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(45 Recipes) Created by RENEW80

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yummy meat alternative

Submitted by SPAZWRITER

Carbs: 15g | Fat: 0.4g | Fiber: 1.7g | Protein: 1g | Calories: 79.1
Slow Cooker Meatless Taco Filling
Very Good 4.9/5
(17 ratings)

This recipe uses TVP (textured vegetable protein) and beans instead of meat for taco filling. My kids and hubby LOVE it!!

Submitted by JULINC

Carbs: 32.2g | Fat: 0.5g | Fiber: 12.5g | Protein: 19.9g | Calories: 214.9
Black Bean Confetti Salad
Incredible! 5.0/5
(3 ratings)

This recipe is adapted from one found on Makes 8 servings of 1 cup each. The ingredients are approximate, there is no need to be precise with this. Pretty much just add everything to taste! (This is also great as a salsa like dip for light tostito chips!) For more visual effect, use 1 green pepper and 1 each of red, orange, and yellow.

Submitted by ALLIE203

Carbs: 34.5g | Fat: 1.4g | Fiber: 7.7g | Protein: 9.2g | Calories: 179.6
Incredible! 5.0/5
(2 ratings)

Submitted by HEATHERDUFF

Carbs: 19g | Fat: 2.2g | Fiber: 5.4g | Protein: 5.7g | Calories: 113
Incredible! 5.0/5
(4 ratings)

One of my favorite sides, I also use this as a main dish for a quick easy high protein meal.

Submitted by DOJORAT

Carbs: 36.8g | Fat: 6.3g | Fiber: 6g | Protein: 8.7g | Calories: 231
Incredible! 5.0/5
(1 rating)

Black beans with Bulger wheat. This is low fat and higher in fiber, and protein than using white or even brown rice and slightly more carb concious, if that's your goal.

Submitted by SMARTYPANTS1978

Carbs: 40g | Fat: 3.6g | Fiber: 9.5g | Protein: 8.2g | Calories: 215.3
Lentil and Rice Casserole
Very Good 4.3/5
(29 ratings)

Delicious and nutritional non-meat alternative. I even eat a leftover serving for breakfast!

Submitted by HAPPYWALKER

Carbs: 27.6g | Fat: 6.1g | Fiber: 5.2g | Protein: 10.2g | Calories: 197.2
Very Good 4.7/5
(27 ratings)

I found the original recipe online on the NY Times website. They call their version Red Lentil Soup With Lemon. When I went to make it for the first time I messed up with the spices and added curry powder instead of cumin. When I realized my mistake I added the cumin anyway. I also omitted the finishing steps because I didn't have any lemon on hand. I just served it after hitting it with the immersion blender. The soup turned out amazing and it's been a favorite ever since.

Submitted by BELISANA

Carbs: 21.7g | Fat: 10.7g | Fiber: 5.9g | Protein: 5.9g | Calories: 201.2
Very Good 4.5/5
(6 ratings)

Delicous Salad - Great for Picnics

Submitted by JLROLLINS

Carbs: 42.5g | Fat: 7.5g | Fiber: 7g | Protein: 5.5g | Calories: 250.8
Very Good 4.7/5
(3 ratings)

These creamy little cakes are refreshing, vegan and gluten-free!

Submitted by KATIEDIVINA

Carbs: 32.4g | Fat: 5g | Fiber: 3.1g | Protein: 4.5g | Calories: 188.9
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Submitted by JUSTETTHON

Carbs: 13.4g | Fat: 5.6g | Fiber: 2.3g | Protein: 4.7g | Calories: 116.8
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Shared by Ratsamongus

Perfect slow-cooker meal for those lazy winter nights.


Carbs: 39.2g | Fat: 1g | Fiber: 5.8g | Protein: 5.6g | Calories: 181.2
Very Good 4.0/5
(2 ratings)

An alternative to black beans and rice. It's great served hot or cold(I preferred it chilled), and you could mix it up by adding a variety of other vegetables such as zucchini, tomatoes, bell pepper, you name it - it's a very adaptable recipe.

Submitted by GKIM27

Carbs: 45.4g | Fat: 2.5g | Fiber: 10.3g | Protein: 11.1g | Calories: 237.4
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Submitted by DROSTECK

Carbs: 43.5g | Fat: 4g | Fiber: 8.2g | Protein: 12.9g | Calories: 261.4
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Submitted by DROSTECK

Carbs: 16.9g | Fat: 3.4g | Fiber: 2g | Protein: 7.5g | Calories: 122.4
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This recipe is based on "Baked Grains Pilaf" in The Eat-Clean Diet Recharged by Tosca Reno (Robert Kennedy Publishing, 2009), p. 353. The original recipe is baked. I found it cooks much faster on the stovetop.

TIP: Wash millet and quinoa well before use by placing them in a fine mesh sieve and rinsing them under running water until the water runs clear. PK’s note: Don’t wash them together. Use your hands when washing the quinoa to be sure the salponin is removed . A short soak/wash in a bowl before putting the seeds in a sieve speeds up the process.

Submitted by PATTK1220

Carbs: 32.3g | Fat: 4.4g | Fiber: 4.3g | Protein: 5.4g | Calories: 184.6
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Delicious casserole to prepare ahead (or not!) Vegetarian and gluten-free (unless you use couscous). Original recipe calls for couscous rather than millet, and this is delicious, too! Depends on what you have in your cupboard at the time.

Submitted by KCBLOUGH

Carbs: 13.6g | Fat: 14.4g | Fiber: 2.6g | Protein: 10.3g | Calories: 217.2
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A pile of grains under a stir-fry or stew is great, but if you’re tired of that presentation, try this pie. Grains, veggies and some protein are all baked into a pretty wedge of golden goodness — easy to eat or pack in a lunch.

The calories on this can easily be lowered by using less cheese and/or a lower fat cheese.

Submitted by MRSYAMCHOP

Carbs: 34.1g | Fat: 15.5g | Fiber: 5.5g | Protein: 15.4g | Calories: 328
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A savory millet pie with baby spinach and taste-dense feta.

Submitted by RHIAKH

Carbs: 18.3g | Fat: 8.4g | Fiber: 3.3g | Protein: 9.5g | Calories: 180.3
Incredible! 5.0/5
(2 ratings)

You can really add any veggie you want, just re-calculate the recipe for calories!

Submitted by ASHLEYBMINUS50

Carbs: 16.6g | Fat: 4.2g | Fiber: 2.5g | Protein: 7.3g | Calories: 132.6
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