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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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  • Want To Be Naturally Thin? Get Picky

    If you are really committed to being naturally thin, you need to become more discerning about what you decide is worth p...

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  • 5 Things to Purge From Your Closet

    A cluttered, crowded closet will stress you out every time you get dressed. Instead of having a ton of things you don’...

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  • Bethenny’s Favorite Finds: Fall Fashion Must-Haves

    Take a look in your closet. You probably have a ton of clothes that you will never wear again. Now that we are going ful...

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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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  • Skinnygirl Inspired Cinco de Mayo Recipes

    I recently reached out via my Facebook and Instagram to ask my followers if they had any Skinnygirl-inspired recipes for...

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  • Classic Kettle Corn

    Craving sweet, salty or crunchy? Running low on your Skinnygirl Popcorn? This recipe satisfies the “I am about t...

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  • Chopped Salad

    Making a delicious salad doesn’t have to involve fancy ingredients or a lot of prep work. Simple foods like fresh ...

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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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  • Vegan Divas Chocolate Mousse

    This is a recipe I made for The Vegan Divas Cookbook by Fernanda Capobianco who is also the owner of the Vegan Divas Bak...

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  • Celebrate National Salad Day with Rainbow Salad

    In honor of National Salad Day, I’m sharing one of my favorite salad recipes from my book Naturally Thin. This Rainbow...

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  • Easy Beet Salad

    This is a really quick salad when you want something fresh, sweet, and good for you. I love Melissa’s trimmed, peeled,...

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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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  • Lower-Fat Pasta Carbonara

    In honor of National Spaghetti Day, I’m sharing one of my favorite pasta recipes. This lower-fat pasta carbonara is be...

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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 way...

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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...

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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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  • 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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  • Easy, Protein-Packed Snacks to Eat at Work

    We’ve all felt that midday drag, and when you’re at work, it can be hard to find a healthy option that will get you ...

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  • Vegan Chocolate Cake Recipe with Peanut Butter Glaze

    This cake is so moist, your taste-testers will be convinced you dropped a stick of butter into the batter. It is delicio...

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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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  • Easy Impressive Frittata

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

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  • Quick & Easy Linguine Dinner

    I love this easy pasta recipe! It is the the perfect dish to make when you need to whip something up in a hurry. You can...

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  • Boyfriend Roast Chicken

    Whoever said the path to a man’s heart is his stomach was wise. This is a recipe you don’t have to babysit, making i...

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