Diabetes educator Sue Cotey shares how she became vegan and the many benefits of this type of diet — from fighting chronic disease to preventing diabetes.
Melted cheeses, spinach and tofu nestled in whole wheat manicotti shells. Are you in? This low-fat version will melt in your mouth without weighing you down.
This savory Thai vegetarian dish offers a flavorful, healthy dinner or lunch option. Serve over a whole grain, such as brown rice or couscous, for extra fiber and vitamins.
Surprise your family with this healthy, delicious dish that boasts a secret ingredient: spaghetti squash. You’ll get more nutrition than you’d believe possible from a “pasta” dish. Serve with grilled chicken and a tossed salad. Ingredients 1 spaghetti squash 2.5 cups tomato sauce, brought to a boil 5 oz. fat-free shredded mozzarella cheese Preparation Cut … Read More
If you’d like to cut down or eliminate or your consumption of meat, but you’re not sure how to get started, try what many dietitians recommend as a first step: Meatless Mondays. What are Meatless Mondays? As the name implies, it means refraining from eating meat one day a week — on Mondays. Meatless Mondays is a public health … Read More
Research has shown that what you eat can play a large role in your risk for developing colorectal cancer. Now, a new study shows that a diet of mostly fruits, vegetables and a moderate amount of fish appears to offer the most protection against developing colorectal cancer. The study, published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine found … Read More
This subtly spicy dish offers a wide variety of phytonutrients that can positively impact your health. Ingredients 1 cup quinoa 2 cups low-sodium vegetable broth, divided 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 1 cup celery, finely chopped 2 medium carrots, chopped 1 teaspoon ground coriander ½ teaspoon paprika ½ teaspoon dried … Read More
This portobello mushroom sandwich is a satisfying, flavorful and healthy vegetarian option. It’s packed with flavor thanks to a mix of tangy, flavorful balsamic vinegar dressing, fresh basil and tomato, red onions and roasted red peppers. Enjoy it for lunch or dinner with a salad or soup. Ingredients Four 4- to 5-inch portobello mushrooms, stems … Read More
For a twist on the traditional, try this recipe the next time you crave Italian. You’ll eat fewer calories, less fat and less cholesterol. And as a bonus, the tofu is a good source of calcium. Ingredients Meatballs 1 pound firm tofu 2 tablespoons onion flakes ¼ teaspoon oregano ¼ teaspoon salt Pepper Dash of … Read More
Soup is a great way to use leftover veggies. Any vegetables you have on hand will work in this recipe so feel free to get creative! Use the half-empty bags of frozen vegetables, the last handful of baby carrots, or the leftover tomatoes you chopped for taco night. It’s a party of flavors, and all … Read More