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Love Your Lentils Canada competition launches May

May 2, 2013

Canadian Chef Michael Smith challenges Home Chefs and Food Bloggers to
get creative with lentils
. Vote for your favourites, Canada.

SASKATOON, SK, May 2, 2013 /CNW/ – Canadian Lentils in partnership with
Chef Michael Smith announced today 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

“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 www.loveyourlentils.ca 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!

Love Your Lentils Canada challenge 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 (3) recipes in each
        --  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 (1) randomly
            selected voter from the campaign.
        --  The six (6) finalists with their recipe and pictures will be
            featured and promoted on
            and www.lentils.ca. The top
            three winners will also be featured on Chef Michael's website,


Check out www.loveyourlentils.ca for all the details.
Tweet with @chefmichaelsmth and @cdnlentils at the #lovelentils Twitter party on Tuesday, May 14(th) at 8 p.m. EDT.

Canadian Lentils is an Official Mark of Saskatchewan Pulse Growers, a
farmers’ organization that works to advance the lentil industry in
Saskatchewan, the heart of the lentil growing region in Canada. For
more in formation about Canadian Lentils and to see more great ways to
cook with lentils, visit us at www.lentils.ca. Like us on Facebook.

SOURCE Saskatchewan Pulse Growers

Source: PR Newswire