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I miss ice cream and since I can't do the artificial sweeteners I am trying to find another way to enjoy a cold treat, without the sugar or artificial sweeteners. This was inspired from a body building recipe I found.
This is great when Asparagus & Spinach are in season and you can get a hold of any kind of fish that will let you cut it into 1 inch chunks.
Light, spicy and Seductive....
Vegan "Chicken" salad
I been bulking my meals with vegis to feel less hungry and this was AWESOME and my teenager LOVED IT!!
This pizza is easy, low calorie, good protein, and you get some of your daily vegetables. You could easily add pepperoni or whatever meat you desire. I make this while camping as well as at home.
This is a great recipe to make with edible pumpkins. Delicious and it freezes well.
This could be served on a plate of greens or on whole wheat bread. Great source of protein just after your workout! You can easily make this vegan by using vegan mayonnaise.
Indian vegetarian rice dish.
Great way to enjoy Okra
Borani is a traditional Indian dish that contains yogurt and usually vegetables.
This is a mexican casserole that could be used with any vegetables you have around.
This is a great Italian soup that has some of my favorite vegetarian meatballs made with the frozen protein crumbles. Great way to get a lot of protein in your diet today.
This is a medium spiced chili in honor of vegetarian day! This was one of the first things I tried vegetarian since chili is my specialty. This is best served with Healthy Corn Bread.
This is a vegetarian lasagne that combines red and white sauce and uses those winter squash. Really Delicious and you can put some away in the freezer for quick warm up later.
This is an unusual dish that is fantastic served over rice. I used apples fresh from the farm!
Taken from the "Whole Foods Cookbook" this dish is delicious served with cornbread or rice.
Indian rice and vegetables Dish: Recipe from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=26NMjTvr5UA
For a dressing that is less sweet and more mustard this dressing is perfect for anyone counting calories
Vegetarian Patties full of protein and taste! Make your own and save some money at the grocery. I freeze these and they freeze separate, just wait for them to cool before you put them in a bag.
This is a great recipe that I found and have altered to fit my own preferences. This is very healthy, flexible and a great way to sooth that mexican craving.
Quick dish for the spring when asparagus comes into season, very light with calories and heavy in vegetables
Great alternative to stuffed peppers.
This is a copy cat off of Apple Cinnamon oatmeal packets but with a healthy twist, less calories, and more control over the sugar.
We Love this meal and find it very filling. We like to have this as our main dish with a side of curry soup. We serve fresh bread with this. Spicy could be altered.
Great Granola Bars, easy to make... store these away for the coming week or two.
Make your own instead of paying the high prices at the grocery store.
This can be seasoned in different ways I like to use "Old Bay" or "Chili Powder" depending on what else we are having
Great Vegetarian dish that even meat eaters love!
This is a great homemade dressing that I found because I couldn't find Honey Dijon without lots of sugar or high fructose corn syrup. I use all organic ingredients.
A Very easy vegetarian soup that was loved by this meat eating family!! Great nutritional breakdown as well and we were happy with the meal. We had multigrain bread for dipping.
This Recipe is on the back of Trader Joe's Brand dried beans. But really could be used with any mixed beans.
Awesome Vegetarian Meal that meat eaters can enjoy!
This is very low calorie, easy, and fairly fast.
I use the bread I make in my bread maker but any average slice of whole wheat honey will do. This is great for 1 person and is really good for you.
This is a great dish for Vegetable lovers. You could add meat but we decided not to. It was great for our vegetarian dish of the week.
This is my favorite combo. The avocado I mash up and add some crushed garlic and a teaspoon of olive oil.
This could be guacamole or used as a spicy kick on your sanwiches.
This is great for gardeners and anyone that loves fresh produce.
Better choice than mashed potatoes, less calories
Great way to enjoy your garden vegis or cook vegis on the grill
Great for the grill
I like to make a big batch and then serve it with many meals throughout the week. This Potato salad is chunky.
This is our Asian dinner, everything from Trader Joe's
Great for those of us trying to have our sweets and lose weight...
This is great for families that love fried foods but that are trying to cut back on fat. These are baked but reminded me of fried vegis. Made me feel guilty until I looked at the calories.
This can be made with/without chicken and is great for someone looking to have vegetables as a staple food rather then carbs.
This is a great main meal for those watching calories!
Great dish for people trying to work more vegetables into their diet. It was a main dish for our dinner, even my teenage son loved it!!
This is just store bought stuff.
A new twist for Tuna junkies. Plus get your Omega 3's, vegi serving, fiber, and low on calories!
I call it Farmer's Pot Pie because you should use whatever beans and vegetables you have available according to what is in season and available to you. Skinny because the crust is only on top.