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CauliFLOWER Recipes for Valentine’s Day

Cauliflower is the new kale. This stuff is EVERYWHERE. Whenever there’s a new food trend, I’m always a little wary. Is it really that good (or good for you)? I tried cauliflower steaks, and they were not like steak. I…

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  • Upgrade Your Afternoon Snack

    Some days, your snack and your lunch may morph into a single eating event. On other days, you won’t want a snack. But ...

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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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  • Your Herbs & Spices Cheat Sheet

    Herbs and spices add interesting flavor to so many different foods, and I recommend using them liberally. You can someti...

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    Your Super Bowl Recipe Guide

    Super Bowl Sunday is almost here, and there’s no better excuse to indulge in some great food with friends. Unfortunately, it’s all too easy to overindulge, with options like potato chips, wings, and hot dogs dominating the spread. There’s nothing…

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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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  • Homemade Skinny Ice Cream Recipe

    Did you know, you can make delicious, healthy ice cream at home using bananas and a blender? No ice, salt, or shaking re...

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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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    Green Bean Casserole

    Looking for a new dish to bring to your next potluck? Try this delicious green bean casserole recipe: Ingredients: – 1 tablespoon olive oil – ½ cup diced red onion – 1½ cups sliced white mushrooms – 3 cups vegetable broth…

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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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  • Joyful Heart Chocolate Chip Cupcakes

    In my first book, Naturally Thin, I included a recipe for Joyful Heart Muffins. They are low-fat, wheat-free, and dairy-...

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  • Salad Inspiration – Sweet and Crunchy Spinach Salad

    I often feel like people always eat the same salad with the dressing and they don’t really branch out and try new ...

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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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  • 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 sens...

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  • 3 Delicious Ways To Enjoy Skinnygirl Salsa

    Cinco de Mayo is just one of those fun holidays that screams for good food, music and of course margaritas! However, it...

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  • Eating Consciously 101: 5 Tips for Making It Count

    When you first start trying to pay attention while you eat, you may find it difficult, especially if you aren’t in the...

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    Ricotta Cheesecake

    This ricotta cheesecake is an excellent holiday dessert and has a lot less fat than traditional cheesecake. Ingredients – 1½ cups plus 2 tablespoons ground-up cookies* (put them in a plastic resealable bag and pound on them or put them in…

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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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  • 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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  • Brownie Cookies

    These cookies are perfect for when you need great chocolate flavor. They have just a little fat from the nondairy butter...

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    Amazingly Moist Low-Fat Brownies

    You would never know these delicious brownies are low in fat. Ingredients – 1 cup raw sugar – 6 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder – 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons part skim ricotta cheese – 6 tablespoons egg whites – ⅛ teaspoon…

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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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  • Your Super Bowl Recipe Guide

    Super Bowl Sunday is almost here, and there’s no better excuse to indulge in some great food with friends. Unfortunate...

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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...

    READ MORE