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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 Fall Crafts for You and Your Peanut

    Summer, it’s been fun. Fall is finally here. From changing leaves to Halloween fun, there’s so much to love ...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Easy Impressive Frittata

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

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  • Brownie Cookies

    These cookies are perfect for when you need great chocolate flavor. They have just a little fat from the nondairy butter...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Goat Cheese and Sun Dried Tomato Chicken Breasts

    I love steak but I also appreciate chicken if it’s prepared with plenty of flavorful ingredients. Try this recipe, whi...

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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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  • 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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  • Blueberry Muffins

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

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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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  • Crispy Chicken Recipe

    This crispy chicken recipe is perfect if you’re looking for a quick and hearty meal....

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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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  • Easy Ice Cream Sandwiches

    This is a quick way to make a sweet treat that both kids and grownups will love. The variations are endless, since you c...

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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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  • 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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  • Food

    Pop-able Turkey Meatballs

    Cocktail party food should always be bite-size. I believe if you make things that are simple and upscale, people will appreciate it. This recipe for pop-able turkey meatballs that I found in Christina Lane’s “Comfort and Joy: Cooking For Two”…

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  • Rustic Mashed Potatoes

    What embodies comfort food more than any other dish? To me, it’s mashed potatoes. This version includes skins for extr...

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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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  • Bethenny’s Favorite Healthy Snacks

    I am a big fan of smart snacking. I always believe that you should spoil your appetite with a healthy 200-calorie snack ...

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