Main Dishes

Lentil Loaf with Smokey BBQ Sauce

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Lentils and quinoa are baked together with herbs and spices and topped off with a smokey and sweet bbq sauce. It is the ultimate comfort food. Not to mention super healthy!

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½ c. brown lentils
? c. quinoa, uncooked
2¼ c. water
1 bay leaf
1 Tbsp. olive oil
½ onion finely chopped
1-2 jalapeno, diced
3 cloves of garlic, diced
½ c. carrots, grated
1 tsp. thyme
1 tsp. oregano
2 Tbsp. flaxmeal
1 Tbsp. worcestershire sauce
1 tsp. ground mustard
2 Tbsp. ketchup (brands matter, try and find a crap free ketchup here)
1½ Tbsp. Braggs Liquid Aminos (or soy sauce)
2 Tbsp. nutritional yeast
½-3/4 ground oats
BBQ Sauce:
¼ c. ketchup (same note as above, crap free brand)
1 tsp. chili powder
2 tsp. worcestershire sauce
½ tsp cayenne pepper
1 tsp. mustard
1-2 tsp. liquid smoke
Preheat oven to 375F. Place lentils, water and bay leaf in a medium sauce pan and cook for about 20 minutes. Once the lentils are almost done. Add in the quinoa and cook another 10-15 minutes. You want...
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Nutritions

Calories
66

Sodium
224mg
9% DV

Fat
5g
8% DV

Protein
3g
7% DV

Carbs
11g
3% DV

Fiber
2g
11% DV

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3/4 c granulated sugar
1/2 c vegetable oil
2 eggs
1 1/2 c mashed banana
1 t vanilla extract
1/4 t almond extract
1 t baking soda
1 t baking powder
3/4 t salt
2 c all-purpose flour
1/2 t cinnamon
1/4 t nutmeg
coarse sugar
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Nutritions

Calories
205

Sodium
262mg
10% DV

Fat
0.55g
0% DV

Protein
5g
10% DV

Carbs
44g
15% DV

Fiber
3g
12% DV