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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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  • Healthy Tacos

    Tacos are quick, fun, and easy to put on the table, and so many ingredients can become taco filling that this is an alm...

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  • How To Write Your Own Diet Rules

    I can’t overstate the importance of self knowledge when it comes to losing weight because most diet plans overlook it....

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  • Your Snacking Secret: Bread Plus

    Nothing irritates me more than the idea that bread is evil because it is made of “carbs,” but it’s just fine to go...

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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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  • 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 ap...

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  • Salad Inspiration: Baby Kale Summer 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 you...

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  • What-the-Hell-Do-I-Do-with-These-Leftover-Avocados Dip

    Yes, I had leftover avocados when I created this dip and avocados are so versatile. It was a use-what-you-have moment. I...

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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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  • 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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  • Zesty, Cheesy Mac and Cheese Recipe

    Are you craving comfort food, but dread the added calories? Try my version of Mac and Cheese. Trust me, you’ll lo...

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  • Grilled Peach and Arugula Salad

    We’re lucky to have access to many types of fruits and vegetables year round at the supermarket, but there’s nothing...

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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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  • 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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  • Eat the Rainbow

    Eat the rainbow. In other words, look for color in your food. The more colors on your plate, the better. This rule is a ...

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  • Vegan Stuffed Squash Blossoms

    This time of year always gets me excited for the endless cooking possibilities. The holidays are a great time to experim...

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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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  • Low-Fat Mock-A-Mole Party Dip

    Everyone knows chips and dip are must-haves at any get-together. Avocados are very healthy but also fattening, so I crea...

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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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  • Skinny Pumpkin Cheesecake

    One of the things I love most about fall is all the yummy things you can make with pumpkin. My recipe for pumpkin cheese...

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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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  • 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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  • Pureed Zucchini Soup

    This Pureed Zucchini Soup is gentle, purifying, savory and is guaranteed to make you feel better whenever you eat it. I ...

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  • Bethenny’s Bites: Appetizers

    Contrary to popular belief, I don’t know it all – but I do know food. I’ve traveled around the country (and th...

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