–4 chicken tenderloins or breast strips
–thyme (fresh if possible)
–white wine (cooking wine is fine)
–tomato (fresh, 2 slices, large size)
–black olives (sliced, entire small can)
–Bac’n pieces (soy bacon)
–onion bits (spice)
–salt and pepper
1 – Measure two-thirds cup of lentils in a slow cooker at the beginning of the day. Add one and one-third cups water. Season with 2 tablespoons of Bac’n pieces, 1 tablespoon of onion bits, with salt, and pepper to taste, and a drop of olive oil. Cook all day long, from 8 or 9 in the morning to 5 or 6 in the afternoon.
2 – Chop 2 slices of tomato and add to covered baking dish. Open and empty small can of sliced black olives. Season with salt, pepper, thyme, olive oil, and one-third cup of white wine. Cook on high in the microwave for 3 minutes.
3 – Nestle the chicken in the sauce. Season the chicken with salt, pepper, olive oil, and thyme. Cook the dish on high in the microwave for 5 minutes.
4 – Serve the chicken and lentils hot.
–chicken adapted from Real Simple; lentils original.