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Fourth of July Menu - from the Cancer Project

Fourth of July Menu The Cancer Project would like to share these healthful Fourth of July barbecue and picnic recipes that avoid the carcinogens that form

Vegetarian Reuben Sandwich

Makes 4 sandwiches Seitan ("say-tan"), also called “wheat meat,” is a high protein, fat-free food with a meaty texture and flavor. Look for it in the ...
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Tropical Freeze

Makes about 3 cups Pureed frozen fruit makes a wonderful dessert, without the fat or refined sugar of ice cream. Look for frozen mango pieces in ...
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Tofu Mayo

Makes about 1 ½ cups This low-fat mayonnaise substitute is made with silken tofu.1 12.3-ounce package firm or extra firm silken tofu3/4 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon sugar1 ...
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Potato Salad

(Makes about 5 cups) This delicious, creamy potato salad contains no cholesterol and is surprisingly low in fat. 4 medium potatoes, diced 2 celery stalks thinly sliced, including ...
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Makes 2 1/2 cups (10 1/4-cup servings) If you long for your favorite south-of-the-border dip but don't want the fat of avocado, try this reduced-fat version ...
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Missing Egg Salad Sandwich

(Makes four sandwiches) 1/2 pound firm reduce-fat tofu, mashed1 green onion, finely chopped, including green top2 tablespoons pickle relish2 tablespoons fat-free Nayonaise2 teaspoons stone-ground mustard2 teaspoons ...
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Hearty Barbeque Beans

Makes 8 1-cup servings These spicy beans are a great accompaniment to meatless hot dogs. 1 16-ounce can vegetarian baked beans1 15-ounce can kidney beans, rinsed and ...
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Grilled Summer Vegetables

Makes about 4 servings Grilled vegetables are easy to prepare and delicious as a side dish with polenta, pasta, or rice. The vegetables can be varied ...
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Grilled Polenta with Portabella Mushrooms

Serves 4 Polenta, which is coarsely ground cornmeal, has long been a staple grain in northern Italy. It cooks easily and is delicious grilled with vegetables, ...
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