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Low-Calorie Garlic Lentil Soup recipe – 171 calories

Low-Calorie Garlic Lentil Soup recipe – 171 calories

A very simple but tasty lentil soup. Not hard to make either. You can thin it with a little veggie stock or water, or serve it as it is if you like thick, hearty soups. […]

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5 Benefits Of Fiber For Weight Loss And Top Fiber Rich Foods (guest post)

5 Benefits Of Fiber For Weight Loss And Top Fiber Rich Foods (guest post)

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Posted: February 27, 2013

It is an undisputed fact that Fiber is an essential nutritient for many reasons, but Fiber also has some great benefits for those of us who want to lose weight. What is Fiber? First off, […]

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Bean and Sesame Seed Spread (Hummus) recipe – 77 calories

Bean and Sesame Seed Spread (Hummus) recipe – 77 calories

If you want to make hummus but can’t find tahini, try this recipe that uses sesame seeds. It has a subtle flavor and a nice, creamy consistency. Bean and Sesame Seed Spread (Hummus) recipe – […]

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Sauteed Zucchini and Chickpeas recipe – 161 calories

Sauteed Zucchini and Chickpeas recipe – 161 calories

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Posted: November 17, 2008

Here’s a great vegetable dish that has a delicious buttery smooth flavor. If you want, you can add some chopped garlic and onions in step two, and some dried thyme and lemon juice in step […]

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Peruvian Tacu Tacu recipe – 195 calories

Peruvian Tacu Tacu recipe – 195 calories

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Posted: November 13, 2008

Tacu tacu is one of the most simple and delicious dishes of Peruvian cuisine. It was invented by the black Africans brought during colonial times to work as slaves on the coastal plantations, and was […]

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Moroccan Chickpea Soup recipe – 181 calories

Moroccan Chickpea Soup recipe – 181 calories

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Posted: October 25, 2008

Moroccan Chickpea Soup (Hasa al Hummus) recipe – 181 calories Ingredients: 1 cup dried garbanzo beans (chickpeas), soaked overnight 2 tomatoes, peeled and diced (optional) 8 cups water 8 garlic cloves, minced 2 cups onions, […]

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Vegetarian Black Bean Soup recipe – 169 calories

Vegetarian Black Bean Soup recipe – 169 calories

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Posted: October 23, 2008

Vegetarian Black Bean Soup recipe – 169 calories Ingredients: 2 cups dried black beans 14 1/2 ounces diced tomatoes 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cups diced carrots 5 garlic cloves, minced 2 cups chopped red […]

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Black Eyed Peas with Herbs recipe – 135 calories

Black Eyed Peas with Herbs recipe – 135 calories

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Posted: October 19, 2008

Syrian Black Eyed Peas with Herbs recipe – 135 calories Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups black-eyed peas, cleaned and picked through 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 dried hot red chili pepper 2 tablespoons olive oil […]

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Lentil Chili recipe – 155 calories

Lentil Chili recipe – 155 calories

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Posted: August 17, 2008

Lentil Chili recipe – 155 calories Ingredients: 3/4 cup dry lentils, cleaned 2 cups whole kernel corn 2 cups chicken broth or beef broth (or vegetable broth for the vegetarians) 1 (16 ounce) can tomato […]

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Green Beans recipe – 74 calories

Green Beans recipe – 74 calories

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Posted: February 27, 2008

Green Beans recipe – 74 calories Ingredients: 1 (15 ounce) can green beans, partially drained 1 tablespoon bacon grease 1 tablespoon sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt (to taste) 1/4 teaspoon black pepper (to taste)

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