Food

Upgrade Your Afternoon Snack

Some days, your snack and your lunch may morph into a single eating event. On other days, you won’t want a snack. But if you do, remember to choose something smart. Here are a few ways to upgrade your snack…

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  • Delicious Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

    This frosting is so good you’ll lick the bowl. The recipe makes double what you’ll need for the cupcakes, so...

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  • Wheat-Free Vegan Basil and Mozzarella Pizza

    I don’t think there’s one person in this world that doesn’t like pizza. Personally, I’m a big fan of homemade pi...

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  • Vegan Divas Chocolate Mousse

    This is a recipe I made for The Vegan Divas Cookbook by Fernanda Capobianco who is also the owner of the Vegan Divas Bak...

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    Vegetable Brown Rice

    Sometimes you don’t want dinner to be a big deal. You are a little bit hungry, but you want something light and healthy. My answer: Vegetable Brown Rice with a salad or bowl of soup. If you are eating late,…

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  • Skinnygirl Inspired Cinco de Mayo Recipes

    I recently reached out via my Facebook and Instagram to ask my followers if they had any Skinnygirl-inspired recipes for...

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  • Homemade Almond Granola

    I am an advocate for healthy snacking to help curb cravings. Granola is one of my all time faves because it’s so versa...

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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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    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 any tahini (sesame butter), so it’s lighter than regular hummus but it has the same full flavor. Ingredients…

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  • Almond Green Beans

    This recipe is really easy. If you don’t have fresh green beans, frozen are okay as long as they are very well def...

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  • Girlfriend’s Guide to Grilling From WhatTheFlicka.com

    Don’t be afraid of taking control of the grill. You might burn a few meals at first, and maybe a few fingers, too – ...

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  • Chopped Salad

    Making a delicious salad doesn’t have to involve fancy ingredients or a lot of prep work. Simple foods like fresh ...

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    Want to be Naturally Thin? Go Seasonal

    If you want to be naturally thin, choose food that is in season, when you have the option. Seasonal food is not only fresher and tastier but a lot less expensive. In December a grapefruit costs half of what it…

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  • Memorial Day Menu Recipe Guide

    The weather’s getting warmer and I’m beyond excited to get outside and start grilling. Whether you’re throwing...

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  • 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 way...

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  • Making Cookies is Easier Than You Think

    If you are in a creative mood and you feel like making up your own cookie recipe, you can do it! All you need to remembe...

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    What-the-Hell-Do-I-Do-with-These-Leftover-Avocados Dip

    Yes, I had leftover avocados when I created this dip and avocados are so versatile. It was a use-what-you-have moment. I knew I had to do something with those avocados sitting on my counter, so this is what I did….

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  • Rustic Mashed Potatoes

    What embodies comfort food more than any other dish? To me, it’s mashed potatoes. This version includes skins for extr...

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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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  • How To Write Your Own Diet Rules

    I can’t overstate the importance of self knowledge when it comes to losing weight because most diet plans overlook it....

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  • Food

    Making Cookies is Easier Than You Think

    If you are in a creative mood and you feel like making up your own cookie recipe, you can do it! All you need to remember is 1-2-3: one part sugar to two parts fat (up to half the fat…

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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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  • How To Write Your Own Diet Rules

    I can’t overstate the importance of self knowledge when it comes to losing weight because most diet plans overlook it....

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  • Garlic Tofu Stir-Fry

    Whipping up an easy vegan meal that also fills you up is definitely possible! This is a great recipe from “Body Confid...

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