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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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  • My Not-So-Red-Velvet Cupcakes Recipe

    The inspiration behind this skinny recipe was to replace artificial red food coloring with beet juice — an all-nat...

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  • Blueberry Muffins

    This muffin recipe is great. You can substitute other fresh fruit for the blueberries. Ingredients – 1¼ cups oat ...

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  • Bethenny’s Bites: Dessert

    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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    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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  • 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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  • Easy Beet Salad

    This is a really quick salad when you want something fresh, sweet, and good for you. I love Melissa’s trimmed, peeled,...

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  • Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

    Denis Leary used to be a client of mine when I was a full time natural foods chef. He loved this stuffed mushroom recipe...

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    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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  • Green Chia Seed Smoothie

    Green smoothies seem to be everywhere these days but buying one from a cafe or juice bar can get pricey. Don’t let the...

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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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  • Boyfriend Roast Chicken

    Whoever said the path to a man’s heart is his stomach was wise. This is a recipe you don’t have to babysit, making i...

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    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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  • Joyful Heart Chocolate Chip Cupcakes

    In my first book, Naturally Thin, I included a recipe for Joyful Heart Muffins. They are low-fat, wheat-free, and dairy-...

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  • My Healthy Version of Pad Thai

    Pad thai is a great comfort food, but the problem with most restaurant versions is that they are very high in fat, sugar...

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  • Baked Pumpkin Pasta

    If you’re like me, pasta can get very boring, very quickly. Sometimes you need to switch things up in the kitchen. Tra...

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    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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  • 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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  • Wasabi Tuna Sliders

    These sliders make a great party food because they are masculine and fun, but also very healthy. You’ll get a hearty d...

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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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    Salad Inspiration – Baby Greens Salad

    Salads are a great way to use what you have because the greens provide a fresh crunchy background for meat, chicken, fish, grilled vegetables, beans, or whatever you feel like eating. Salads can be made out of so many different…

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  • Homemade Skinny Ice Cream Recipe

    Did you know, you can make delicious, healthy ice cream at home using bananas and a blender? No ice, salt, or shaking re...

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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...

    READ MORE
  • 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 ap...

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