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Lower-Fat Pasta Carbonara

In honor of National Spaghetti Day, I’m sharing one of my favorite pasta recipes. This lower-fat pasta carbonara is beyond. Ingredients – 16 ounces whole-wheat spaghetti – ¾ cup plain unflavored soy milk – 2 whole eggs – ½ cup freshly…

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  • Easy Artichokes

    If I’m going to make a fancy, complicated stuffed artichoke dish, then peeling fresh artichokes is worth the trouble. ...

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  • Comfort Turkey Meatloaf

    Everyone loves comfort food but usually, it’s not the healthiest dinner option. Meatloaf is such a family-friendly mea...

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  • 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 holid...

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    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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  • My Favorite NYC Restaurants

    I’m a downtown girl, and in true New Yorker style I don’t travel very far from my neighborhood to get good ...

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  • Chickpea and Basil Salad

    I love the flavors in Greek style dishes like this one. The red wine vinegar combined with the fresh basil and the flavo...

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  • Bethenny’s Bites: Dim Sum

    People often ask me for restaurant recommendations in NYC and beyond, so I’m sharing some of my favorites in a little ...

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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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  • Vegan Divas Chocolate Mousse

    This is a recipe I made for The Vegan Divas Cookbook by Fernanda Capobianco who is also the owner of the Vegan Divas Bak...

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  • Mashed Sweet Potatoes

    This is great comfort food and a versatile recipe you can use later in other things, so if you have leftovers, that’s ...

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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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    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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  • Is Your Food Too Bland? Here’s How to Fix It

    If your food is too bland, this is the best problem you can possibly have. Bland food just needs more salt, sugar, acid,...

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  • Cool Cucumber Salad

    Cucumbers are a natural diuretic and this fresh cold salad is perfect for hot, humid days when you feel not only bloated...

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  • Vegan Chocolate Cake Recipe with Peanut Butter Glaze

    This cake is so moist, your taste-testers will be convinced you dropped a stick of butter into the batter. It is delicio...

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    Baked Pumpkin Pasta

    If you’re like me, pasta can get very boring, very quickly. Sometimes you need to switch things up in the kitchen. Trade that marinara for pumpkin and whip up this savory whole-wheat dish. Ingredients: – 12 ounces uncooked whole-wheat penne…

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  • Delicious Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

    This frosting is so good you’ll lick the bowl. The recipe makes double what you’ll need for the cupcakes, so...

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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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  • 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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    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 kitchen. This Whole Wheat Rigatoni with Lentil Ragu is one of those recipes. Add in the vegetables you have in…

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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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  • Memorial Day Menu Recipe Guide

    The weather’s getting warmer and I’m beyond excited to get outside and start grilling. Whether you’re throwing...

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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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