Category Archives: VEGETARIAN RECIPES

Healthy Chocolate Trifle

Healthy Chocolate Trifle is a delicious English dessert recipe for a large holiday or event; such as Christmas, Easter or any large dinner crowds. It contains all sugar-free ingredients making it very diet-friendly. Ingredients Include: Sugar-Free chocolate cake mix, sugar-free chocolate pudding and unsweetened cherries. This is also a low calories, low fat, low sugars, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, diabetic-friendly, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (4 SmartPoints), (4 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (12) servings. Serving Size: (1) cup per serving. Healthy Chocolate Trifle will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
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INGREDIENTS:

1 (8 oz) box chocolate sugar-free cake mix
3/4 cup water
1 (1 oz) box chocolate sugar-free,
fat-free instant pudding mix

2 cups skim milk
1 (16 oz) bag frozen,
unsweetened-red-tart pitted cherries, thawed

2 or 3 drops of red food coloring
2 cups fat-free frozen whipped topping, thawed
Sugar-free chocolate curls (optional)

Wild-Mushroom Risotto

Wild-Mushroom Risotto is a delicious, cheesy and hearty recipe for a meatless meal. It takes about (2) Hours total time for this recipe. [Note: If you can’t locate all the mushroom varieties listed in the ingredient list; any available variety may be substituted that is available in your area]. Ingredients Include: Barley, oyster, cremini, porcini and shiitake mushrooms; leeks, garlic and Parmesan cheese. It is well-seasoned with salt, pepper and thyme. This is also a healthy, low fat, low calories, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, vegetarian, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (6 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (6) servings. Serving Size: (1-1/2) cups per serving. Wild-Mushroom Risotto will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
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Prep Time: 30 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 1-1/2 Hours.
Total Time: About 2 Hours.

INGREDIENTS:

1 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
2 cups thinly sliced leek (about 2 large)
(8 oz) oyster mushrooms, sliced
(8 oz) cremini mushrooms, sliced
(5 oz) shiitake mushrooms, stemmed, sliced
1 cup uncooked pearl barley
1 Tbsp minced garlic
1/2 cup dry white wine
2 tsp chopped fresh thyme, divided
8 cups water
(1/2 oz) dried porcini mushrooms, coarsely chopped
(3 oz) vegetarian Parmesan cheese, grated (about 3/4 cup)
1/2 tsp kosher salt
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper

Indian-Style Salad

Indian-Style Salad is a delicious,easy and quick (25) minute recipe for a spicy vegetable side. Ingredients include: radishes, cucumber, tomatoes, onions, lime juice, apple and hot chiles. It is well-seasoned with cumin, cayenne pepper, black pepper, salt and crushed red pepper. This is also a very-healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol (0mg), low sodium, low sugars (<1g), low carbohydrates, low saturated fat (0mg), heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly, vegetarian and Weight Watchers (1 SmartPoints), (1 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (6) servings. Serving Size: (1-1/3) cups per serving. Indian-Style Salad will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.indian-style salad

Prep Time: 25 Minutes.
Total Time: 25 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1 cup quartered radishes
1 cup finely chopped red onion
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
4to5 Tbsp fresh squeezed lime juice
1/4 cup chopped fresh mint
1 tsp roasted ground cumin
1/2 tsp Kosher salt
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
1/4 tsp cracked black pepper
2 large ripe tomatoes, chopped
3 Persian cucumbers, (halved lengthwise;
then cut crosswise into 1/4″ slices)

1 Honeycrisp apple,
cored & finely chopped (about 1 1/2 cups)

1 serrano chile, finely diced (about 1 Tbsp)

Tex-Mex Cabbage Soup

Tex-Mex Cabbage Soup is a delicious recipe for a hearty and spicy fall or winter meal option. It is all done on top of the stove. You will need an (8) Quart or larger size stockpot or soup kettle for this one. It takes just under (1) hour total time to make. Ingredients include: Cabbage, onions, celery, poblano peppers, beans, chiles, lime juice and chicken or vegetable broth. It is also well-seasoned with cumin, coriander and garlic. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (6 SmartPoints), (3 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (8) servings with a (1-1/2) cup serving size. Tex-Mex Cabbage Soup will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
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Prep Time: 25 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 30 Minutes.
Equipment: 8-Quart or larger Soup Kettle.

INGREDIENTS:

2 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
2 cups chopped onions
1 cup chopped carrot
1 cup chopped celery
1 cup chopped poblano or green bell pepper
4 large cloves garlic, minced
8 cups sliced cabbage
1 Tbsp tomato paste
1 Tbsp minced chipotle chiles in adobo sauce
1 tsp ground cumin (or to taste)
1/2 tsp ground coriander (or to taste)
4 cups low-sodium vegetable broth or chicken broth
4 cups water
2 (15 oz) cans low-sodium pinto or black beans, drained, rinsed
3/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro + more for serving
2 Tbsp lime juice

Crumbled queso fresco, nonfat plain Greek yogurt
and/or diced avocado for garnish, Optional

Pecan-Green Beans

Pecan-Green Beans is a delicious and spicy recipe you could consider as an option for Thanksgiving and Christmas sides. You’ll need to finish this recipe just before you serve your dinner; as it needs to be served immediately. Summary: Fresh green beans are sauteed and then topped with glazed pecans. Spices include: Rosemary, cumin and cayenne pepper. This is a delicious and unusual take on green beans that will have your guests talking. It is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sugars, low sodium, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (3 SmartPoints), (3 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (12) servings. Pecan-Green Beans will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.pecan-green-beans

Prep Time: About 20 Minutes.
Cooking Time: About 20 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

2 Tbsp granulated sugar
1 Tbsp water
1/4 tsp ground cumin
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
3/4 cup coarsely chopped pecans
1 tsp minced fresh rosemary
1/2 tsp Kosher salt, divided
(2 lbs) fresh green beans, trimmed
2 Tbsp unsalted butter
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper