*I sometimes use diced tomatoes instead of stewed. Add seasonings if you don’t use a flavored variety.
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Adapted from a recipe at cdkitchen.com
I have an awesome lower fat pesto sauce. I got it from the McDougall newsletter and adapted it. I think the original was created by Jill Nussinow who teaches together with McDougall’s during their live in sessions and on their latest DVDs.
NOTES: This Italian-inspired, meal-in-a-pot is rich in fiber-filled ingredients, like beans and vegetables. It’s a tasty vitamin- packed, meatless meal that cooks in no time, especially if you use leftover pasta. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and serve with a slice of bread and a salad
I recently began making my own pasta sauce using tomato paste because I don’t like the chunks of tomatoes that come in the store bought jars. I’ve never written anything down but have just added ingredients ‘to taste’ as I’ve gone along, here is the general recipe:
Sometimes I also add a bit of curry paste dissolved in hot water.
I started with a recipe for vegetarian Pad Thai that I found on the WeightWatchers.com forums, but I’ve changed it drastically over the past two years. Alas, it doesn’t taste just like the restaurant stuff in my opinion, but it’s good in its own right and my husband swears he likes mine better. –mimsy
There’s no need to pre-cook the pasta in this easy recipe!
An easy and delicious lasagna that no one will suspect is vegan!
Delicious and easy alternative to lasagna.
Here’s one of my all time favorites. It tastes great, it is fast, and simple:
Use other vegetables as desired in this salad. Small broccoli florets are a nice addition. Nasoya makes a fat free mayonnaise that may also be used in this recipe. It can be found in most natural food stores.
This is for one very generous serving, so obviously, you multiply it by however many servings you want to make:
Simple but yummy.
Not truly fat-free, this delicious pasta dish gets its creaminess from tahini. One of the most popular pasta dishes on this site.
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