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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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  • Spicy Bluecheese Chicken Burger Recipe

    If you’re looking for a fun meal that anyone can cook (even your significant other who claims they can’t boi...

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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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  • Guilt-Free Pound Cake

    Desserts and sweets are a part of life. I’m immediately suspicious of any “diet” that says you can never eat sugar...

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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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  • Pesto Vegetarian Lasagna

    I’m all for eating lasagna because it’s an inexpensive way to feed a crowd (or family), but I don’t like the super...

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  • Mykonos Turkey Burger Recipe

    This recipe is how actress Maria Menounos gets her burger fix. It calls for healthier ingredients like ground turkey and...

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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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    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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  • 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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  • Quick & Easy Halloween Treats

    I love Halloween! It’s one of the most fun holidays, and a great time to be really creative with food. But as a m...

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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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    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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  • Upgrade Your Afternoon Snack

    Some days, your snack and your lunch may morph into a single eating event. On other days, you won’t want a snack. But ...

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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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  • 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 “C...

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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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  • 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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  • Celebrate Summer with This Pomegranate Smoothie Recipe

    Let the Summer of Skinnygirl begin! This pomegranate smoothie is simple, quick, and so refreshing – perfect for a ...

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  • Spice Up Your Sandwich: Give Your Mayo Personality

    Sometimes I like plain mayonnaise, but sometimes, I want to make my mayo more exciting. You can add so many different fl...

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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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  • 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 “C...

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  • Out-of-this-World Healthy Stuffing

    This stuffing really is out of this world. It provides you with all the comforting goodness of bread stuffing with just ...

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  • Upgrade Your Afternoon Snack

    Some days, your snack and your lunch may morph into a single eating event. On other days, you won’t want a snack. But ...

    READ MORE