Posts Tagged ‘Quick & Easy’

Metch - oil free bulgur salad

Metch – Oil Free Armenian Style Bulgur Salad

This bulgur recipe is flexible since you can modify the ingredients and their measurements to suit your taste.

Vegan tuna salad sandwich

Vegan “tuna” salad

This vegan tuna salad is one of our go to meals when we are feeling super hungry but don’t want to cook.

Creamy Cauliflower Soup

Mom’s Creamy Cauliflower Soup

Besides being insanely tasty, this soup is incredibly easy to make. It’s also super healthy since with no added oil it’s extremely low in fat.

Potato and Grilled Corn Salad with Fresh Dill

Potato and Grilled Corn Salad with Fresh Dill

I love the idea of grilled corn, fresh dill and tangy mustard in my potato salad, and that’s just what I did to recreate this classic dish. ~LoveandLentils

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Tom’s Cheezy Sauce

This cheesy sauce is a great way to sneak some nutrition into a meal if kids might be somewhat picky with their food choices.

Warm Potato Salad (for FFV)

Warm Potato Salad with Spinach and Chickpeas

This warm potato salad is a step aside from the traditional version: it’s cooked in a hot skillet and doesn’t call for mayonnaise or other fattening dressings. ~Alina

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Ginger Greens

An experiment that went right! This got the thumbs-up from two meat eaters.–tortugita718

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Get Your Greens Smoothie

Here’s how I’ll be getting my pound of dark leafy greens in this week. –tortugita718

Sweet Sixteen Oatmeal-Raisin Bars are vegan and fat-free. Photo and recipe by Linda Watson, copyright 2012 Cook for Good

Sweet-Sixteen Oatmeal Raisin Bars

Make 16 bars in just 16 minutes: sweet! They’re perfect for budding athletes, full of whole grains and fruit with no cholesterol or added fat.

Quick and Easy Creamed Spinach

Quick and Easy Creamed Spinach

This spinach answers the call. It has the velvety texture of old-school creamed spinach, yet is low fat, plant based, and gluten free. Better yet, you can make it in under 20 minutes!

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Tri-color Quinoa and Greens Taco Filling

This recipe is one of my favorites because it has a ton of leeway. No red peppers? Use green peppers or toss in the leftover cooked veggies from last night. No quinoa? Leftover millet or even brown rice would do the job just fine. Just imagine cleaning out the fridge one a week on taco night!

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Fresh Gazpacho Sauce

1/2 lb tomatoes seeded and chopped
1 1/2 tbl tomato paste…

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Mint Mango Lassi with Lemon Verbena

Lassi is an Indian yogurt drink that can be either sweet or salty. I like mine sweet with mango, mint and just a hint of lemon verbena.

Carob Pudding

Carob Pudding

This carob pudding is so silky and smooth you would never guess it is low fat! –healthyvic

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Pinto Bean & TVP Tacos

1 C TVP (texturized vegetable protein)
7/8 C boiling water…

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      Dried cranberries, spiced cashews, pickled red onion, and a tangy maple-mustard vinaigrette make this shredded Brussels Sprouts salad sparkle with flavor.  Last week my husband and I had dinner with some friends at a local pub. Though most of the menu was your typical pub fare (or at least an American concept of it), it did […]



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