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Whole Wheat Fusilli with Tomato, Basil, Pine Nuts and Smoked Mozzarella

This delicious recipe makes an excellent dinner, but you can also make it ahead (or double it) and have the leftovers for lunch the next day. You can substitute brown rice pasta for the whole wheat pasta if you avoid…

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  • Skinnygirl Inspired Cinco de Mayo Recipes

    I recently reached out via my Facebook and Instagram to ask my followers if they had any Skinnygirl-inspired recipes for...

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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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  • Arugula Salad Recipe

    Anybody can open a bag of greens and pour dressing on it. That’s not special. Try my simple arugula salad recipe i...

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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 salad and put them together — voila! You’ve done it! It’s great for parties because you can slice up a whole…

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  • Mozzarella, Arugula, and Sun-Dried Tomato Panini

    A panini is really just a flattened-out version of a grilled sandwich, in the spirit of grilled cheese, but it is tradit...

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  • Molten Chocolate Cupcakes

    You want the crazy-fattening dessert because you’re PMSing and craving chocolate; we’ve all been there. These Mo...

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  • Pureed Vegetable Soup

    Something about pureed food feels nurturing to me. I love this delicious soup, not only because it represents comfort to...

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    Wheat-Free Vegan Basil and Mozzarella Pizza

    I don’t think there’s one person in this world that doesn’t like pizza. Personally, I’m a big fan of homemade pizza because I can make it with the ingredients I like and use up what I have in my fridge….

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  • Vegan Stuffed Squash Blossoms

    This time of year always gets me excited for the endless cooking possibilities. The holidays are a great time to experim...

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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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  • 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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