Easy Veggie Lo Mein

This Veggie Lo Mein is a quick, easy, and healthy version of the Chinese takeout favorite.

veggie-lo-mein-1Remember that part-time job I mentioned I had during high school?  Well, having seen how everything is made makes me think twice about ordering Chinese takeout, but from time to time, I love to indulge in dishes I wouldn’t necessarily make at home: egg foo young, crab rangoon, and shrimp toasts are my guilty pleasures.  The truth is some dishes are very difficult to replicate at home (beef chow fun is almost impossible to make without a high BTU stove), but others are just as good when homemade if not better!  

Veggie Lo Mein is a simple dish that hits the spot without the excess fat and sodium.  The flavors are exactly what I was looking for in a homemade lightened-up, low-sodium version.

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Sauteed garlic shrimp combined with cheese-filled tender tortellini and fresh, bright basil pesto make a delicious weeknight dinner. Finally it's here!  Well...Friday, yes, but I'm also talking about Daylight Savings Time this weekend!  We are losing an hour of sleep (I still think it’s so ... read more >>