background preloader

Vegetable- main dish

Facebook Twitter

Lentil and Potato Curry. Portabella Mushroom Paleo Pizza - 17 Recipes. Lentil Loaf. Russell Simmons' go-to vegan loaf recipe is bound to wow die-hard meat lovers.

Lentil Loaf

This lentil loaf is a healthier alternative to the typical meatloaf at Sunday dinner. All the ingredients of this mouthwatering "meat" loaf are meat-free! Eating plant-based foods comes with a string of benefits: They're high in fiber and antioxidants and low in saturated fats and cholesterol. Lentils, the main ingredient, are inexpensive, filled with nutrients and provide 15 percent of your daily recommended protein. Here's a recipe to kick-start going vegan, without going cold turkey. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. This recipe is courtesy of Cilantro-Lime Black Bean Quinoa Salad - Simply Quinoa. Healthy Eggplant Pizzas – 12 Tomatoes. Love pizza, but not the fact that before you know it you've eaten four slices?

Healthy Eggplant Pizzas – 12 Tomatoes

Replace a traditional crust with eggplant, a delicious, low-carb alternative. Sliced eggplant is the perfect foundation for all of the saucy and cheesy deliciousness of a typical pizza, yet offers a healthy alternative that you don't have to feel guilty about. They're easy to customize, which makes them perfect for family dinners or casual get-togethers; they can be made with anything, so grab your favorite toppings and get cooking! Eggplant Pizzas 35 minutes to prepare, Serves 4-6 Ingredients 1 large eggplant, ends removed, sliced into 12 rounds 1/4 teaspoon sea salt 1 cup tomato sauce 1 cup low-fat mozzarella cheese, grated 1 1/2 cups plum tomatoes, sliced fresh basil, garnish olive oil, as needed Preparation Preheat oven to 400º F and lightly grease 2 baking sheets with olive oil Spread eggplant slices out on baking sheets and season with sea salt. Twice-Baked Spaghetti Squash with Pesto and Parmesan.

Spaghetti squash is delicious with pesto and Parmesan and this Twice-Baked Spaghetti Squash with Pesto and Parmesan is low-carb and gluten-free.

Twice-Baked Spaghetti Squash with Pesto and Parmesan

It makes a nice winter side dish if you're avoiding higher-carb vegetables. Have you tried spaghetti squash? In Utah it's a trendy plant for home vegetable gardeners that's easy to grow, low in calories, and versatile. For years I grew spaghetti squash in my garden, and although I'm not a fan of spaghetti squash as a substitute for pasta, I love to eat it as a side dish. This easy-to-make Twice-Baked Spaghetti Squash with Pesto and Parmesan is definitely something I'll be making again.

(Twice-Baked Spaghetti Squash with Pesto and Parmesan was updated with better photos step-by-step instructions October 2014. Cut spaghetti squash in half lengthwise and use a sharp spoon to scrape out the seeds and stringy gunk that's around the seeds. Roast the squash at 400F/200C until the squash pulls apart easily with a fork like this. Slow-Cooker Veggie Soup with 0 SmartPoints on Weight Watchers. We may have received free samples of food, which in no way influences whether these products are reviewed favorably, unfavorably, mentioned with indifference, or mentioned at all.

Slow-Cooker Veggie Soup with 0 SmartPoints on Weight Watchers

Click for more about our editorial and advertising policies. *The PointsPlus® and SmartPoints™ values for these products and/or recipes were calculated by Hungry Girl and are not an endorsement or approval of the product, recipe or its manufacturer or developer by Weight Watchers International, Inc., the owner of the PointsPlus® registered trademark and SmartPoints™ trademark. SmartPoints™ value not what you expected? Click here for more info on how the values are calculated, plus more FAQs about PointsPlus® and SmartPoints™ values on our website. Lentil salad. Southwestern Black Bean Casserole. By SkinnyMs.

Southwestern Black Bean Casserole

Our Southwestern black bean casserole is a healthy way to enjoy Mexican food. Many Mexican recipes contain vegetables and black beans, but they are sometimes filled with saturated fat and calories. Unfortunately, if you are trying to eat healthy to lose weight, many Mexican dishes will not be an option. This healthy casserole lets you eat Mexican food without worrying about calories, saturated fat, or unhealthy ingredients. Legumes are an excellent source of protein and are often eaten in vegetarian diets as an option to animal protein. We love it when we find a recipe that allows our readers to enjoy their favorite dishes, but without the fat and calories.

Southwestern Black Bean Casserole Yield: 6 servings | Serving Size: 1 cup | Calories: 259 | Previous Points: 5 | Points Plus: 6 | Total Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 436mg | Carbohydrates: 40g | Dietary Fiber: 9g | Sugars: 4g | Protein: 12g Ingredients Directions. Creamy Chickpea Curry {Vegan}