Monthly Archives: December 2015

Food

Easy Holiday Hors D’oeuvres

If you know where to look, you can find good-quality hors d’oeuvres, themed appetizers, and inexpensive but clever ways to serve them. Trader Joe’s has a great selection of premade hors d’oeuvres as do so many supermarkets. Your favorite restaurants…

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  • Bethenny’s Take-Out Pad Thai

    Although take-out may be an easier option some nights, it’s usually not the healthiest decision. I love Pad Thai but m...

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  • Whole Grain French Toast

    Whether you like to spend a lot of time or just a little on breakfast, put together something that tastes good and sets ...

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  • Your Herbs & Spices Cheat Sheet

    Herbs and spices add interesting flavor to so many different foods, and I recommend using them liberally. You can someti...

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  • Food

    Pear and Ginger Crisp Recipe

    This is my twist on traditional apple crisp. I love the ginger aspect of this recipe because it’s one of those ingredients that goes perfectly with both the sweet and savory dishes. Not to mention, the spices from this dish…

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  • Naturally Thin Tips For Holiday Dinners

    The holidays shouldn’t be stressful, at least where cooking is concerned. You can make impressive meals for your holid...

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  • Better-Than-Kale Arugula Salad

    Is it just me or is kale taking over? Kale chips… Kale salads… Kale bowls… If you ask me, kale needs to #GetOffMyJ...

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  • Lemon Basil Hummus

    Tangy and tasty, this dip takes less time to make than going to the store to buy prepared hummus. It doesn’t contain a...

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  • Skinnygirl

    HOW TO: Dress Up Your Skinnygirls For The Holidays

    With holiday parties, festive family dinners, and other winter festivities this season, there’s no better excuse to raise a glass with the ones you love. Skinnygirl drinks are perfect for hostess presents, entertaining, and gifting… and you don’t even need…

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  • Chipotle Margarita

    Ready to bring the heat? This is a fiery but refreshing take on the margarita, and trust me when I say that it is beyond...

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  • Skinnygirl Naked Cosmo

    Home shopping parties are an excellent way to have a blast with your girls while also scoring a bunch of nice things. So...

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  • My New Book, “Skinnygirl Cocktails,” Is Out!

    It’s official… my new book, Skinnygirl Cocktails, is out! It really is a closet full of cocktails. There are...

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  • Lifestyle

    7 Tricks For Making Holiday Favorites ‘Skinny’

    I love the holidays, especially the food — but I really hate how heavy some of the traditional holiday foods can be. Here are some tricks I use to make my savory holiday meals taste delicious with fewer calories. 1. Use…

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  • How to Clean Faster

    Most people don’t organize, clean, and perfect as they go. They let it all pile up, shove it somewhere for the time be...

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  • How To Keep Your Car Clean And Organized

    Your car is a reflection of your home, and a filthy car is a big turnoff. You probably spend a lot of time in the car. M...

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  • Want To Be Naturally Thin? Get Picky

    If you are really committed to being naturally thin, you need to become more discerning about what you decide is worth p...

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  • Skinnygirl

    ‘Skinny’ Naughty Nog Recipe

    A cocktail is the perfect holiday party accessory, especially if it’s eggnog. However, just like most holiday treats, commercial eggnog isn’t exactly the healthiest cocktail to drink. According to CNN, “A relatively small four-ounce cup of store-bought eggnog boasts a…

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  • Skinnygirl Moscow Mule

    It’s not a party without a signature cocktail, and for my Hamptons birthday BBQ, Skinnygirl Moscow Mules were the ...

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  • The Tiki Torch

    Step up your summer drink game, Skinnygirl-style. This super fruity and flavorful cocktail is a bit of paradise in a gla...

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  • HOW TO: Dress Up Your Skinnygirls For The Holidays

    With holiday parties, festive family dinners, and other winter festivities this season, there’s no better excuse to ra...

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  • Food

    Almond Peppermint Bark Recipe

    This time of year, with temptation staring you down all the time, only go for the stuff that’s really satisfying—it’ll be easier to stop after a bite or two. My peppermint bark is the perfect indulgence for that very reason….

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  • Bethenny’s Faux Cheesecake Recipe

    This recipe is quick and easy, but so good that it can curb the most raging sweet tooth. You can be creative with this r...

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  • Bethenny’s Thin Mint Cake Pops

    Cake pops are all the rage right now – you can even get them at your local Starbucks. With Girl Scout Cookie season in...

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  • Vegan Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

    It’s amazing how much healthier you can make food (even dessert) when you substitute a few ingredients. My favorite pa...

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