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Reviewed Chick-Pea Stew

Sep 15, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I'm always looking for new vegetarian recipes that are healthy and easy for weeknight meals. This one definitely fits the bill. I would have rated this recipe 3 stars if I hadn't made a few alterations. I prepared it w/the couscous, and was very disappointed with the recipe as is. The stew came out very watery, and when I think of stew, I think of"

Reviewed Rosemary Potato Frittata

Sep 15, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I made this recipe with a few changes to reduce the fat, cholesterol and calories, and it still tasted great. I love Rachel, but sometimes her recipes aren't as "figure friendly" as she thinks! I reduced the number of eggs to 8, and added 3 egg whites to keep the balance. I reduced the amount of oil to about 1/8 cup and used cooking spray in conj"

Reviewed Buff Smoothie

Jan 6, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This smoothie is fantastic. I substitute almond milk and add 1 T of sprouted chia powder (you can't even taste it for added omega 3-s, protein and fiber). Also, being female I reduce the portion size slightly by using between 2.5-3 oz. of each ingredient instead of 4 oz. Kind of a lot of sugar for the a.m. but at least it's natural sugar. A grea"

Reviewed Lamb Burgers with Garlic Yogurt Sauce and Pita

Jan 6, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

These were great! I used greek seasoning for the lamb because I didn't have the spices called for. Next time I'll try them with the tabbouleh salad.

Update: I've tried making with the spices as written and they're even better! The spices give the lamb a lovely but very distinct cinnamony flavor so if you're not into spiced food...

Reviewed Veggie Burgers

Jan 6, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

These burgers are awesome! Plus- They're pretty cheap and easy to make. The burgers have a lovely curry flavor and fragrance. No adjustments are necessary, although you could add chopped red bell peppers or mushrooms if you wanted to up the fresh veggies. I've also subbed flax meal mixed with water for the eggs in a pinch, so you could do that"

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