Posts Tagged ‘Quick & Easy’

Burritos with Spanish Rice and Black Beans

Burritos with Spanish Rice and Black Beans

Featured Blog Post: This easy Spanish rice makes a delicious burrito filling or side dish.

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Easy Thai Vegetable Curry

You can use other types of Thai curry paste for this recipe, but Mussamun works very well with the potatoes and cashews.

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Tofu Provencal

Tofu, high in protein, low in calories, is made from curdled soy milk, and is available in several textures. Tofu can be refrigerated for up to a week. Store tofu in water and change the water daily. This flavorful stew is delicious with pasta, rice, or steamed new potatoes.

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Fat Free Italian Dressing

1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
2 Tbsp. frozen apple juice concentrate…

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Chococado Pudding

This guilt-free pudding will have people wondering why all puddings aren’t made from avocados!

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Smashed Pepper Peas

Peas are good, but these peas are awesome. Serve as an alternative to mashed potatoes. . . Without any added fat!

Oatmeal in a Jar

Healthy Oats in a Jar

A quick breakfast that’s tasty and healthy: Maple Steel Cut Oats in a Jar. The oats are loaded with chia seeds and flax seeds then topped with frozen berries. –VintageMixer

Kung Pao Vegetables

Kung Pao Vegetables

I like to prepare this so that the vegetables are crunchy. I cut everything and mix the sauce in advance so I can move quickly. It’s quick and one of our favorite dishes.–cheried

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Vegan Macaroni and Cheese

Here’s a recipe we’ve used for years. My daughter, a senior in college, is addicted to it. While it isn’t like the Kraft thing, we find it good on potatoes, rice, or steamed broccoli and cauliflower as well as on noodles. –Sherry

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Southwestern Pasta

Quick and very easy!

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World’s Easiest Spaghetti

We eat this at least once a week. If I don’t have a quart of my own spaghetti sauce handy, I use a jar of store-bought. –serene

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Sweet n’ Raw Spirulina Pudding

This pudding provides about 10 grams of protein plus a healthy dose of B-vitamins, iron, fiber, and healthy carbs and is especially useful before or after your workout. From member Atalanta26pt2.

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Quick Southwest Skillet Dinner

Regular chili powder is quite mild. It is a mix of oregano, cumin, garlic, spices and small amount of pepper. For those who like it hotter, add cayenne pepper or hot sauce.

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Pasta Provencale

*I sometimes use diced tomatoes instead of stewed. Add seasonings if you don’t use a flavored variety.

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Pasta E Fagioli (Pasta and Beans)

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

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