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Bethenny’s Homemade Salsa

You can always find a pretty good salsa in the store and doctor it, but salsa is so easy to make that I recommend trying it at home at least once. You can be creative with salsa, and it’s a…

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  • 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 ap...

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  • Almond Green Beans

    This recipe is really easy. If you don’t have fresh green beans, frozen are okay as long as they are very well def...

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  • Zucchini Quesadilla

    This is a super simple recipe that takes almost no time to make. On top of having great flavor and texture, Zucchini is ...

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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, and starch, and it’s easy to overstuff yourself on the noodles. I decided I needed to create…

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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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  • Brownie Cookies

    These cookies are perfect for when you need great chocolate flavor. They have just a little fat from the nondairy butter...

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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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    Want to be Naturally Thin? Don’t Snack While Cooking

    You can eat an entire meal’s worth of food just by nibbling while you cook. Then you sit down to another meal. That’s a heavy habit to break right now. You need to taste the food you are cooking to…

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  • Bethenny’s Thin Mint Cake Pops

    Cake pops are all the rage right now – you can even get them at your local Starbucks. With Girl Scout Cookie season in...

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  • Kentucky Derby Gin Julep

    This is my lighter version of the mint julep, the quintessential drink of the Kentucky Derby. Regular mint juleps use bo...

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  • Spiced Pumpkin Pancakes

    These pancakes are for the kind of morning where you can spend a few extra moments indulging. Plus they’ve have fi...

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    Your Herbs & Spices Cheat Sheet

    Herbs and spices add interesting flavor to so many different foods, and I recommend using them liberally. You can sometimes substitute dried for fresh or fresh for dried herbs, but fresh and dried herbs have very different flavors, so keep…

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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 ...

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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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  • Bethenny’s Thin Mint Cake Pops

    Cake pops are all the rage right now – you can even get them at your local Starbucks. With Girl Scout Cookie season in...

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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 holiday guests without spending the whole day in the kitchen. The key to making a big meal with many elements is to…

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  • Whole Wheat Rigatoni with Lentil Ragu

    Some of the best recipes I’ve ever created were from taking chances and from being a little unconventional in the kitc...

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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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  • Pureed Zucchini Soup

    This Pureed Zucchini Soup is gentle, purifying, savory and is guaranteed to make you feel better whenever you eat it. I ...

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    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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  • Lemon Basil Hummus

    Tangy and tasty, this dip takes less time to make than going to the store to buy prepared hummus. It doesn’t contain a...

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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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  • Whole Grain Blueberry Pancakes

    There’s not many things better than breakfast in bed on Mother’s Day. Pair these easy to make blueberry pancakes wit...

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