Recipes and Posts Tagged vegetable

Pan-Fried Zucchini

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Pan-fried zucchini takes an American favorite and cuts calories by up to 60 percent. This is accomplished by reducing the amount of breading and pan-frying versus deep frying. Americans love affair with zucchini began in the 1980’s with the introduction of deep fried zucchini as an appetizer. Most Americans will ...

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Boiled Potato Salad or Side Vegetable


Potatoes are inexpensive, one of the best sources of potassium, and provide many other essential nutrients. Boiled Potato Salad or Side Vegetable is very low in calories compared to fried potatoes, potato chips, mashed potatoes, and other prepared potatoes. You get the health benefits of potatoes without the calories and sodium. ...

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Pasta With Vegetables

20 Minute Pasta With Zucchini

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Overweight Americans are told to reduce or eliminate refined carbohydrates (white flour, rice, and sugar) from their diet. This includes most dry pastas even though billions of people eat pasta made from refined white flour and white rice daily and are not overweight or obese. Pasta eaten alone and raw ...

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Gluten Free Gumbo

Gluten Free Gumbo

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Gumbos are usually thickened and flavored with an oil and wheat flour rue. The oil adds calories unless you skim it off prior to serving and flour is off limits for people with celiac disease. This recipe cuts calories by limiting the amount of oil to 1 tablespoon (15 ml) ...

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Homemade Stuffed Eggplant with Pasta

Stuffed Eggplant or Zucchini Recipe


An 11-oz. (300 g) serving of Stuffed Eggplant or Zucchini has less than 300 calories. That is the same number of calories or less than many frozen entrees and meals, but with no preservatives, artificial flavors and artificial colors. Moist, delicious Stuffed Eggplant or Zucchini gets it flavor from fresh ...

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Oven Roasted Peppers


Roasted peppers, sweet and hot, have been used in recipes for hundreds of years. Oven roasting is one simple method for roasting bell peppers and other peppers like, Anaheim, Hatch and jalapeño. Roasted peppers make a simple low calorie sandwich and taste great on fresh baked bread like focaccia. You ...

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Homemade Candied Yams

Simple Candied Yams Recipe

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This very low sodium, simple Candied Yams recipe uses butter or margarine and brown sugar to provide a mild, slightly sweet flavor for this vegetable side dish. Enjoy high fiber, high potassium Candied Yams any time as a substitute for mashed or fried potatoes. They take only minutes to prepare and are ready ...

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