low fat

Dishes that are naturally low in saturated fats and other ideas for a low fat diet.

Quinoa

The texture is different depending how you cook the quinoa. Try both methods to choose your preferred one. The cooking liquid can be water, broth, milk, juice, beer, wine or a combination of any of them.

Quick vegetable stock Greenerview Thu, 10/18/2012 - 16:03

This vegetable stock is ideal base for a vegetable soup or to flavor a risotto while being able to use great tasting vegetables of poor looks, or vegetable odds and ends.

Chard

You may know chard by a number of different names, like Swiss chard, spinach beet, mangold, or silverbeet. But no matter what you call it, chard is a delicious and very nutritious green.

Bottle gourd

Let's take a look at what makes up this oddly named veggie.

The bottle gourd is grown on a vine, similar to a pumpkin, and can be harvested early in the year as a food, or much later as a utensil. Yes, once matured, the inside of this squash becomes tough and loses its flavor, so the only thing left to do is hollow out the vessel and use the mature, dried casing as a bottle, utensil, or pipe.

Hot shrimp dish Karen Fox Wed, 10/20/2010 - 17:06

Cooked shrimp make a quick meal that is low in fat. Often the most simple preparation is the tastiest.

Spicy tofu stir fry Karen Fox Mon, 06/28/2010 - 06:20

Tofu is a staple in a vegetarian diet because it is very versatile and a good source of protein.