My simple, fragrant, red lentil and veggie Dal recipe

Indian-style Dal is a wonderful, thick, delicious soup that becomes a stew the longer it sits. The warming spices offer a welcome change from the traditional choice of chicken noodle, and the recipe is seriously, ridiculously, easily adaptable. As long as you have a few staple ingredients, you can make it with whatever you have lingering in your freezer or produce drawer and still manage to have something that tastes rich and delicious.

Easy but not-quite-Megan-Simple veggie soup recipe

I made this homemade soup the night before my Friend Christmas party, and put everything in the fridge. The day of the party it was delicious, and it also makes awesome leftovers! Here's the easy but not-quite-Megan-Simple recipe…