Valerie's Choice
(Recipe Collection)

61 Recipes Created by YR4ME2SHINE

This recipe was originally submitted by TURBODILLO. I can't wait to make it, but will saute in water or vegetable broth to eliminate the oil.

Recipes in this Collection

Cuban Black Bean Soup (based on Joy of Cooking)
(no ratings)
Cuban Black Bean Soup (based on Joy of Cooking)

This version omits the ham hock, and adds tomatoes, diced red pepper, and cilantro.Submitted by TURBODILLO

Carbs: 60.6g | Fat: 7.3g | Fiber: 33.4g | Protein: 20.6g | Calories: 264
Back-On-Track Wheatberry and Bean Salad
Incredible! 5.0/5
(1 rating)
Back-On-Track Wheatberry and Bean Salad

One of my favorite salads of all time and one of the most popular on the blog www.ohsheglows.com. It has so many amazing flavors and textures and it is high in protein and fiber too.Submitted by ESCHMIEDT

Carbs: 51.8g | Fat: 5g | Fiber: 11.9g | Protein: 11.3g | Calories: 278.7
Chili Cornbread Pie
Good 3.5/5
(15 ratings)
Chili Cornbread Pie

Submitted by PRECIOUS1166

Carbs: 56.8g | Fat: 5.4g | Fiber: 11.6g | Protein: 11g | Calories: 305
Easy Steamed Fish Packets
Very Good 4.5/5
(121 ratings)
Easy Steamed Fish Packets

Cooking fish or chicken in parchment-paper packets keeps the dish moist and tender, with no added fat. Plus, it's done in minutes!Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 16.6g | Fat: 1.5g | Fiber: 4.8g | Protein: 23.4g | Calories: 158.4
Homemade Greek Yogurt Salad Dressing
Very Good 4.3/5
(43 ratings)
Homemade Greek Yogurt Salad Dressing

Cookbook creator says: Will be vegan if substitute yogurt for soy or coconut yogurtSubmitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 1.1g | Fat: 0g | Fiber: 0.1g | Protein: 1.3g | Calories: 8.8
Veggie-Packed Tomato Sauce
Very Good 4.0/5
(29 ratings)
Veggie-Packed Tomato Sauce

What? Canned tomatoes in a tomato sauce? Yes, that's right. Garden tomatoes are only available for a short time, but crushed canned tomatoes are on shelves year-round and packed with flavor.
Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 14.1g | Fat: 3.4g | Fiber: 4.2g | Protein: 4g | Calories: 112.5
Better Beef and Broccoli
Very Good 4.3/5
(370 ratings)
Better Beef and Broccoli

Cookbook creator says: Adapt to EtL; use mushrooms instead of beefSubmitted by TAM101

Carbs: 66g | Fat: 5.2g | Fiber: 3.8g | Protein: 35g | Calories: 452.6
Roasted Garlic Vinaigrette (fat-free vegan)
Incredible! 5.0/5
(1 rating)
Roasted Garlic Vinaigrette (fat-free vegan)

No oil or animal ingredients of any kind.Submitted by SERENE-VANNOY

Carbs: 12g | Fat: 1g | Fiber: 1.3g | Protein: 2.3g | Calories: 61.1
Easy Mushroom Spaghetti Sauce (fat-free vegan)
(no ratings)
Easy Mushroom Spaghetti Sauce (fat-free vegan)

Submitted by SERENE-VANNOY

Carbs: 20.8g | Fat: 1.1g | Fiber: 5.2g | Protein: 9.9g | Calories: 109.7
Fat-free red pepper hummus
Incredible! 5.0/5
(1 rating)
Fat-free red pepper hummus

Technically, this isn't hummus, because there's no tahini in it, but it's a nice smooth spread/dip, and makes a good sandwich, wrap, or cracker topping. I like it with Greek flatbread.Submitted by SERENE-VANNOY

Carbs: 43.5g | Fat: 2.1g | Fiber: 8.3g | Protein: 9.3g | Calories: 225.4
Three-bean Salad (vegan, fat-free)
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Three-bean Salad (vegan, fat-free)

I used half the quantities of the vinegar and sugar in the nutritional info, because half of it tends to stay behind in the bowl. If you tend to like to drink the liquid or something, double those for nutritional info.

The dressing tastes a little better with salt in it (as much as a tablespoon), but I'm cutting down on sodium, so I left it out, and it was fine.Submitted by SERENE-VANNOY

Carbs: 43.1g | Fat: 1.3g | Fiber: 10.4g | Protein: 9.2g | Calories: 214.7
Kitchen Sink vegetable soup (fat-free, vegan, low-sodium)
Very Good 4.0/5
(1 rating)
Kitchen Sink vegetable soup (fat-free, vegan, low-sodium)

This is just basic vegetable soup. It's amenable to whatever veggies you happen to have around, and is great for using up leftover vegetables.

I did the nutrition calculation for 1 cup of soup; eat as much as you want. :-)

Most people will, I think, want extra salt in this, but I like the flavor, and I'm trying to cut down on sodium.Submitted by SERENE-VANNOY

Carbs: 20.9g | Fat: 0.3g | Fiber: 4.8g | Protein: 4.7g | Calories: 92.7
Split pea soup (fat-free, vegan, no salt added) (1 cup serving)
(no ratings)
Split pea soup (fat-free, vegan, no salt added) (1 cup serving)

This contains no added salt; add salt or soy sauce to taste.Submitted by SERENE-VANNOY

Carbs: 13.6g | Fat: 0.3g | Fiber: 5.1g | Protein: 4.5g | Calories: 71.9
Nutritional Yeast
Very Good 4.4/5
(11 ratings)
Nutritional Yeast "Cheese" Sauce

My favorite dairy-free, protein-rich sauce! I use it for nachos, macaroni and "cheese", anything that requires a cheesy sauce. Don't let the yeast part daunt you -- it tastes awesome!Submitted by KIBACAT

Carbs: 68.7g | Fat: 30.8g | Fiber: 16.9g | Protein: 37.1g | Calories: 661.3
Pseudo-Sophisticated French Lentil Soup
Very Good 4.3/5
(15 ratings)
Pseudo-Sophisticated French Lentil Soup

I call this soup pseudo-sophisticated because of how gourmet it tastes, even though it is one of the easiest things to make! I got this recipe off of www.vegweb.com and I absolutely love it. I have made some modifications but its basically the same. This soup has AMAZING fiber and protein values. Submitted by ILANSTERMONSTER

Carbs: 38.2g | Fat: 0.9g | Fiber: 17.3g | Protein: 15.5g | Calories: 243.6
Vegan zucchini-broccoli lasagna
Very Good 4.4/5
(8 ratings)
Vegan zucchini-broccoli lasagna

Submitted by CERRADANCE

Carbs: 43.1g | Fat: 10.8g | Fiber: 7.4g | Protein: 23.7g | Calories: 365.8
Mexican Lasagna
Very Good 4.3/5
(4 ratings)
Mexican Lasagna

Makes 6 delicious servings with 9grams of protein each Submitted by HONEYBEE56

Carbs: 44.1g | Fat: 2g | Fiber: 9.4g | Protein: 9.2g | Calories: 216.6
Vegan Lentil, Rice and Tofu Loaf (1950s Meatl Loaf brought to 2010s)
Incredible! 5.0/5
(2 ratings)
Vegan Lentil, Rice and Tofu Loaf (1950s Meatl Loaf brought to 2010s)

Reminiscent of traditional Meat Loaf but without all the meat, dairy, eggs, or badness. This version is low on calories and fat, reasonable in sodium and carbs, and high in delicious.

Sometimes i'll have 2 servings and it's still quite reasonable. Either way I like it with peas. Mmm.Submitted by KATJWINTER

Carbs: 26.3g | Fat: 0.4g | Fiber: 5.9g | Protein: 9.4g | Calories: 137.4
Clean Eating Mexican Skillet
Very Good 4.5/5
(2 ratings)
Clean Eating Mexican Skillet

A one dish dinner, that you can prepare in 30 minutes start to finish if you are fast at chopping. Avocado and cilantro provide the inspiration. You can substitute other veggies as desired. In the "most nutrients for the fewest calories" challenge this is a winner. Submitted by REASONABLEDIET

Carbs: 55.9g | Fat: 8.3g | Fiber: 15.6g | Protein: 13.7g | Calories: 336.2
Simple Mediterranean Vegetable Stew
Very Good 4.3/5
(32 ratings)
Simple Mediterranean Vegetable Stew

Caponata is a Mediterranean vegetable stew. Eat it as is, or atop toasted whole-wheat bread or pasta. Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 15.9g | Fat: 1.4g | Fiber: 5.4g | Protein: 2.3g | Calories: 76.1
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