Sudbury District Nurse Practitioner Clinics


Try this fantastic twist on blondies. Adding lentil puree not only increases the nutritional value by adding fibre, protein and iron, but it also help create a moist product. Your family and friends will never know the secret ingredient is lentils. 

Ingredients (Yields 16 Servings):   Lentil Blondies        
½ cup (125 mL)  butter, melted 
¾ cup (175 mL)  packed brown sugar 
1 large egg 
1 ½ tsp (7 mL)  vanilla
1 cup (250 mL) all-purpose flower
¼ tsp (1 mL)  salt 
½ cup (125 mL)  lentil puree* 
 ½ cup (125 mL)  chocolate chips 
½ cup (125 mL)  toasted walnuts (optional) 


  1. Preheat oven to 350˚F (180˚C). Butter an 8 inch (20 cm) baking dish.
  2. In a medium bowl, beat the melted butter and brown sugar together until smooth. Beat in egg and vanilla.
  3. Stir in flour, salt, and lentil puree until combined. Stir in chocolate chips and nuts. Scrape into prepared pan and bake for 20 minutes. Cool on wire rack before cutting.


* How to make lentil puree:
Place cooked, or rinsed & drained canned lentils into a food processor. For every 1 cup of lentils, add 1/4 cup water. Blend to make a smooth purée with a consistency like canned pumpkin. 

This recipe has been reproduced with permission from . For more lentil information and recipes, check out their website. 

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Spring 2017

Lentils are a fantastic food packed with protein, fibre and iron while being low in fat and calories. They are a great addition to many different recipes. Lentils typically come dried or canned. The two main kinds grown in Canada are Red Split Lentils and Green Whole Lentils. Try out these three recipes to add more lentils into your cooking!

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SDNPC Lively Clinic

623 Main Street
Lively, ON  P3Y 1M9
Phone: 705-692-1667
Fax: 705-692-0177

SDNPC Sudbury Clinic

359 Riverside Drive, Suite 107
Sudbury, ON  P3E 1H5
Phone: 705-671-1661
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Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm
Phone lines open between 8:30am - 12:00pm, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

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Phone lines open between 8:30am - 12:00pm, 1:00pm - 4:00pm (except Friday afternoons 1:00pm - 2:30pm)

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