Chicharos Guacamole

Green peas – called “chicharos” in Mexico – ,are a deliciously low-fat substitute for the avocado commonly used in making

Chevre-Tomato and Basil Crostini

Chevre is more French than Italian, but its delicious flavor and lower fat content take it across culinary borders. Garden

Cheese-Stuffed Celery

Makes 4 Servings 4 medium celery stalks (about 6″ each), cut diagonally into thirds 2/3 cup low-fat cottage cheese 1/4

Cheese Toast

Makes 4 servings 8 ounces French or Italian bread, cut into 1″ slices 3/4 ounce grated Parmesan cheese 1/8 teaspoon

Cheese and Chile Rolls

Makes 4 servings 1 large plum tomato, blanched, peeled, seeded and chopped 1 1/2 ounces sharp cheddar cheese, shredded 1/2

Caponata

Eggplant, celery, onions, and tomatoes are sauteed, then marinated in a sweet and sour sauce that gives this Sicilian dish

Buffalo Chicken Wings

Make these wings just as hot as you like by adjusting the amount of hot pepper sauce. Hot fruit sauce,

Buffalo Chicken Fingers

This version of Buffalo wings reins in the fat and Calories, but it still packs the great flavor of its

Bruschetta

Makes 4 servings 10 ounces Italian or French bread, cut into 12 equal slices 2 small plum tomatoes, blanched, peeled,

Broccoli with Caesar Dressing

This is adapted from the classic Caesar dressing, but without the oil and egg. Instead, tofu thinned with chicken broth