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Recipe Renovation: Something’s Got to Give

Whenever I renovate a recipe, my main goal is to make comfort food a better investment without sacrificing taste. Sometimes it works and sometimes my attempts are dismal failures, but I keep trying different approaches. What I’ve realized after years…

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  • How to Choose Happiness and Celebrate the Good Things in Life

    The final rule for coming from a place of yes brings sweetness to your life and can help you come from a place of yes on...

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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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  • 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Dog

    Think you know everything there is to know about your pooch? You have no idea. Here are 10 really interesting things you...

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  • Food

    Celebrate World Pasta Day With My Healthier Baked Ziti Recipe

    I’m not going to eat a pound of pasta in one sitting, but I love pasta and I eat it often. Whole grain pasta in a sensible serving size is a great investment and an important staple to keep in…

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  • Bethenny’s Bites: Seafood

    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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  • Avocado, Mozzarella and Tomato Salad

    When trying to slim down for summer, start by making healthy salads a lunchtime staple. This Avocado, Mozzarella Tomato ...

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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 s...

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  • Food

    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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  • Cranberry Sauce

    For an easy holiday meal, round out the turkey and stuffing with easy side dishes that come together in minutes. Here’...

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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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  • Bethenny’s Faux Cheesecake Recipe

    This recipe is quick and easy, but so good that it can curb the most raging sweet tooth. You can be creative with this r...

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  • Food

    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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  • What To Do With Your Leftovers

    What did you have for dinner last night? What do you have in the refrigerator that you need to eat? Can you make it into...

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  • Salad Inspiration – Sweet and Crunchy Spinach Salad

    I often feel like people always eat the same salad with the dressing and they don’t really branch out and try new ...

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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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  • Food

    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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  • Faux Pancakes

    I’m strongly against fake food, but I call this “faux” because it is actually an egg dish. This is a great protein...

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  • 11 Foods That Are Natural Aphrodisiacs

    Who needs Viagra? You can just as easily get you and your man excited the natural way, with delicious foods that are nat...

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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...

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  • Food

    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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  • Bethenny’s Take-Out Pad Thai

    Although take-out may be an easier option some nights, it’s usually not the healthiest decision. I love Pad Thai but m...

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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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  • Green Chia Seed Smoothie

    Green smoothies seem to be everywhere these days but buying one from a cafe or juice bar can get pricey. Don’t let the...

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