• FIND YOUR INNER FOOD GUIDE.

  • PRACTICAL WISDOM IN THE KITCHEN

    Red Lentil creates a personalized repertoire of recipes based on food that resonates with you. Your recipe collection is designed to build cooking skills and establish foundational meals that will nourish you and your family.  
  • Our Approach

    Nourishment for Mind, Body, and Bowl

    Aligned Eating

    Red Lentil designs a recipe collection based on foods that resonate with you and that aligns with your weekly rhythm. This includes:

     

    -A personalized recipe collection of seven suppers

     

    -Shopping list

    - Staples to have on hand

    - Cooking techniques and tips

    - "7 Ways to Use" lists

     

    Your Food Rhythms

    Whether it's the season or a shift in life stage, foods we crave and need change over time. Red Lentil addresses your personal nourishment needs as it relates to:

     

    - Seasonal changes

     

    -Hormonal changes (pregnancy, postnatal, peri-menopause, menopause)

    -Monthly Cycles

  • OFFERINGS

    Food Ritual During Life Transitions

    Tap into the healing power of food ritual. Red Lentil creates a personalized meal for you and integrates symbolic foods throughout. A powerful way to mark life transitions:

    - Birth
    - New Home
    - Bar or Bat Mitzvah
    -Loss

    Eating with the Omer: A 7-Week Mindful Food Journey

    The seven weeks between Passover and Shavuot invite us to make the trek of leaving that which keeps us small and moving into expansion and alignment with our deepest desires and truths. Eating with the Omer joins food, body and ritual as the guides through this journey. Eating with the Omer includes:

     

    -Recipe Booklet

    -Food Ritual Guide

    -Weekly e-mail with themed food and body rituals

    -Community Forum

    -YouTube Ritual Videos

    -Closing Food Ritual and Tasting (optional, local)

     

    Cost is $36

    Video: Learn More About Eating with the Omer!

  • Eating with the Omer Sign Up

  • Purple Honey Podcast

    Purple Honey is a gathering of female voices where we explore how Jewish Wisdom and Feminine Spirituality can bring sweetness to our every day lives.

  • The Transformational Power of Birth

     

    In the month of Nissan, where Passover calls us to retell and to hold our Communal Birth Story, Purple Honey explores the powerful transformational wisdom within the birth process.

    The Wisdom of Birthing

    How do Birth Doulas and Postpartum Doulas support women physically, mentally and emotionally throughout the birth process? 

    Michelle Cohen RYT, RPYT is passionate about helping women have their
    best birth and strongest start to motherhood. As a toLabor trained birth
    doula, a Birth Arts International trained postpartum doula, and a Yoga
    Alliance registered prenatal yoga teacher, she supports women in preparing
    for their childbearing year through group yoga classes, personalized
    prenatal and postnatal private sessions, labor support workshops and
    compassionate birth and postpartum doula support. Michelle has been
    working with moms since 2008, teaching hundreds of pregnant and new
    moms how to connect with their bodies and their babies, through breath,
    movement and mindful awareness.

  • Previous Episodes

    If you loved the most recent podcast, give these a listen.

  • MEET RED LENTIL

    Jodi Balis

    Food Intuitive
    Ritual Maker
    Registered Dietitian
     
     
    Jodi Balis has been cooking in the kitchen with adults, children, and families for 15 years.
     
    As a food guide, she helps individuals find their food niche where meals are both practical to prepare and nourishing. 
     
    As a teacher, she approaches cooking and meal planning as both a technical and creative endeavor. She helps others set a strong meal foundation in the kitchen and create a cooking practice that flows and fits into busy schedules. 
     
     As a mother of two, Jodi designed her own kitchen so that food, family, and life are integrated into one. She finds joy in sitting around the table and eating roasted chickpeas with her 2 daughters.