Tasty Spicy Lentil Soup Recipe

I came across this lentil soup one day and couldn’t believe how tasty it was. It’s very spicy, though, so unless you can handle hot and spicy food, you may want to skip this or exclude the 3 green chili peppers.

This recipe is for cooking in a pot. A similar recipe for cooking in a slow cooker is also available.


  • 4 tomatoes
  • 1 onion
  • 1 bunch of cilantro
  • 3 green chili peppers
  • 1 tbsp ginger and garlic paste
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp Daal spice
  • 1/2 tbsp salt
  • 1 lb of red split lentils
  • Water

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Sugar: The Bitter Truth

Calories In < Calories Out ≠ Weight Loss

Most people think that to lose weight, you just need to consume less calories than what you use on a daily basis. Well, it turns out that that’s not enough. Eating low-calorie foods with high sugar content will still result in consuming more calories that what you think you’re consuming from reading the nutrition label because sugar, both the natural kind from fruits (glucose) and the other kind (fructose / high fructose corn syrup), will get converted to fat which will not only lead to obesity but also to many health problems. Unfortunately, most processed foods you can find all around you contain LOTS of sugar including hamburger buns, ketchup, barbecue sauce, and many other things that don’t taste very sweet. Carbohydrates / carbs (especially sugar) -> insulin -> fat!

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Healthy, Tasty, High Protein Meal Replacement Smoothie for Weight Loss

When it comes to losing weight, the formula is quite simple. The amount of calories your body burns each day must be greater than the amount of calories you consume each day.

Calories Burned – Calories Consumed > 0

Calories are burned as you  go about your day to day and if you exercise (primarily cardiovascular).

Calories are consumed when you eat.

You have three options for satisfying the above formula:

  1. Eat as you normally do but exercise A LOT so as to burn more calories than you consume
  2. Don’t exercise at all but eat very little or very low fat / low calorie foods
  3. Do a combination of the above

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Save Chili’s Paradise Pie

I just got back from Chili’s and to my unpleasant surprise and disappointment, our waiter told us that Chili’s will be discontinuing their Paradise Pie!!!!! That’s the best dessert EVER!!! Please contact Chili’s and tell them NOT to discontinue their Paradise Pie. This is so crazy … I just can’t believe this!!!!

Call Chili’s NOW at 1-800-983-4637, Monday through Friday from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM ET, excluding holidays or post a comment at http://www.chilis.com/EN/Pages/contactusform.aspx.

The dessert in the picture below is what the world will be without if we don’t stop them. Call now!