When the cravings for mexican foods hit, I always turn to these lovely lentil taco bowls. Super easy to make and they are packed with some high quality plant based protein! When cooking you own lentils, sometimes they get mushy to tacky and just don’t turn out well. Ladies and Gents, today you will learn the secret to cooking lentils!

I have created this super simple (and totally FREE) eBook with a step by step guide for you to learn how to cook your own lentils at home so they turn out flawless every time. Head over to the Freebie Library to find the freebie you’re looking for and enter the password you received with your welcome email (I also send out the password again every Sunday just in case you lost it).

In the new eBook I will teach you the benefits of cooking your own lentils at home versus buying them in a jar/can as well as their nutritional information. This way you will learn why lentils are possibly the best form of plant based protein you can get AND the easiest way to cook them perfectly every single time.

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Lentil Taco Bowls

Along with the secret to cooking lentils, you will learn my FAV recipe to use them with! Taco Lentil Bowls! These are so yummy and colorful and will fill your tummy up with tons of nourishment.

The key to a great taco bowl is loading it up with all the colors! Get those greens in their with some spinach or romaine, green onions and jalapeños. Add some red with diced tomatoes and bell peppers. And make sure to throw in some healthy fats with about 1/4 of an avocado per serving!

You can choose whatever your fav grain is to add to this taco bowl, but I love using the typical brown rice! It’s just the right texture for the rest of the ingredients and really brings the whole thing together.

The best thing to add to these taco bowls is a little tahini dressing (just tahini sauce mixed with water and a little lime juice to thin it out) and a sprinkle of NOOCH!! Nooch is short for nutritional yeast which is a nutty/cheesy seasoning loved by all vegans across the galaxy 😉

Lentil Taco Bowls | the secret to cooking lentils | how to cook lentils

The Secret to Cooking Lentils

Finally what you have been waiting for! The free Secret to Cooking Lentils eBook! If you’re not a member of the Earthling Tribe yet, all you have to do is sign up below, at the top of this page, or in the sidebar using your first name and your email.

Then you will receive a welcome email with the password to get access to the freebie library where you will find the Secret to Cooking Lentils eBook (and all of the other free eBooks I have created for my tribe)!!

Here’s a little sneak peak of what you will find in this freebie:

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Lentil Taco Bowls

  • Yield: 2-3 servings
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 12 minutes


  • 1/2 cup (dry) Brown Rice, cooked
  • 1/2 cup (dry) Green Lentils, cooked
  • Romaine Lettuce, chopped
  • Red Bell Peppers, chopped
  • Yellow Onions, chopped
  • Green Onions, chopped
  • Avocado slices
  • Jalapeños, chopped (optional)
  • Tahini Dressing* (optional)
  • Nutritional Yeast (optional)


  1. Start to cook the brown rice and lentils since they will take longer. See the eBook for the secret to cooking lentils.

  2. While the brown rice and lentils are cooking, wash and prepare the veggies.

  3. Fill your bowl with however much of everything you would like! Enjoy with some nutritional yeast and tahini dressing!


*Tahini Dressing: just mix tahini sauce with water and a little lime juice to thin it out.

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