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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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  • Whole Grain Bruschetta with Tomatoes and Fresh Basil

    Bruschetta sounds fancy, looks beautiful, but it’s the easiest appetizer to make. If you can slice bread, toss a s...

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  • What To Do With Your Leftovers

    What did you have for dinner last night? What do you have in the refrigerator that you need to eat? Can you make it into...

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  • Beef Satay Skewers Recipe

    I once made these Beef Satay Skewers for Phil Simms, former quarterback for the New York Giants and his family. The reci...

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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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  • Skinnygirl Classic Mojito Recipe

    Mojitos are usually made with mixes that have a lot of sugar, but my version is light and won’t make you feel like you...

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  • Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day Skinnygirl-Style with These 3 Cocktail Recipes

    If you’re looking to get into the St. Patrick’s Day spirit with something green and festive, I’ve got you covered ...

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  • Cotton Candy Cosmo

    This is a sweet little drink that makes a big splash when you serve it. Perfect for a girls’ night in, birthdays, and ...

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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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  • 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 t...

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  • My Not-So-Red-Velvet Cupcakes Recipe

    The inspiration behind this skinny recipe was to replace artificial red food coloring with beet juice — an all-nat...

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  • Quick & Easy Linguini Dinner

    I love this easy pasta recipe! It is the the perfect dish to make when you need to whip something up in a hurry. You can...

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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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  • Alison Riede’s Chocolate Pinot Noir Cupcake Recipe

    Ever since my ‘BethennyBakes’ days, cupcakes have always kind of been my thing. So when I heard about Alison Riede...

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  • Celebrate Summer with This Pomegranate Smoothie Recipe

    Let the Summer of Skinnygirl begin! This pomegranate smoothie is simple, quick, and so refreshing – perfect for a ...

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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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  • 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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  • Easy Holiday Hors D’oeuvres

    If you know where to look, you can find good-quality hors d’oeuvres, themed appetizers, and inexpensive but clever way...

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  • Easy Artichokes

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

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  • Garlic Tofu Stir-Fry

    Whipping up an easy vegan meal that also fills you up is definitely possible! This is a great recipe from “Body Confid...

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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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  • 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 fo...

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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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  • 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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