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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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  • Your Go-To Guide to Making the Perfect Salad

    Salads can be boring or they can make a whole meal. You might think it’s simple to make a salad, but then again, if yo...

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  • Classic Crab Cakes

    I love crab cakes and I often order appetizer portions of crab cakes in restaurants, but you can make them at home, too....

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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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  • 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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  • Avocado Pineapple Smoothie Recipe

    This is not your typical smoothie! It’s a little savory, a little sweet and completely decadent. Try it out, and l...

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  • Lemon Ricotta Hot Cakes

    These Lemon Ricotta Hot Cakes from Chef Sam Talbot are heavenly. Wake up a little early this weekend so you can enjoy th...

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  • National Vegetarian Month: Sweet Tomato Soup

    I don’t consider myself to be vegetarian, but I do enjoy eating vegetarian dishes because most of the time, they are ...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The Skinnygirl Fixologist Formula

    Apply this four-step formula to any cocktail recipe and you’ll be renovating that drink to be lighter with fewer calor...

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  • A Skinnygirl’s Guide to Cinco de Mayo

    Personally, I love Cinco de Mayo because it is a colorful, festive holiday where you don’t have to take yourself too s...

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  • 3 Tips for the Perfect Cocktail Party

    A stressed-out host is not a happy host, so it’s important to prepare as much in advance as possible before throwi...

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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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  • Spice Up Your Sandwich: Give Your Mayo Personality

    Sometimes I like plain mayonnaise, but sometimes, I want to make my mayo more exciting. You can add so many different fl...

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  • Mykonos Turkey Burger Recipe

    This recipe is how actress Maria Menounos gets her burger fix. It calls for healthier ingredients like ground turkey and...

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  • Lower-Fat Pasta Carbonara

    In honor of National Spaghetti Day, I’m sharing one of my favorite pasta recipes. This lower-fat pasta carbonara is be...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Guilt-Free Pound Cake

    Desserts and sweets are a part of life. I’m immediately suspicious of any “diet” that says you can never eat sugar...

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