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what’s for lunch: lentil salad

I have been trying to be healthy & save money by bringing lunch to work. Sometimes you need a good ol burrito/burger or you get lazy and don’t want to prepare food but I got inspired recently after I weighed myself and looked at my bank account.. both weren’t so pretty. So for this week, I made a lentil salad. I never cooked with lentils before but tried the already cooked lentils from Trader Joes and thought it was good. This recipe was inspired by my friend Lauren. I went over to her place for dinner and she made a delicious lentil salad and I kept refilling my plate with it. It’s pretty simple: just cook your lentils, add in dressing (olive oil, red wine vinegar, Dijon mustard), salt, pepper, lemon juice, red onions, parsley & arugula. Mix all together and you have a fresh salad that is perfect for lunch or side dish. I made it last night (I couldn’t resist a few spoonfuls) and packed it away for lunch this week. Hopefully I …