Rice and Vegetable Packets
Lots of healthy vegetables and brown rice are steamed in a convenient foil packet in your oven.
Garlicked Spinach and Mushrooms
This spinach side dish uses a combination of portobello, shiitake and button mushrooms, but you can use just one kind.
This couscous dish stars delicious apples, walnuts and raisins, giving it all the flavors of fall.
This unusual pasta dish has a unique flavor. It can be made with soy milk or light coconut milk in place of regular coconut milk.
Three Bean Chili
Bulgur wheat gives this low-fat vegetarian chili a meat-like texture. Garnish the chili with plain fat-free yogurt.
Rolled Oat Burgers
Serve these Oat Burgers as an entree with sauteed shiitake and button mushrooms over a bed of steamed kale or as sandwich filling.
These starchy morsels resemble unfilled rice pillows or raviolis. They have a pleasing texture and soak up the flavors of whatever sauce you pour over them.
Tofu and Pea Sprouts Salad
Use a combination of sunflower and sweet pea greens for this salad. If you want to go all out, add an equal quantity of buckwheat greens.
Giant Mexican Submarine Sandwich
Thinly sliced red onions, green bell peppers, tomatoes and jimaca are layered over Spicy Black Bean Dip that’s spread on a 3-foot long loaf of Italian bread.
Homemade Pickled Vegetables
Homemade Pickled Vegetables is a version of chow-chow or mixed pickles. It's more healthful than commercial preparations, which are usually loaded with salt and sugar.
Dried apricots add flavor and fiber as well as potassium, iron and beta carotene to your morning smoothie.
Cappuccino Snap Shake
Here’s a smooth and delicious way to get you morning coffee buzz—in a smoothie.
Spicy Creole Bean and Rice Chowder
This low-fat chowder becomes a hearty main dish when you add 1 pound diced, firm tofu the last 5 minutes of cooking. You may omit the red chili flakes for a milder version.
Roasted Winter Vegetables
Try these super low-fat vegetables as a side dish or serve them over basmati rice or on noodles for an entree.