What are some low fat vegeterian meals? Any Ideals?

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  1. FredAnthonyGarza profile image53
    FredAnthonyGarzaposted 8 years ago

    I am really trying to avoid meat to lose weight and for my overall health. I am making things like chili, soup, pasta, salads, veg burgers. veg tacos. Any more ideals? Need some good vegetarian ideals

    1. writer83 profile image59
      writer83posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      You can try dal (indian) and cheick pea curry. They really are good. Also egg fried rice - although it sounds realy fried and fatty it's not !

      1. FredAnthonyGarza profile image53
        FredAnthonyGarzaposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        awesome! yum! I am sure I could use pam for the oil so I can replace the bad stuff and through in some vegetables for a great Chinese dish! Maybe could make a tofu stir fry with vegetables to go with it!  Your wonderful!

    2. falcon64 profile image67
      falcon64posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      For me, since I am also aware of my health and figure.smileI eat more veggie and fruits. A little rice sometime but not most of the time.smile By the way,don't forget to do some exercise.

      1. profile image42
        dikki52posted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Try some indian veg food. Some low calories  stuff.

    3. profile image49
      alfredoeposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Hi All; sorry if my ideas are not exactly vegetarians but I just want to leave them here. Maybe someone will listen.

      The old saturated fat and meat phobia that grain oils and processed foods industries have been hammering to us for the last 40 years has only produce a 21st century population confronted with obesity and heart disease problems like never before in the history of mankind.

      That is because when you avoid saturated fats and meat you compensate increasing carbohydrates and hydrogenated oils. Where do you find these? IN grains, grains oils, processed food and the like.

      The best way to keep a healthy weight and sound cardiovascular system is to eat SATURATED FATS, MEATS, EGGS, BUTTERS, NUTS, FRESH FRUIT AND VEGETABLES,. Zero foods that come from a factory, even sodas (big harm)

      I know this sounds crazy the first time but give yourself some time to read and think, please go to http://www.omega-3-fish-oil-wonders.com … eight.html

      Best wishes for all,
      Alfredo E.

  2. torimari profile image67
    torimariposted 8 years ago

    I love this site for vegetarian/vegan meals: vegweb.com

    It has a rating system and everything for recipe quality and taste. ^^

    1. FredAnthonyGarza profile image53
      FredAnthonyGarzaposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Great wen site!

  3. Rod Marsden profile image74
    Rod Marsdenposted 8 years ago

    Boiled rice with vegetables and maybe a little boiled chicken for taste isn't bad. Once you avoid frying, rice isn't so bad.

    1. torimari profile image67
      torimariposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      He wants vegetarian dishes.

      1. Rod Marsden profile image74
        Rod Marsdenposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Take out the chicken then...

        1. FredAnthonyGarza profile image53
          FredAnthonyGarzaposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          lol thanks for the tip!! Your the best!

  4. Ivorwen profile image72
    Ivorwenposted 8 years ago

    I make humus, from dry beans, so that I can control the ingredients, and pitas when I feel like a meatless dish.  Add a salad on the side, with a bit of vinegar for dressing, and you have a low fat meal.

    Bulgur wheat is an excellent side dish. 

    Cook up equal parts brown rice, sunflower seeds and lentils in twice as much water.  Season to taste.  I sometimes cook it with a bit of chicken broth or add a vegetable to it - onions, carrots, peas, corn, etc...

    Stirfrys are another great way to make vegetarian dishes. I like to make mine with lots of vegtables, served over rice, and pineapple chunks on top.  I make a gravy from the pineapple juice using a bit of cornstarch.

    When watching your diet, remember that your body needs a certain amount of salt and fat, in order to be healthy.  Choose sea salt and natural fats for the best results - olive and coconut oils are probably the best.

  5. writer83 profile image59
    writer83posted 8 years ago

    I love humus

  6. habee profile image96
    habeeposted 8 years ago

    Try the Morning Star Meal Starters! I'm a meat lover, and I love these. I wrote a hub about their uses. It's textured soy that looks and tastes like real ground beef. I even feed them to my hubby and he thinks he's eating ground beef in spaghetti, chili, and vegetable soup. They're also  a real time saver!

    1. FredAnthonyGarza profile image53
      FredAnthonyGarzaposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Dear Habee,

      Your so right! I love them too! You know my freezer is stocked with them!!! They are easy and family loves them!

  7. NewYorker profile image60
    NewYorkerposted 8 years ago

    Now, I don't know anything about this subject.. but.. Isn't like the chicken salad from McDonald's enough?

    1. falcon64 profile image67
      falcon64posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      ha....you're the avid fans of McDonald? I am not used to eat in fast food as much. I love to cook....love to know also people who taste what I cook highly appreciated.

  8. Beth100 profile image73
    Beth100posted 8 years ago

    Beans, legumes (especially lentils..I have a lentil pie recipe out here somewhere...), veggies and fruit smoothies.  Make a base for a dish and start experimenting.  Add different veggies, TVP, tofu and the likes to your base.  Squash is very good too and versatile.  You can make spaghetti out of squash and your favorite sauce to it.

  9. LRobbins profile image59
    LRobbinsposted 8 years ago

    I love vegetarian soups.  I make a big pot every week and have it everyday for lunch, recent ones include roasted red pepper, Italian Veggie Stew, Split Pea, Butternut Squash, Carrot and Ginger, they're low fat, healthy and convenient.

  10. profile image0
    B.C. BOUTIQUEposted 8 years ago

    a very good sandwich , that is very low fat and is tasty consists of 2 slices whole grain bread ( make it yourself  ) , a very large portabello mushroom cap, or 2 medium sized ones...
    anyway marinate the portabello mushroom caps in fat free italian dressing overnight, fry them in a non stick skillet, add a soy cheese ( preferably the provalone type made for vegan pizza's). put your caps on the bread and add a little tomato puree or fresh salsa..

    I call it a shroom burger..it has a good italian taste, is very lowfat and vegitarian.

 
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