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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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  • Better For You Scones

    Personally, I’m not a big breakfast person. If I do have breakfast, I grab something from a deli or a quick snack from...

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  • Skinnygirl Tequila Lime Chicken

    Skinnygirl® Cocktails are good for more than just pouring into a glass. The wines and margaritas make great meat marina...

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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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    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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  • Memorial Day Menu Recipe Guide

    The weather’s getting warmer and I’m beyond excited to get outside and start grilling. Whether you’re throwing...

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  • Delicious Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

    This frosting is so good you’ll lick the bowl. The recipe makes double what you’ll need for the cupcakes, so...

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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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    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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  • 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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  • 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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    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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  • 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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  • Eat the Rainbow

    Eat the rainbow. In other words, look for color in your food. The more colors on your plate, the better. This rule is a ...

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  • Bethenny’s Veggie Chili Recipe

    This is one of my favorite recipes from “Naturally Thin” because it always make me feel clean and energized after I ...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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    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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  • Bethenny’s Spicy Chipotle Dip

    Dunking chips into high-fat dips over and over again like an automatic tennis ball machine is so tempting, but making a ...

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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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  • Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

    Mashed potatoes have always been family favorite and holiday tradition. They’re the ultimate comfort food that reminds...

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