't seem to matter.