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.
Using low-fat coconut milk makes this curry a healthier pick, without sacrificing taste.
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
Not sure if going vegetarian is right for you? You can always try Meatless Mondays to see how it feels.
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This subtly spicy dish offers a wide variety of phytonutrients that can positively impact your health. Ingredients 1 cup quinoa2 cups low-sodium vegetable broth, divided2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil1 onion, finely chopped1 cup celery, finely chopped2 medium carrots, chopped1 teaspoon ground coriander½ teaspoon paprika½ teaspoon dried ginger½ teaspoon ground cumin¼ teaspoon turmericPinch … 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 Meatballs1 pound firm tofu2 tablespoons onion flakes ¼ teaspoon oregano ¼ teaspoon salt PepperDash of garlic powder½ cup … Read More
Vegetable soup is easy to make. (It doesn’t just come in a can with alphabet letters). Try this recipe filled with zucchini, carrots, yellow squash and more.
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 help give it the illusion of richness, despite the lighter calories and reduced fat content. It’s easy to make — cooks in about 11 minutes — and is sure to … Read More
Roasting really brings out the flavor of vegetables – and it is so easy to do. Add to this the nutritional benefits: One cup of chopped broccoli provides 135 percent of your vitamin C for the day and 556 milligrams of potassium! Ingredients 3-4 stalks of broccoli (about 21 ounces by weight) 1 tablespoon of … Read More