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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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  • Naturally Thin: Don’t Forget to Participate in Your Life

    One of the many reasons I object to dieting is that it keeps you from participating in your life. You always worry that ...

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  • 10 Tips For A Healthy And Happy New Year

    New years resolutions were never really for me. There’s too much pressure to do one thing (and half the time it doesn...

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  • Get Your Copy Of I Suck At Relationships Autographed!

    Hey all! I’ve seen a lot of inquiries on how to go about getting your copy of I Suck At Relationships So You Don’t H...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • @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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 – ...

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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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  • Bethenny’s Bites: Appetizers

    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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  • Peanut Butter Cookies

    With March being National Peanut Month and this Sunday being National Peanut Lovers’ Day there’s no better time to s...

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  • Celebrate National Salad Day with Rainbow Salad

    In honor of National Salad Day, I’m sharing one of my favorite salad recipes from my book Naturally Thin. This Rainbow...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Skinnygirl Tequila Lime Chicken

    Skinnygirl® Cocktails are good for more than just pouring into a glass. The wines and margaritas make great meat marina...

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  • Cool Cucumber Salad

    Cucumbers are a natural diuretic and this fresh cold salad is perfect for hot, humid days when you feel not only bloated...

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