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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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  • Mykonos Turkey Burger Recipe

    This recipe is how actress Maria Menounos gets her burger fix. It calls for healthier ingredients like ground turkey and...

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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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  • Girlfriend’s Guide to Grilling From WhatTheFlicka.com

    Don’t be afraid of taking control of the grill. You might burn a few meals at first, and maybe a few fingers, too – ...

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  • Kids

    3 Peanut-Approved Weeknight Dinner Ideas

    A few of my Facebook peeps asked me to share some kid-approved dinner ideas after I posted a pic of the Peanut’s dinner last week. I serve my daughter plenty of “fun” foods, but I make them healthier. Here are…

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  • Fun Fourth of July Crafts for You and Your Peanut

    Independence Day is almost here. From a day spent grilling and chilling by the pool to a night that lights up the sky wi...

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  • 5 Fun Activities To Do With Your Peanut This Week

    I am enjoying motherhood more than ever right now. I am so blessed to have such a beautiful peanut in my life, and spend...

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  • Mother’s Day Crafts to Make With Your Peanut

    I’m so blessed to have a beautiful Peanut in my life, and I feel it now more than ever. Spending time with my daug...

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  • Food

    @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 than 50 million Instagram posts, using the hashtag “#foodporn,” and the phrase is tagged on Twitter about every two seconds. The show…

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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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  • Pureed Zucchini Soup

    This Pureed Zucchini Soup is gentle, purifying, savory and is guaranteed to make you feel better whenever you eat it. I ...

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  • 3 Last-Minute Fourth of July Desserts

    Independence Day is here! Bring on the food, fireworks, and fun. If you’re looking for ways to add a little more red, ...

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  • Food

    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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  • National Vegetarian Month: How to Make Your Fave Recipes Vegetarian-Friendly

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

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  • Pumpkin Spice French Toast Waffles

    Whenever I can’t decide between French toast and waffles, I make French toast… and cook it in the waffle iron. It’...

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  • Asian Shrimp Salad and Dressing Recipe

    This filling entrée salad makes an excellent lunch, as well as an elegant side salad when you have dinner guests....

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  • Food

    Whole Wheat Fusilli with Tomato, Basil, Pine Nuts and Smoked Mozzarella

    This delicious recipe makes an excellent dinner, but you can also make it ahead (or double it) and have the leftovers for lunch the next day. You can substitute brown rice pasta for the whole wheat pasta if you avoid…

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  • Simply Irresistible Blue Cheese Dip

    This dip tastes so creamy and decadent, yet it’s much lower in fat than the conventional version. If you love blue che...

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  • Thanksgiving Turkey Recipe

    I believe that the holidays should be as stress-free as possible, and in order to do that, you have to plan ahead. By no...

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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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  • Food

    Creamy Tomato Soup

    Nothing beats a warm bowl of soup on a chilly fall day. What I loved most about this recipe from Christina Lane’s “Comfort and Joy: Cooking For Two” is that I already had all of the ingredients in my pantry….

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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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  • Nutella Macarons

    I know it will be difficult to resist the urge of spooning mouthful after mouthful of Nutella into your mouth, but trust...

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  • National Vegetarian Month: Sweet Tomato Soup

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

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