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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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  • Joyful Heart Chocolate Chip Cupcakes

    In my first book, Naturally Thin, I included a recipe for Joyful Heart Muffins. They are low-fat, wheat-free, and dairy-...

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  • Salad Inspiration – Baby Greens Salad

    Salads are a great way to use what you have because the greens provide a fresh crunchy background for meat, chicken, fis...

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  • Mashed Sweet Potatoes

    This is great comfort food and a versatile recipe you can use later in other things, so if you have leftovers, that’s ...

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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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  • 4 Ways To Eat Fresh Veggies

    Do you get your five servings of vegetables in every day? Veggies provide fiber that helps fill you up and keeps your di...

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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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  • 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 sens...

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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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  • Guilt-Free Fries

    Potatoes are a starchy vegetable, but they are still a nutrient-dense vegetable, so I’m sharing this seemingly decaden...

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  • Cold Quinoa Salad Recipe

    Looking for a tasty healthy recipe for quinoa salad? Look no further. Ingredients: – 1 cup quinoa – 2 cups w...

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  • Wheat-Free Vegan Basil and Mozzarella Pizza

    I don’t think there’s one person in this world that doesn’t like pizza. Personally, I’m a big fan of homemade pi...

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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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  • 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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  • How To Write Your Own Diet Rules

    I can’t overstate the importance of self knowledge when it comes to losing weight because most diet plans overlook it....

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  • Labor Day Recipe Guide

    The official end of summer is upon us – Labor Day Weekend – which means a few things: a refreshing break fro...

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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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  • My Favorite NYC Restaurants

    I’m a downtown girl, and in true New Yorker style I don’t travel very far from my neighborhood to get good ...

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  • National Vegetarian Month: Sweet & Savory Vegetable Tower

    I don’t consider myself to be vegetarian, but I do enjoy eating vegetarian dishes because most of the time, they are a...

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  • Eating Consciously 101: 5 Tips for Making It Count

    When you first start trying to pay attention while you eat, you may find it difficult, especially if you aren’t in the...

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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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  • Your Go-To Guide to Making the Perfect Salad

    Salads can be boring or they can make a whole meal. You might think it’s simple to make a salad, but then again, if yo...

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  • Molten Chocolate Cupcakes

    You want the crazy-fattening dessert because you’re PMSing and craving chocolate; we’ve all been there. These Mo...

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  • Blueberry Muffins

    This muffin recipe is great. You can substitute other fresh fruit for the blueberries. Ingredients – 1¼ cups oat ...

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