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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 decadent but actually good-investment recipe for fries. Skip the fast food and make these at home. You’ll be glad you did. Ingredients –…

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  • Your Go-To, Guilt-Free Steakhouse Meal Plan

    With Valentine’s Day coming up, having a meal strategy can take the stress out of your romantic dinner plans. I get ma...

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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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  • 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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    Guilt-Free Angel Hair Pasta

    Craving carbs? 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. Because whole-grain varieties have more fiber than regular pasta, you’ll feel fuller…

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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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  • 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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  • 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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    Guilt-Free Pound Cake

    Desserts and sweets are a part of life. I’m immediately suspicious of any “diet” that says you can never eat sugar. Obviously you should not eat a lot of sugar and fat, especially processed white sugar and trans fat, but…

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  • Homemade Almond Granola

    I am an advocate for healthy snacking to help curb cravings. Granola is one of my all time faves because it’s so versa...

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  • Peanut Butter Cookies

    With March being National Peanut Month and this Sunday being National Peanut Lovers’ Day there’s no better time to s...

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  • Lemon Ricotta Hot Cakes

    These Lemon Ricotta Hot Cakes from Chef Sam Talbot are heavenly. Wake up a little early this weekend so you can enjoy th...

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    Guilt-Free Artichoke and Spinach Dip

    It’s never too early to start prepping for that Super Bowl party! Dips are everything and this recipe is a real crowd pleaser. Adding both the artichokes and spinach gives this dip its edge but feel free to leave one…

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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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  • Slow-Roasted Salmon with Herb Vinaigrette

    Bobby Flay says to use two individual-sized cazuelas in this recipe, but you probably don’t have these South American ...

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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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