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Vegan Coconut Cupcakes

I used to make these vegan cupcakes for my first company, BethennyBakes. They are to die for if you love coconut. If you don’t like coconut, just leave it out – they’re just as good. Ingredients: – ¾ cup raw sugar…

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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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  • 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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  • 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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    3 Skinnygirl Inspired Halloween Cocktails

    Holidays are a great reason to celebrate – but they can usually leave you feeling like you’ve gone a little overboard. Be smart and skip the famous holiday hangover by serving your guests hearty, but healthy food and a guilt-free…

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  • Halloween Cocktail Recipes

    A Halloween party isn’t complete without a few ghoulish cocktails. Spook your guests with these deliciously guilt-...

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  • Peppermint Martini

    No one can resist a minty glass of holiday cheer. Get the season started on the right note with this delish Peppermint M...

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  • Brunch Hack: Bellinis, Skinnygirl-Style

    Nothing beats the crisp sweetness of a Bellini at brunch. If this Skinnygirl cocktail doesn’t motivate you to work for...

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    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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  • Avocado, Mozzarella and Tomato Salad

    When trying to slim down for summer, start by making healthy salads a lunchtime staple. This Avocado, Mozzarella Tomato ...

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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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  • Skinnygirl Inspired Cinco de Mayo Recipes

    I recently reached out via my Facebook and Instagram to ask my followers if they had any Skinnygirl-inspired recipes for...

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    Skinnygirl Naked Cosmo

    Home shopping parties are an excellent way to have a blast with your girls while also scoring a bunch of nice things. So why not spice things up by hosting a lingerie or, ahem, intimate accessories party. Serve this racy…

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  • Skinnygirl Ginger Queen Cocktail Recipe

    If you’re celebrating a special occasion or simply getting together with girlfriends, sip on this tasty cocktail....

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  • A Skinnygirl’s Guide to Cinco de Mayo

    Personally, I love Cinco de Mayo because it is a colorful, festive holiday where you don’t have to take yourself too s...

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  • Ravishing Red Sangria

    This red sangria is bold but has a perfect hint of sweetness, and it’s nice even in cooler weather. It holds up in th...

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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 “Comfort and Joy: Cooking For Two” is that I already had all of the ingredients in my pantry….

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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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  • 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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  • 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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    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’s the lazy girl’s way of getting a waffle without a lot of effort. These “waffles” are a bit softer…

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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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  • 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...

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  • White Bean with Spinach Soup

    I’m a huge fan of soup. It fills you up and provides concentrated nutrition without a lot of fat or calories. You know...

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