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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Skinnygirl

    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Skinnygirl Chocola-Tini Cocktail

    This cocktail is just BEGGING to be enjoyed during a girls’ night in. Swirl the bottom of the martini glass with s...

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  • Food

    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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  • 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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  • Whole Grain Blueberry Pancakes

    There’s not many things better than breakfast in bed on Mother’s Day. Pair these easy to make blueberry pancakes wit...

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  • Ricotta Cheesecake

    This ricotta cheesecake is an excellent holiday dessert and has a lot less fat than traditional cheesecake. Ingredients ...

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  • Food

    Brownie Cookies

    These cookies are perfect for when you need great chocolate flavor. They have just a little fat from the nondairy butter, and bananas replace the eggs. When I developed this recipe, it was my intention to make cookies, but they…

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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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  • 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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  • Naturally Thin: Share Your Food

    You’ve got a lot of food in front of you, and a lot of people at your table. How do you make the evening more fun, bri...

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  • Food

    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 appreciate it. This recipe for pop-able turkey meatballs that I found in Christina Lane’s “Comfort and Joy: Cooking For Two”…

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  • Classic Crab Cakes

    I love crab cakes and I often order appetizer portions of crab cakes in restaurants, but you can make them at home, too....

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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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  • Don’t Get Stuck in a Salad Rut

    I consider salad not only a delicious way to eat vegetables full of fiber and nutrients, but a tool for being naturally ...

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  • Food

    Labor Day Recipe Guide

    The official end of summer is upon us – Labor Day Weekend – which means a few things: a refreshing break from work and the opportunity to throw one last outdoor party before the weather starts to turn. Personally, I…

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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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  • Spicy Bluecheese Chicken Burger Recipe

    If you’re looking for a fun meal that anyone can cook (even your significant other who claims they can’t boi...

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  • Vegetarian Tacos

    Tacos are quick, fun and easy to put on the table, especially when you have to feed more than just yourself. “Regular...

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