food, health & wellness

Recipe // Healing Turmeric Lentil & Farro Soup


* Recipe by guest contributor Laney Schwartz, creator of Life is But a Dish

Let me tell you a little bit about how this Healing Turmeric Lentil & Farro Soup saved my life.


Well, that’s being a bit dramatic I guess, but at the time, it truly was a lifesaver.

It was about 4 years ago. I had just given birth to my first baby girl, Zoe. She was a tiny little peanut, with an itty bitty cry, and the strength of a warrior. After about a week and a half of being home, I hit that wall as many first time parents do. I was EXHAUSTED. I was not one of those people who “loved the newborn phase”. I wish I was. I was just so damn tired.

We ended up hiring some part time help for a couple of weeks. This angel woman (who came from a recommendation), swooped into my house, got Zoe to sleep, and took care of me unlike I’ve ever been taken care of before. She made me nap, helped me with feeding, swaddling, bathing, you know, all the new stuff.

And she made me this soup.

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You guys. I can’t even begin to tell you how this soup saved me. I was drowning, and this soup brought me back to life. I know, it sounds crazy. But it was just perfect. The timing and everything.

I’ve changed it up just a bit, to give it my own twist, but it’s packed with good for you, feel good foods. And of course, I had to top it with these garlic toasted breadcrumbs because they are everything!


So if you need a little pick me up, or just want a little taste of heaven, make this super easy, joyful, warm your heart soup.


It’s like a hug in a bowl.

Click through for the full recipe: Healing Turmeric Lentil & Farro Soup


You can thank me later.

Laney Schwartz

Hi, I'm Laney! Home cook, mom, wife, workout junkie, and ultra crazy food lover! Creator of Life is but a Dish - a space where you will get a sneak peek into my world which mainly consists of food, family, and friends. Join me on this wonderful journey called life, one dish at a time. Find me on Instagram at lifeisbutadish

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