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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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  • Bethenny’s Bites: Appetizers

    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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  • Is Your Food Too Bland? Here’s How to Fix It

    If your food is too bland, this is the best problem you can possibly have. Bland food just needs more salt, sugar, acid,...

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  • Ricotta Cheesecake

    This ricotta cheesecake is an excellent holiday dessert and has a lot less fat than traditional cheesecake. Ingredients ...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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...

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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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  • What-the-Hell-Do-I-Do-with-These-Leftover-Avocados Dip

    Yes, I had leftover avocados when I created this dip and avocados are so versatile. It was a use-what-you-have moment. I...

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  • Better-Than-Kale Arugula Salad

    Is it just me or is kale taking over? Kale chips… Kale salads… Kale bowls… If you ask me, kale needs to #GetOffMyJ...

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  • Don’t Get Stuck in a Salad Rut

    I consider salad not only a delicious way to eat vegetables full of fiber and nutrients, but a tool for being naturally ...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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    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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  • 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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  • Celebrate World Vegan Day With My Favorite Vegan Recipes

    I don’t consider myself vegan, but I do enjoy eating vegan dishes because most of the time, they are a lot healthier t...

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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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    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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  • Simple Breakfast Parfait Recipe

    Don’t know what to eat for breakfast? Here’s a simple and delicious morning treat....

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  • Don’t Get Stuck in a Salad Rut

    I consider salad not only a delicious way to eat vegetables full of fiber and nutrients, but a tool for being naturally ...

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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 m...

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