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Recipes I've Shared:

Very Low Fat Vegetarian Lasagna

If you are expecting a decadent lasagna this may not quite be what you are looking for, but it tastes great to me and satisfies my want for filling italian food. This recipe is full of protein and fiber and the fat is very low.

Tempeh Bacon

I adapted this recipe from Susan V of the Fat Free Vegan Blog. Her recipe is for a cajun flavor and as a result has cajun seasoning and agave nectar. I made this with maple syrup and omitted the cajun seasonings for more of a breakfast "meat". Keep in mind this will not be crispy like bacon would be, it is more like a small breakfast sausage.

Totrilla Pie

This is from "How to Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease" by Caldwell Esselstyn, Jr.

The original recipe called for up to 6 corn tortillas, but to cover everything like the recipe said I had to use an extra half. If you buy different tortillas perhaps you won't need the odd half-tortilla.

Savory Butternut Squash and Parmesan Bread Pudding

Adapted from a blog about vegetarian Thanksgiving meals on the New York Times website. I leaned this down by reducing the amount of cheese, adding more squash and moving to soymilk.


Very Good (1 rating)
Crustless Tofu Quiche

Adapted from a recipe I found on Vegweb, but I like different veggies. Beware this makes a ton of food so make sure you use one very large pie plate or maybe a small baking dish for what doesn't fit in a small pie plate.

Note that this recipe does not include added salt. It is good without, but I like to add about 1t salt to the quiche base for added flavor.


Incredible! (1 rating)
Quickest Black Bean Salad

Adapted from How to Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease by Caldwell Esselstyn. Author also adds 1 bunch cilantro, which is not included in this calorie count.

Sloppy Lentil Joes

Adapted from "How to Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease" by Caldwell Esselstyn Jr. Original recipe also includes 1T brown sugar, but that is not added to the calorie count here.

Breakfast "gruel"

A tasty whole grain hot cereal, loaded with omega-3s.

Tofu Scramble

Taken from "Becoming Vegetarian". The basic tofu part of this recipe can really be put with any of your favorite veggies that would normally go in an egg omlet or scramble. Calories do not include cooking spray, and I like it with a lot more salt than is called for.

Mediterranean Vegetarian Pasta Salad

The nutrition info on this may not be perfect since I like to play with ingredients in the kitchen


Very Good (2 ratings)
Vanilla Chai Hot Cocoa

This can really be made with any tea that goes well with chocolate. Cinnamon and peppermint teas are good, although chai is so far my favorite.

Eggplant Bucatini Timbale

I stole this from Emeril, made a few modifications to make it lower in fat. It was good, especially the sauce, but would warn anyone who would make this to expect to spend 2-3 hours. I am a hobby cook so this was fun, but not everyone would appreciate the lengthy prep.