spaghetti-squash

Recipe: Spaghetti Squash With Tomato Sauce and Cheese

Tags: fruits and vegetables, Recipes, vegetarian

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.


Are You Vegetarian-Curious? Try Meatless Mondays

Are You Vegetarian-Curious? Try Meatless Mondays

Tags: cancer, diabetes, fruits and vegetables, heart disease, lunchmeat, meat, obesity, red meat, saturated fat, stroke, vegan, vegetarian

If you'd like to cut down or eliminate your consumption of meat, but you're not sure how to get started, try what many dietitians recommend as a first step: Meatless Mondays.


Salmon and Cannellini Bean Salad Recipe

The Best Diet to Lower Your Colon Cancer Risk

Tags: colon cancer, colorectal cancer, fiber, fish, fruits and vegetables, healthy diet, Mediterranean diet, vegetarian

Research has shown that what you eat can play a large role in your risk for developing colorectal cancer. Find out which diet offesr the most protection against developing colorectal cancer.


Recipe: Quinoa and Vegetables (Video)

Recipe: Quinoa and Vegetables (Video)

Tags: #LoveYourHeart, cooking shows, healthy cooking, healthy eating, Heart Month, Mediterranean diet, Recipes, superfoods, vegetables, vegetarian

This healthy whole grain is subtly spicy and delicious served with fish or chicken.


Roasted Portobello Mushrooms

Recipe: Roasted Portobello Sandwich with Dijon Balsamic Vinaigrette

Tags: fruits and vegetables, grilling, heart healthy diet, Recipes, vegetarian

This portobello mushroom sandwich is packed with flavor thanks to a mix of tangy, flavorful balsamic vinegar dressing, fresh basil and tomato, red onions and roasted red peppers.


Tofu Meatballs

Recipe: Tofu Italian ‘Meatballs’

Tags: calcium, healthy diet, Recipes, vegetarian

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.


Recipe: Easy Vegetable Tomato Soup

Recipe: Easy Vegetable Tomato Soup

Tags: healthy diet, healthy eating, Recipes, vegetables, vegetarian

This mixed vegetable soup recipe is versatile -- a perfect way to use your leftover veggies. Any vegetables you have on hand will work so feel free to get creative!


Cauliflower

Recipe: Low-Cal Mashed Cauliflower

Tags: healthy diet, healthy eating, Recipes, vegetables, vegetarian

Love mashed potatoes, but trying to cut calories? Try mashed cauliflower, which has a similar taste and texture for a fraction of the calories.


Recipe: Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

Recipe: Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

Tags: healthy diet, Recipes, vegetables, vegetarian

Looking for an appetizer with a zing that's still a vegetable? This recipe packs protein and fiber with some spice! Bring to a party, serve as a snack, or use in place of croutons on a salad. The recipe is really simple to make too.


Recipe: Meatless Chili

Recipe: Vegetarian Red Bean Chili

Tags: fall, healthy diet, Recipes, soy, vegetarian

This chili is a hearty, heart-healthy twist on the original -- with soy as a stand-in for meat. The spices, stewed tomatoes and kidney beans give it the illusion of richness, despite the lighter calories and reduced fat content.