Love Your Lentils

By / Food / May 14th, 2013 / 1

Canadian Lentils in partnership with Chef Michael Smith announced the Love Your Lentils Canada competition, which challenges home chefs and food bloggers to develop and adapt recipes that could become a new favourite for family mealtime. All Canadians are invited to test them out and vote for their favourites. “I love lentils, and I’m thrilled that we grow the best in the world right here in Canada!” said Chef Michael Smith, who will be judging the finalists. “I can’t wait to taste what Canada’s home chefs and food bloggers come up with!”

The competition will be split into two divisions: Food Bloggers and Home Chefs.

Home chefs will be asked to take one of Chef Michael Smith’s existing lentil recipes and add their own twist to it, while bloggers will be asked to submit completely unique lentil recipes. Visit to submit adapted (Home Chefs) or original (Bloggers) lentil recipes. Then, invite your family, friends, fans, and followers to cast a ballot for your recipe. There is a chance they could win, too!

Here are the details:

The top ten (10) recipes in each segment as voted on by the general public will then be reviewed by Chef Michael and his team, who will select the top three recipes in each category.

The winning Blogger and Home Chef will be flown to Saskatchewan and hosted at the Delta Bessborough where they will spend a day with Chef Michael Smith touring the city and taking in some lentil highlights. Joining them will also be one randomly selected voter from the campaign.

The six (6) finalists with their recipe and pictures will be featured and promoted on and The top three winners will also be featured on Chef Michael’s website,


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