Light and Healthy Peanut Sauce Noodles Under 275 Calories

Light and Healthy Peanut Sauce Noodles Under 275 Calories

  I have this mounting fear that one day I’ll have a child and that child will have a peanut allergy. What will I do? How will I relate to my own children if they don’t know what it means to wait all year for Reese’s Easter eggs? Answer me that. It’s something that I can’t think…

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Loaded Quinoa Veggie Burgers

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PrintLoaded Quinoa Veggie Burgers Yield: 4 ServingsServing Size: 1 PattyCalories per serving: 230Fat per serving: 6g Ingredients1/2 cup uncooked quinoa 1 carrot, diced 4 scallions, sliced 2 cloves garlic 15 ounces can black beans, drained and rinsed 1/4 cup Italian seasoned dried breadcrumbs 1 large egg, lightly beaten 1 tablespoon ground cumin ¾ teaspoon salt…

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4 Great Vegetarian Bean Recipes

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I adore beans. Just lust after beans. Black, garbanzo, pinto, red, you name it. They’re inexpensive, filling, and they make me realize healthy and delicious are not mutually exclusive. Here are the four bean recipes I love most: 1. Vegan Black Bean Burgers 2. Baked Falafel with Lemon Tahini Sauce 3. Spicy Garlic and Lime…

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Crispy Battered and Fried Tofu

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Yes, I battered and deep fried my tofu. I took health, good and proper gal that she is, dressed her scantily, and sent her to the swimming pool. When she came out her skin was crisp, deeply bronzed and glowing. She was more tender inside. Happier, somehow. And I loved her more. There are lots…

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Spicy Garlic and Lime Black Bean Enchiladas

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Everyone loves an enchilada or two. Or three. Sometimes four. Everyone doubly loves a plate of enchiladas with loud, boisterous flavor and straightforward ‘structions. These spicy enchiladas are both: simple to make and wild with cumin and cilantro, garlic and tart lime. I kept them vegetarian because any meat might have muted the sweet and…

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Vegan Black Bean Burgers

I love these. PrintVegan Black Bean Burgers Yield: 2 BurgersServing Size: 1 PattyCalories per serving: 204Fat per serving: 6g Ingredients2 teaspoons olive oil 1/4 cup finely chopped onions 1/4 cup finely chopped carrots 1/4 cup finely chopped peppers (any color) 1/4 cup finely chopped mushrooms 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons ketchup 2 teaspoons dijon…

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Easiest Ever Vegetarian Black Bean Enchiladas

Something you may not know about me is that I eat a mainly vegetarian diet. And not for any particular reason either, I just find myself living day in and day out without paying much mind to meat. I’m lucky to love nuts, seeds, beans, tofu, tempeh, and generally anything else that might make my…

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Simple Coconut Curry Sauce

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If you don’t like vegetables, I’ll still love you. Less than Oprah, more than black licorice, and maybe equal to white chocolate. But love, all the same. The thing to keep in mind about vegetables is, they can be finessed and fancied in any way you like. If when you think of produce you see…

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Light and Healthy Vegetarian Lo Mein

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Chinese food was maybe the hardest of cuisines to reintroduce to my life after losing weight. During that year of losing 135 lbs, I eschewed General Gao, anything Kung Pao, and even my beloved crab rangoon. I learned quickly, through CalorieKing and browsing recipes, that there was no easy way to budget calories, or Weight…

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