Tag Archives: simple

Food

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…

READ MORE
  • National Vegetarian Month: Sweet & Savory Vegetable Tower

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

    READ MORE
  • Easy Artichokes

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

    READ MORE
  • 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,...

    READ MORE
  • 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…

    READ MORE
  • Peppermint Martini

    No one can resist a minty glass of holiday cheer. Get the season started on the right note with this delish Peppermint M...

    READ MORE
  • Halloween Cocktail Recipes

    A Halloween party isn’t complete without a few ghoulish cocktails. Spook your guests with these deliciously guilt-...

    READ MORE
  • Bethenny’s Classic Margarita Recipe

    When I created this drink, it became so popular that I launched my Skinnygirl Ready-to-Drink Cocktail line with it. This...

    READ MORE
  • 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…

    READ MORE
  • 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...

    READ MORE
  • 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...

    READ MORE
  • Faux Pancakes

    I’m strongly against fake food, but I call this “faux” because it is actually an egg dish. This is a great protein...

    READ MORE
  • 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…

    READ MORE
  • 4 Delicious Dip Recipes for National Chip and Dip Day

    National Chip and Dip Day is a holiday I can definitely get on board with. Chips and dip will always be the perfect snac...

    READ MORE
  • 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 be...

    READ MORE
  • 3 Last-Minute Fourth of July Desserts

    Independence Day is here! Bring on the food, fireworks, and fun. If you’re looking for ways to add a little more red, ...

    READ MORE
  • 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”…

    READ MORE
  • 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...

    READ MORE
  • 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 kitc...

    READ MORE
  • Rainbow Fruit Skewers

    Try these fruit skewers to keep you focused on high flavor and volume without a lot of fat and calories. This beautiful ...

    READ MORE
  • 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…

    READ MORE
  • Ricotta Cheesecake

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

    READ MORE
  • @FoodPorn’s 5 Most Drool­worthy Chicago Restaurants

    As you may know, I am the executive producer on FYI Network’s new show “Food Porn.” There are more tha...

    READ MORE
  • 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....

    READ MORE