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Lifestyle

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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  • How To Be A Better You: Embrace Your Individuality

    Coming from a place of yes means not only discovering a clearer view of who you really are, but acting on it in every as...

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  • 4 Ways You Might Be Wasting Money

    Saving money is always a smart move. You never know when it might come in handy. The easiest way to save money is to sto...

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  • On the Go Activities For Kids

    There is nothing worse than being in a busy restaurant (or really anywhere for that matter) and seeing a parent struggle...

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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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  • 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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  • Cinnamon Spice Coffee

    Do you ever just need a semi-sweet, caffeinated pick-me-up to get through the afternoon? My favorite coffee drink is sup...

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  • Is Your Food Too Bland? Here’s How to Fix It

    If your food is too bland, this is the best problem you can possibly have. Bland food just needs more salt, sugar, acid,...

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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 Take-Out Pad Thai

    Although take-out may be an easier option some nights, it’s usually not the healthiest decision. I love Pad Thai but m...

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  • Italian Turkey Burger Recipe

    If you love a good burger, this recipe is for you. These turkey burgers are not only healthy, they are sure to be a crow...

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  • @FoodPorn’s 5 Most Drool­worthy Chicago Restaurants

    As you may know, I am the executive producer on FYI Network’s new show “Food Porn.” There are more tha...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Your Super Bowl Recipe Guide

    Super Bowl Sunday is almost here, and there’s no better excuse to indulge in some great food with friends. Unfortunate...

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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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  • Whole Grain Bruschetta with Tomatoes and Fresh Basil

    Bruschetta sounds fancy, looks beautiful, but it’s the easiest appetizer to make. If you can slice bread, toss a s...

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  • Healthy Chili Recipe

    This healthy chili recipe is perfect for a cold night. It’s one of those dishes that immediately makes you feel al...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 3 Delicious Ways To Enjoy Skinnygirl Salsa

    Cinco de Mayo is just one of those fun holidays that screams for good food, music and of course margaritas! However, it...

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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 health...

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