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14 March, 2018

Grilled Black Bean Chimichangas

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 Grilled Black Bean Chimichangas are an excellent addition to any backyard barbecue. Chipotle spices up black beans and fresh tomatoes for an authentic Mexican taste.   Ingredients 3 Tbsp canola oil, divided 2 cloves of garlic, minced 1 tsp ground cumin 2 (15 oz.) cans black beans, drained 1 1/2 cups fresh tomatoes, diced 1
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14 March, 2018

Chickpea Salad with Tuna

Posted in : Salads, Special Diets, Vegetarian, Weight Loss on by : admin
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 Chickpea Salad with Tuna is ideal for dieters and people in a hurry. This quick healthy salad recipe takes around two minutes to put together, but does require chilling time to get full flavor. Ingredients 1 (540 ml) can chickpeas, drained 3/4 cup fine chopped parsley. I prefer flat leafed Italian parsley but the curly
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5 December, 2017

Caribbean Vegetable Stew

Posted in : Caribbean, Potatoes, Stews, Vegetables, Vegetarian on by : admin
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Caribbean Vegetable Stew is a healthy food and great for dieters, but it is also so tasty that non-dieters are going to love it, too. This dish is so typical of the Caribbean that if you listen closely to it you can hear the afternoon breeze rustling the palm leaves as you relax on a
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29 November, 2017

Blueberry Salad

Posted in : Fruit Dishes, Salads, Special Diets, Vegetarian on by : admin
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Sweet blueberries and navel oranges mix with onions and greens in this colorful Blueberry Salad. The delightful mix of tart and tangy is a refreshing addition to cookouts and 4th of July barbecue parties. Ingredients 6 cups of torn salad greens 4 navel oranges, peeled and sectioned 1 sweet onion, separated into rings 4 cups
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23 September, 2017

Bean Burritos

Posted in : Mexican, Vegetarian on by : admin

 Wheat berries and kidney beans make this grilled Bean Burrito Recipe a healthy hearty treat. Cabbage with a homemade dressing tops this Mexican-inspired dish.   Ingredients 1/3 cup of wheat berries 3 cups of water 4 cups green cabbage, grated fine 1/4 cup of onion, minced 2 carrots, grated fine 1 cup of mayonnaise 3
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23 September, 2017

Bean Burgers

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 These vegetarian Bean Burgers are made from bulgur and kidney beans, offering a fresh and healthy option alongside the traditional barbecue fare. Prepare ahead for tailgate parties or camping trips.   Ingredients 2/3 cup uncooked bulgur 1 1/3 cups of water, boiling 4 slices whole wheat bread, toasted 1 (15 oz.) can kidney beans, drained
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23 September, 2017

Batter Vegetable Cakes

Posted in : Bakery, Cakes, Vegetarian on by : admin

Batter Vegetable Cakes came into our household as a method of getting my grandson to eat vegetables. They immediately became a big hit with adults as well. Great simple recipe. Ingredients 2 eggs Self Raising Flour (All purpose flour) Pinch salt Milk Corn kernels Chopped onion Chopped broccoli Bacon pieces Method Make batter of sifted
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19 August, 2017

Banana French Toast

Posted in : Breakfast, Weight Loss on by : admin

 You won’t notice Banana French Toast is a diet brunch recipe. You won’t need anything extra on this classic made with egg whites and topped with warm mashed banana and yogurt.   Ingredients 1/2 cup skim milk 4 egg whites 4 slices whole wheat bread 1/2 cup vanilla low-fat or non-fat yogurt 1 banana 1
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9 August, 2017

Zesty Asparagus Side

Posted in : Asparagus, Vegetarian on by : admin

This Asparagus Recipe combines a zesty homemade dressing of spiced Worcestershire sauce with fresh asparagus and tomatoes for a colorful side dish perfect for summertime gatherings and 4th of July cookouts. Serve warm or chilled. Ingredients 1 cup of water 1 1/2 lbs fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 2 inch pieces 2 tomatoes cut
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3 August, 2017

Diet Beef Stroganoff

Posted in : Beef, Weight Loss on by : admin

Diet Beef Stroganoff is a low fat adaption of the classical recipe and goes a long way toward proving that diet food can be tasty, too. In fact, if you don’t tell the family that this is a healthy meal, they’ll never know that they’re eating a diet meal. Submitted by David McCarthy, Australia  
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