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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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  • Vegan Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

    It’s amazing how much healthier you can make food (even dessert) when you substitute a few ingredients. My favorite pa...

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  • Pear and Ginger Crisp Recipe

    This is my twist on traditional apple crisp. I love the ginger aspect of this recipe because it’s one of those ingredi...

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  • Skinnygirl Tequila Lime Chicken

    Skinnygirl® Cocktails are good for more than just pouring into a glass. The wines and margaritas make great meat marina...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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’...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 “C...

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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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  • 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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  • Avocado Pineapple Smoothie Recipe

    This is not your typical smoothie! It’s a little savory, a little sweet and completely decadent. Try it out, and l...

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  • Grilled Beef Tenderloin Recipe

    This beef tenderloin recipe is perfect if you’re craving something hearty and delicious, pair it with some veggies...

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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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  • Roasted Winter Veggies

    These are delicious, comforting, ridiculously easy, and a great way to use up any vegetables you have in your refrigerat...

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  • 3 Delicious Ways To Enjoy Skinnygirl Salsa

    Cinco de Mayo is just one of those fun holidays that screams for good food, music and of course margaritas! However, it...

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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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