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GAIA’s Low Budget High PROTEIN Dinner

GAIA’s Low Budget High PROTEIN Dinner

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  • 1 tbsp. coconut oil (antiviral + antimicrobial)
  • 1-2 medium onions (vit C = antioxidant [AO] + collagen + chromium = blood sugar management)
  • 1/3 tsp. allspice (AO + good for digestion + prevents gas build-up)
  • 2-3 cups filtered water
  • 1 cup brown, black or mixed lentils (soak overnight) (protein)
  • ½ cup brown, black, red or mixed rice (soak overnight) (protein)
  • 3-4 cups fresh spinach (Ca, Mg, K, Mn, vit A, B9, K)
  • 1 red sweet pepper (vit C)
  • Salt & pepper to taste


Over medium heat, melt coconut oil and sauté onions for 1 min. Add spices and sauté 1 min; add red pepper and sauté 1 min. Add washed lentils, rice & water, and bring to a boil.  Simmer over low-medium heat for 20-25 min (make sure lentils & rice are cooked). Stir in the spinach at the end. Add salt and pepper to taste. Bon appetit 🙂

Serving size 4-6.


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