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This is primarily rices/grains and pasta side dishes that really don't fit into the vegetable category - more carbohydrates.

(22 Recipes) Created by NAPLESNANCY

Recipes in this Collection

Not Fried Rice
Very Good 4.1/5
(239 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: use brown rice and peppers, onions and pea pods

Submitted by RYDIAEMERALD

Carbs: 35.3g | Fat: 3.1g | Fiber: 3g | Protein: 7.9g | Calories: 199
Whole Wheat Couscous with Spinach and Squash
Good 3.9/5
(75 ratings)

A double-hitter: Each portion has almost two servings of vegetables.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 47.5g | Fat: 2.1g | Fiber: 10.4g | Protein: 8.6g | Calories: 228.3
Incredible! 5.0/5
(5 ratings)

A good vegetarian side dish for the holidays. Wheat bread works just as good, if not better.

Submitted by RYAMARIE

Carbs: 19.1g | Fat: 6.7g | Fiber: 2.5g | Protein: 2.9g | Calories: 146.5
Very Good 4.5/5
(2 ratings)

I totally made this up! It's loosely based on a traditional, Jewish noodle kugel, but I wanted something that was also savory and had a lot of mushrooms and onions that I wanted to use. My husband said he never tasted anything like it before, but he really liked it, as did I. You could dramatically lower the calories by using fat free ricotta and fat free cream cheese, and you could spray the pan instead of the oil. I think that would probably cut your cals in half, but I had to calculate it for the way I made it.

Submitted by BESEVEN

Carbs: 29.7g | Fat: 10.1g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 10.5g | Calories: 250.1
Peanut and Sesame Noodles
Very Good 4.2/5
(318 ratings)

Served cold or hot, these tangy yet sweet noodles are rich and tasty.

Carbs: 22.9g | Fat: 11g | Fiber: 4.3g | Protein: 7.7g | Calories: 208.6
Vegetable Fried Rice
Very Good 4.2/5
(431 ratings)

Using brown rice will give you lasting energy.

Carbs: 23.5g | Fat: 3.1g | Fiber: 3g | Protein: 4.5g | Calories: 137.5
(no ratings)

It's not very healthy (19g of fat)....but I wanted to save the recipe.

Carbs: 28.6g | Fat: 16.3g | Fiber: 1.2g | Protein: 6.2g | Calories: 287.8
Good 3.3/5
(46 ratings)

Barley is high in dietary fiber and niacin.

Carbs: 34.8g | Fat: 4.2g | Fiber: 7.4g | Protein: 14.2g | Calories: 228.5
Very Good 4.2/5
(34 ratings)

Easy, flavorful, lowfat, and perfect portion control.

Submitted by DANA-BANANA

Carbs: 11.6g | Fat: 1.5g | Fiber: 0.4g | Protein: 2.5g | Calories: 71.1
Very Good 4.5/5
(2 ratings)

Copy of recipe of same name (Submitted by: QUEENBMASTER) with all ingredients included in nutritional info.

Submitted by BFRG1513

Carbs: 7.8g | Fat: 8.8g | Fiber: 3.5g | Protein: 4.2g | Calories: 118.1
Bruschetta-Stuffed Mushrooms
Very Good 4.3/5
(132 ratings)

All the flavor of bruschetta, in a mushroom!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 14.4g | Fat: 12.3g | Fiber: 5.2g | Protein: 10.2g | Calories: 191.9
Good 3.8/5
(5 ratings)

Kasha (roasted buckwheat) is a whole grain with an appealing, nutty flavor. Look for it in the international section of your supermarket or a whole foods store.

Printed with permission from the American Institute for Cancer Research

Carbs: 19.6g | Fat: 4.4g | Fiber: 3g | Protein: 8.8g | Calories: 147.2
(no ratings)

Submitted by GETMEALLDIZZY

Carbs: 23.6g | Fat: 9.6g | Fiber: 2.7g | Protein: 4.7g | Calories: 190.6
Incredible! 5.0/5
(1 rating)

Submitted by TOOBIZE6

Carbs: 14.5g | Fat: 4.2g | Fiber: 3g | Protein: 2.7g | Calories: 103.1
Incredible! 5.0/5
(5 ratings)

This is from the Clean Eating magazine.
This is good as a side or main dish.

Submitted by NVR2HEALTHY

Carbs: 49.5g | Fat: 5.4g | Fiber: 11g | Protein: 10g | Calories: 277.5
Very Good 4.6/5
(10 ratings)

How can you go wrong with spinach and long grain wild rice? You can't! This low-calorie side dish is perfect for any holiday meal and loaded with Vitamin A.

Submitted by CASSIE753

Carbs: 19.3g | Fat: 4.6g | Fiber: 1.1g | Protein: 5.9g | Calories: 139.5
Vegetable Risotto
Very Good 4.3/5
(37 ratings)

Rich and creamy, this risotto is full of whole grains and vegetables.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 33.5g | Fat: 7.8g | Fiber: 3.7g | Protein: 8g | Calories: 220.2
Very Good 4.7/5
(44 ratings)

Submitted by AMAGDEFRAU

Carbs: 24.4g | Fat: 9.8g | Fiber: 2.3g | Protein: 5g | Calories: 203
Low Cholesterol Scalloped Potatoes
Very Good 4.3/5
(241 ratings)

A low-fat, heart healthy version of this traditional comfort food.

Carbs: 11.2g | Fat: 5.9g | Fiber: 2.2g | Protein: 4.2g | Calories: 111.3
Herbed Brown Rice with Mushrooms
Good 3.8/5
(8 ratings)

A hearty side or a light meatless entree, this savory dish is packed with flavor and fiber!

Submitted by SPARK_RECIPES

Carbs: 39.4g | Fat: 2.3g | Fiber: 8.5g | Protein: 9.6g | Calories: 216
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