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What To Order At A Restaurant

When I go to a restaurant, the first thing I do is read the menu and make a plan. I usually zero in on the appetizers and sides. I love ordering appetizers and sides because they allow me to taste…

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  • Just The Tip: What To Wear On a First Date

    A lot of people ask me what they should wear on a first date. My advice is to think sexy but not slutty.  First, you ne...

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  • Skinnygirl Solutions: Don’t Spend on Trends

    Here’s how it works: when the fancy stores come out with something, all the suckers run out instantly and buy it. Thre...

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  • How to Get Somebody Back

    What if it ends, either because of you or not because of you, and you realize it was a mistake? What if you are on the v...

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  • Food

    Easy Artichokes

    If I’m going to make a fancy, complicated stuffed artichoke dish, then peeling fresh artichokes is worth the trouble. When I just want to eat artichokes without any fuss, however, I turn to this recipe. The trick is to cook…

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  • Your Snacking Secret: Bread Plus

    Nothing irritates me more than the idea that bread is evil because it is made of “carbs,” but it’s just fine to go...

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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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  • Know What You Want: Listen to Your Food Voice

    Learning to recognize what you really want isn’t always as easy as it sounds – but once you know what you want, ...

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  • Food

    Creamy Tomato Soup

    Nothing beats a warm bowl of soup on a chilly fall day. What I loved most about this recipe from Christina Lane’s “Comfort and Joy: Cooking For Two” is that I already had all of the ingredients in my pantry….

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  • Bethenny’s Bites: The Main Dish, Part 1

    Contrary to popular belief, I don’t know it all – but I do know food. I’ve traveled around the country (and th...

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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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  • 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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  • Food

    A Guide To Skinnygirl Wine & Cheese Pairings

    I love cheese platters for cozy nights in but they’re also an easy and interesting food option to include at a party. You don’t have to go anywhere fancy for the cheese, you can usually find a great selection at your…

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  • If You Want to be Naturally Thin, Make Food Special

    In a restaurant or at a spa, you pay to have your food made special. It looks beautiful and is fun to eat. So why should...

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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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  • Bethenny’s Bites: The Main Dish, Part 2

    Contrary to popular belief, I don’t know it all – but I do know food. I’ve traveled around the country (and th...

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  • Food

    Pop-able Turkey Meatballs

    Cocktail party food should always be bite-size. I believe if you make things that are simple and upscale, people will appreciate it. This recipe for pop-able turkey meatballs that I found in Christina Lane’s “Comfort and Joy: Cooking For Two”…

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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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  • 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 i...

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  • Naturally Thin: Share Your Food

    You’ve got a lot of food in front of you, and a lot of people at your table. How do you make the evening more fun, bri...

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  • Food

    Labor Day Recipe Guide

    The official end of summer is upon us – Labor Day Weekend – which means a few things: a refreshing break from work and the opportunity to throw one last outdoor party before the weather starts to turn. Personally, I…

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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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  • White Bean with Spinach Soup

    I’m a huge fan of soup. It fills you up and provides concentrated nutrition without a lot of fat or calories. You know...

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  • Rainbow Fruit Skewers

    Try these fruit skewers to keep you focused on high flavor and volume without a lot of fat and calories. This beautiful ...

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