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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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  • Vegetable Brown Rice

    Sometimes you don’t want dinner to be a big deal. You are a little bit hungry, but you want something light and health...

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  • National Vegetarian Month: Sweet Tomato Soup

    I don’t consider myself to be vegetarian, but I do enjoy eating vegetarian dishes because most of the time, they are ...

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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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    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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  • Easy & Healthy Vegan Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

    Can you believe winter is almost here? As the weather gets colder this soup will warm up even the coldest of nights....

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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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  • 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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    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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  • Making Cookies is Easier Than You Think

    If you are in a creative mood and you feel like making up your own cookie recipe, you can do it! All you need to remembe...

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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’...

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  • Bethenny’s Healthier Cobb Salad

    A Cobb salad is the best way to use up leftovers. If you love the Cobb salad taste and you want to lighten it up, try th...

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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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  • Healthy Brown Rice Breakfast

    I never understood why more people don’t eat rice for breakfast. Brown rice is full of nutrients, fiber, and energy th...

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  • Thanksgiving Turkey Recipe

    I believe that the holidays should be as stress-free as possible, and in order to do that, you have to plan ahead. By no...

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  • Italian Turkey Burger Recipe

    If you love a good burger, this recipe is for you. These turkey burgers are not only healthy, they are sure to be a crow...

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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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  • Better For You Scones

    Personally, I’m not a big breakfast person. If I do have breakfast, I grab something from a deli or a quick snack from...

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  • Arugula Salad Recipe

    Anybody can open a bag of greens and pour dressing on it. That’s not special. Try my simple arugula salad recipe i...

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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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    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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  • Boyfriend Roast Chicken

    Whoever said the path to a man’s heart is his stomach was wise. This is a recipe you don’t have to babysit, making i...

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  • Thanksgiving Turkey Recipe

    I believe that the holidays should be as stress-free as possible, and in order to do that, you have to plan ahead. By no...

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  • Blueberry Muffins

    This muffin recipe is great. You can substitute other fresh fruit for the blueberries. Ingredients – 1¼ cups oat ...

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