Lean protein and non-starchy vegetables are an unbeatable combination when you’re trying to lose weight. This simple, classic “spaghetti” with meat sauce is so flavorful you won’t even notice you’re getting a double-dose of vegetables on your plate.
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The combination of salty feta cheese and dry white wine turns this pasta dish into something a little sophisticated. Serve it with slices of roast lamb.
This is a meat sauce that shares top billing with tomatoes and greens. If you’re craving the taste of a sausage and peppers sub, substitute 2 diced Bell peppers and a chopped yellow onion for the arugula and enjoy.
Mix and match yellow squash and zucchini for a more colorful dish.
Jicama (also known as the “Mexican turnip”) has a taste and texture reminiscent of a crisp apple or raw potato, and its mild taste makes it a versatile addition to all kinds of salads. Here the vegetable takes center stage with a spicy dressing that replicates the flavors of a […]
This is another classic Italian pasta sauce that is fast and easy to make, yet still full of big flavors.
This soup features three flavors that define Thai cuisine, coconut, chili, and lime.
This traditional Thai recipe is usually made with rice noodles, but since broccoli is often added to the dish, using broccoli “noodles” works as a great substitute without changing the underlying flavors.
This all-veggie variation on the carb-laden dish is high on eye-appeal and delivers bonus nutrition in every bite. Use a combination of yellow and Italian squash for the pasta to make it even more colorful.
This spicy noodle soup is a vegetarian African variation of the ubiquitous chicken noodle soup.
This colorful, naturally sweet salad is eaten raw, unlike many roasted beet salads, which makes it easy to prepare. Note: You can make this with red beets alone, but in the spring, when baby golden beets are available, they make a colorful addition. Try substituting orange juice for the vinegar.
This cold noodle salad is a great choice for a summer luncheon or brunch; with a mixture of textures and tastes that is easy to customize. Prep Time: 20 mServes: 4Calories: 185, Sodium: 188 mg, Dietary Fiber: 2.7 g, Total Fat: 7.3 g, Total Carbs: 16.1 g, Protein: 16.2 g