A Particular April Cooking Membership Announcement

Be a part of the Love & Lemons Cooking Membership! This month, we’re celebrating the launch of our new cookbook with a sneak peek recipe and reside cook-along.


Lentil salad with radishes, snap peas, mint, and green tahini dressing in meal prep containers


Okay mates, in case you have but to hitch our month-to-month cooking membership, now’s the time! The April membership shall be extra-special as a result of our new cookbook, Love & Lemons Easy Really feel Good Meals, is popping out this month on April 25. As an alternative of creating one thing from the weblog, we’ll be cooking a sneak peek recipe from the ebook, the Lentil Salad with Inexperienced Tahini. You could find the recipe beneath!

You may make the salad anytime in April to hitch the membership, however if you wish to cook dinner together with me, I’ll be making it on IG Stay on Tuesday, April 11, at 4PM CDT. I hope you possibly can tune in!

As a fast reminder, right here’s how the cooking membership works: every month, I select a recipe. You make it, and also you email me a photograph. On the finish of the month, I randomly choose one winner to obtain a present card. This month, we’re giving freely TWO items playing cards! We’ll randomly choose one winner from all of the entries. Then, we’ll have a second drawing for individuals who have pre-ordered Easy Really feel Good Meals! Need to get in on that second drawing? Simply ship your ebook receipt within the e-mail along with your picture submission.

Be a part of the Love & Lemons Cooking Membership

  1. Make my Lentil Salad with Inexperienced Tahini (recipe beneath) someday in April.
  2. Ship an image of it to [email protected] by April 30.
  3. For an opportunity to win a 2nd present card, pre-order Simple Feel Good Food! Embody your receipt along with your picture entry.
  4. For a bonus entry, put up your picture on Instagram, tagging @loveandlemons and #SimpleFeelGoodFood

I hope you possibly can be part of me for the IG Stay on Tuesday, April 11, at 4PM CDT too!

The Prize: Two $100 Entire Meals Present Playing cards!

  • One winner shall be chosen at random from all of the entries.
  • A second winner shall be chosen at random from entrants who’ve pre-ordered the book! (embody your receipt along with your picture entry)


Lentil salad with radishes, snap peas, mint, and green tahini dressing in meal prep containers next to Love & Lemons Simple Feel Good Food cookbook


April’s Recipe: Lentil Salad with Inexperienced Tahini from Easy Really feel Good Meals

The Lentil Salad with Inexperienced Tahini is within the Sturdy Packable Salads chapter of Easy Really feel Good Meals. That’s proper! This ebook has a whole chapter of salads that you would be able to pack for lunch. I really like all of them, however this lentil salad is perhaps my favourite as a result of the flavors are SO vibrant and contemporary. I high a lemony mattress of lentils with crisp spring veggies like snap peas, radishes, and cucumbers after which drizzle all of it with a creamy inexperienced tahini sauce that I make with no matter mushy herbs are hiding in my fridge.

This salad is an ideal spring lunch, however it additionally works properly for entertaining. As an alternative of dividing it into meal prep containers, unfold the lentils on a platter and high them with the colourful greens, herbs, and drizzles of the sauce. It could be a beautiful addition to any spring gathering, and bonus: you possibly can prep all of the parts upfront!

Lentil Salad with Inexperienced Tahini

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook dinner Time: 20 minutes

Complete Time: 40 minutes

Serves 4 to six

The actually enjoyable factor about this salad is that you just by no means must make the inexperienced tahini dressing the identical approach twice. Strive making it with completely different mixtures of the mushy, leafy herbs listed right here. I’ve but to discover a combine I have not appreciated!

  • 6 ounces snap peas
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped (⅓ cup)
  • 3 tablespoons contemporary lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 3 cups cooked inexperienced lentils
  • 2 Persian cucumbers, diced
  • 1 watermelon radish, sliced paper skinny, or ½ cup daikon radish slices
  • Contemporary mint leaves, for garnish
  • Freshly floor black pepper

Inexperienced Tahini

  • cups contemporary parsley or cilantro
  • ½ cup tahini
  • ¼ cup contemporary lemon juice
  • ¼ cup contemporary tarragon, chives, dill, or mint
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon honey or maple syrup
  • 1 garlic clove
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • 4 to six tablespoons water, plus extra as wanted
  • Carry a big pot of salted water to a boil and set a bowl of ice water close by. Drop the snap peas into the boiling water and blanch for 1 to 2 minutes, or till tender however nonetheless vibrant inexperienced. Use a slotted spoon to scoop the snap peas out of the boiling water and into the ice water. Chill for 1 minute, then drain and switch to a kitchen towel to dry. Chop into 1-inch items and put aside.

  • In a big bowl, whisk collectively the shallot, lemon juice, olive oil, salt, and several other grinds of pepper. Add the lentils and toss to coat. Switch to a serving platter or meal prep containers and high with the snap peas, cucumbers, and radish slices.

  • Make the inexperienced tahini: In a meals processor, place the parsley, tahini, lemon juice, tarragon, olive oil, honey, garlic, salt, and 4 tablespoons of the water. Course of till easy. If the sauce is just too thick, skinny with extra water to succeed in a drizzleable consistency.

  • Whenever you’re able to serve the salad, drizzle with the inexperienced tahini and garnish with mint leaves.

Enter the April Problem

Need to enter? Right here’s what it’s good to do:

  1. Make my Lentil Salad with Inexperienced Tahini (recipe above) someday in April.
  2. Ship an image of it to [email protected] by April 30.
  3. For an opportunity to win a 2nd present card, pre-order Simple Feel Good Food! Embody your receipt along with your picture entry.
  4. For a bonus entry, put up your picture on Instagram, tagging @loveandlemons and #SimpleFeelGoodFood
  5. Join our e-mail listing to search out out about subsequent month’s recipe!

I’ll randomly choose the winners and share all of your photographs in early Might.

Final Month’s Recipe

Final month’s recipe was my shakshuka. A few of you made it the standard approach, with eggs, whereas others swapped in chickpeas and tahini sauce for a vegan model. I really like this recipe each methods, and it looks as if you probably did too! I’m so glad it was a success. Listed here are all of your photographs:


Photos of homemade shakshuka




Photos of homemade shakshuka




Photos of homemade shakshuka




Photos of homemade shakshuka




Photos of homemade shakshuka


And Sara was our winner!





To Recap

Enter the April Cooking Membership Problem!

  1. Make my Lentil Salad with Inexperienced Tahini (recipe above) someday in April.
  2. Ship an image of it to [email protected] by April 30.
  3. For an opportunity to win a 2nd present card, pre-order Simple Feel Good Food! Embody your receipt along with your picture entry.
  4. For bonus entry, put up your picture on Instagram, tagging @loveandlemons and #SimpleFeelGoodFood

And if you wish to cook dinner together with me, tune in for the IG Stay on Tuesday, April 11, at 4PM CDT!

Completely satisfied cooking!