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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 me but because it always makes me feel clean and energized after I eat it, especially when I use real…

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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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  • 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, fis...

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  • Pear and Ginger Crisp Recipe

    This is my twist on traditional apple crisp. I love the ginger aspect of this recipe because it’s one of those ingredi...

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    Bethenny’s Bites: The Main Dish, Part 3

    Contrary to popular belief, I don’t know it all – but I do know food. I’ve traveled around the country (and the world) just to get a good meal. I mean, I produce a show called Food Porn – and…

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  • Skinny Quiche

    I skinnified this quiche for Gossip Girl’s Kelly Rutherford. It’s great for breakfast or lunch and will leave you sa...

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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. ...

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  • Slow-Roasted Salmon with Herb Vinaigrette

    Bobby Flay says to use two individual-sized cazuelas in this recipe, but you probably don’t have these South American ...

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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, which uses goat cheese and sun-dried tomatoes. It tastes great paired with roasted vegetables, or my fave, spicy broccoli. Ingredients –…

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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, fis...

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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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  • Vegan Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

    It’s amazing how much healthier you can make food (even dessert) when you substitute a few ingredients. My favorite pa...

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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; it’s one of the ways I got him to eat more vegetables. They convinced him that…

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  • Easy Impressive Frittata

    This fancy-looking but super-easy recipe makes a beautiful and healthful breakfast. Ingredients – Cooking spray &...

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  • Beef Satay Skewers Recipe

    I once made these Beef Satay Skewers for Phil Simms, former quarterback for the New York Giants and his family. The reci...

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  • Thanksgiving Turkey Recipe

    I believe that the holidays should be as stress-free as possible, and in order to do that, you have to plan ahead. By no...

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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 I don’t mean creamy soups like New England clam chowder or potato cheese soup. Most of the…

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  • Cold Quinoa Salad Recipe

    Looking for a tasty healthy recipe for quinoa salad? Look no further. Ingredients: – 1 cup quinoa – 2 cups w...

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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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  • Easy Ice Cream Sandwiches

    This is a quick way to make a sweet treat that both kids and grownups will love. The variations are endless, since you c...

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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 ways to serve them. Trader Joe’s has a great selection of premade hors d’oeuvres as do so many supermarkets. Your favorite restaurants…

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  • National Vegetarian Month: Sweet & Savory Vegetable Tower

    I don’t consider myself to be vegetarian, but I do enjoy eating vegetarian dishes because most of the time, they are a...

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  • Cold Quinoa Salad Recipe

    Looking for a tasty healthy recipe for quinoa salad? Look no further. Ingredients: – 1 cup quinoa – 2 cups w...

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  • Vegetarian Tacos

    Tacos are quick, fun and easy to put on the table, especially when you have to feed more than just yourself. “Regular...

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