Lentils can be incredibly detoxifying to the blood.  Combine with the clearing properties of the Mache, and this salad is a definite yes for this Earthy season we are entering. Serve warm to ease digestion.


  • 1 cup cooked black lentils (warm)
  • 1/3 cup chopped green olives
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon whole grain mustard
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh oregano
  • Juice of one lemon
  • 4 cups Mache or Lamb’s Lettuce
  • Salt and pepper to taste

**Makes 2 servings


  1. Cook lentils according to instructions. They should be tender but not overdone.
  2. In the meantime combine olive oil, mustard, lemon, oregano and olives.
  3. Toss the lentils on this dressing.
  4. Serve over mache.