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Extend spring cleaning past the closet and do something good for your body with culinary authority Jenny Chandler. Her latest book, The Better Bean Cookbook, extols the virtues of vegetarian, protein-packed legumes and offers a world of ways to prepare them. Hot-smoked salmon and tender boiled eggs complement this lentil salad for a light but satisfying lunch or dinner.

Extend spring cleaning past the closet and do something good for your body with culinary authority Jenny Chandler. Her latest book, The Better Bean Cookbook, extols the virtues of vegetarian, protein-packed legumes and offers a world of ways to prepare them. Hot-smoked salmon and tender boiled eggs complement this lentil salad for a light but satisfying lunch or dinner.

A wonderful light summer lunch. Everything can be prepared well ahead and then assembled just before serving. Hot-smoked salmon has a great texture, more akin to poached salmon than smoked. Some adventurous cooks hot-smoke their own fish, but I’m keeping this quick and simple.

Reprinted with permission from The Better Bean Cookbook