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Delicious Low Fat Ice Cream Sandwiches

Ice Cream Sandwiches

Enjoy these delicious fat-free (and gluten-free) cookies on their own or as ice cream sandwiches. From member Miniveg.

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Slow Cooker Creamsicle Tapioca Pudding

Slow Cooker Creamsicle Tapioca Pudding is a perfect treat for these hot summer days.

Southwestern Potato Salad

Southwestern Potato Salad

Those whose preferences lean toward the spicy will love this salad. Adjust the heat by increasing or decreasing the amount of jalapeño and chipotle chile.

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Vegan Slow Cooker Cassoulet

Last week I was craving a stew and had some homemade chik’n seitan, leftover Gimme Lean and lots of field peas in the freezer. This stew is what came out of that.

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Slow Cooker Carrot Cardamom Oatmeal

This oatmeal is inspired by an Indian dessert Carrot Halwa. Carrot Halwa is a thick paste of carrot, sugar and cardamom that’s sometimes topped with saffron and pistachios.

Baked Macaroni and "Cheese"

Baked Macaroni and “Cheese”

You won’t fool non-vegans with this, but if you’re used to nutritional yeast “cheese” sauces, you’ll love this soy-free dish.

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Slow Cooker Lemon Blueberry Muffin Oatmeal

This oatmeal reminds me of my favorite muffin. You get blueberries in every bite with a bright burst of lemon. There’s something about just smelling lemon that seems to make the ickiest day seem to have possibilities.

Eggplant and Chickpea Curry

Cooking Indian Recipes Without Oil

A few tips for cooking Indian food without added fat.

Hearty-Hearty Minestrone Soup

Hearty-Hearty Minestrone Soup

Another great recipe submitted by Katherine Lawrence of www.plantbasedhealth.com

Savory Potato Pear Stew

Savory Potato Pear Stew

This stew was inspired by a vacation—it was time to clear out the fridge, stoke up on immune boosting beta-carotene and have leftovers in the freezer upon our return home.

Tex-Mex Chili

Thick Tex-Mex Chili

I love thick, hearty chili in cold weather. It’s always so satisfying and filling, so it makes a great comfort food…especially when served my favorite way: over warm grits!

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Coconut Lemon Macadamia Candies

Coconut Lemon Macadamia Candies are full of flavor in a tiny candy size. Family tested & kid approved!

A healthy recipe for a traditional holiday treat.

Low-Fat Gingerbread Cookies

A healthy recipe for a traditional holiday treat.

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Maple-Pecan Pumpkin Pie

With or without the pecan topping, this decadent-tasting pumpkin pie is sure to be a crowd pleaser during the holidays…or anytime you get a craving for a treat! (NOTE: The pecan topping, obviously, adds fat. You can make a truly fat-free pie by using a fat-free crust and skipping the topping.)

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Baked Apples

Apples are baked with a delicious combination of oatmeal, pecans, and spices.

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