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Food

Fourth of July BBQ & Cocktail Guide

It’s really starting to feel like summer now that Fourth of July is right around the corner. I love this holiday because it’s a fun break to kick off the summer by celebrating America’s birthday with friends and family. Whether…

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  • Faux Pancakes

    I’m strongly against fake food, but I call this “faux” because it is actually an egg dish. This is a great protein...

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  • Better For You Scones

    Personally, I’m not a big breakfast person. If I do have breakfast, I grab something from a deli or a quick snack from...

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  • Comfort Turkey Meatloaf

    Everyone loves comfort food but usually, it’s not the healthiest dinner option. Meatloaf is such a family-friendly mea...

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  • Food

    3 Last-Minute Fourth of July Desserts

    Independence Day is here! Bring on the food, fireworks, and fun. If you’re looking for ways to add a little more red, white, and blue to your festivities, try one of these last-minute Fourth of July dessert ideas to sweeten…

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  • Pesto Vegetarian Lasagna

    I’m all for eating lasagna because it’s an inexpensive way to feed a crowd (or family), but I don’t like the super...

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  • Easy Impressive Frittata

    This fancy-looking but super-easy recipe makes a beautiful and healthful breakfast. Ingredients – Cooking spray &...

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  • Carb Confusion

    I tell you to trust your body and tune in to what you really want to eat, but sometimes people tell me they can’t trus...

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  • Kids

    Fun Fourth of July Crafts for You and Your Peanut

    Independence Day is almost here. From a day spent grilling and chilling by the pool to a night that lights up the sky with pretty fireworks, there’s so much to love – and you can’t ask for a better holiday…

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  • Fun Easter Crafts For You And Your Peanut

    Easter weekend is all about spending time with family, and it’s the perfect time to get crafty with your kids. Joining...

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  • 5 Fun Activities To Do With Your Peanut This Week

    I am enjoying motherhood more than ever right now. I am so blessed to have such a beautiful peanut in my life, and spend...

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  • 3 Peanut-Approved Weeknight Dinner Ideas

    A few of my Facebook peeps asked me to share some kid-approved dinner ideas after I posted a pic of the Peanut’s dinne...

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  • Skinnygirl

    Blueberry Lemon Squeeze

    There is no better way to celebrate America’s birthday than by filling your backyard with friends. Fire up the grill, serve this delicious cocktail, and get ready for fireworks. Ingredients: – 1 1/2 ounces Skinnygirl Meyer Lemon Vodka or other…

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  • Mai Tai

    I normally advise against drinking dark liquor, but here is one place where you might want to bend the rules. Dark rum g...

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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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  • Skinnygirl St. Clair Sangria

    In honor of World Cocktail Day, I’ve teamed up with mixologists across the country bring you some brand new Skinnygirl...

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  • Food

    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 – but I know with a little practice, you’ll be donning the “Grill Master” aprons in no…

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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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  • Don’t Get Stuck in a Salad Rut

    I consider salad not only a delicious way to eat vegetables full of fiber and nutrients, but a tool for being naturally ...

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  • Goat Cheese and Sun Dried Tomato Chicken Breasts

    I love steak but I also appreciate chicken if it’s prepared with plenty of flavorful ingredients. Try this recipe, whi...

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  • Food

    Bethenny’s Zesty Baked Chicken Wings

    These aren’t like buffalo wings with a lot of sauce. These are flavorful, zesty, lemony wings baked instead of fried in oil, making them an excellent investment. The chicken marinates for a few hours – which means you don’t have…

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  • Asian Shrimp Salad and Dressing Recipe

    This filling entrée salad makes an excellent lunch, as well as an elegant side salad when you have dinner guests....

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  • Pesto Vegetarian Lasagna

    I’m all for eating lasagna because it’s an inexpensive way to feed a crowd (or family), but I don’t like the super...

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  • My Favorite NYC Restaurants

    I’m a downtown girl, and in true New Yorker style I don’t travel very far from my neighborhood to get good ...

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