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Recipes I've Shared:
A healthy and easy-to-prepare lasagna alternative that saves on calories and packs in protein by substituting pressed, thinly-sliced tofu for the pasta and drained fat-free cottage cheese for ricotta. Cooked in a crockpot, this dish is quick to prepare and a breeze to clean up.
Creamy sweet potato and acorn squash baked and garnished with savory roasted squash seeds and tart pomegranate seeds .
Surprisingly close to what you get at your favorite local Chinese take-away place, but will a lot fewer calories and no MSG! This recipe is for a plain lo mein, but add veggies and tofu (or your favorite veggie meat replacement) for a richer dish.
Contains peanuts. Just peanuts. Nothing but peanuts. :)
All the flavor, less of the calories!
Just like momma never used to make -- all the flavor, a lot fewer calories, and no meat!
Even your kids will eat this! Rounds of succulent zucchini baked in a coating of crispy crushed corn flakes and shredded Parmesan cheese!
Just in time for the holidays! These satisfying, little, sweet treats are easy on the waistline but full of flavor.
Thin strips of teriyaki vegetarian turkey wrapped around scallions and grilled. Diet-friendly Japanese comfort food!
Comfort food that won't blow the diet! Quorn grounds slowly cooked in a savory spiced tomato sauce.
A palzone is a diet-friendly pita calzone. Substituting fat-free cottage cheese for ricotta, Parmesan cheese for mozzarella, and a pita crust for pizza dough saves the calories without sacrificing the flavor. Best of all, these are protein bombs, packing over 40 grams per serving!
Comfort food in vegetarian, diet-friendly form! Substituting thin slices of zucchini for pasta and drained fat-free cottage cheese remove calories, and zesty garlic and Italian seasonings bring the flavor.
A traditional Pasta e Fagioli soup recipe done vegan and protein-rich with the addition of shelled edamame.
Comfort in a cup. Sweet and a tad spicy, this recipe will fill you up and make you smile without busting your diet by baking the onions rather than sauteing them in butter. Add toasted rounds of french bread and slices of Gruyere cheese for a heartier (albeit more caloric) bowl.
Make a vegetarian, diet-friendly version of Olive Garden's famous Pasta e Fagioli soup at home in your slow cooker!
Quick, easy, fresh and filling. Serve with a tossed salad and thin slices of toasted Italian bread for a complete dinner.
Reducing the amount of tahini and substituting fat free greek yogurt for olive oil cuts a lot of fat and calories without sacrificing texture or flavor. Adding a pinch of baking soda to soaked and rinsed chickpeas as they boil gives the resulting dish a silky-smooth texture like the hummus in the best Mediterranean restaurants.
A mildly sweet breakfast treat quick and easy enough for everyday meals and elegant enough for special occasions. For a heartier breakfast, serve with a side of scrambled eggs and a slice of wheat toast.
A tasty, easy, low-calorie, vegetarian (not vegan) chili that freezes and reheats well.
A healthy, low-calorie, vegetarian (not vegan) chicken salad that is easy to make, with many variations and serving options
An easy and healthy breakfast.