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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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  • Homemade Almond Granola

    I am an advocate for healthy snacking to help curb cravings. Granola is one of my all time faves because it’s so versa...

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  • Mashed Sweet Potatoes

    This is great comfort food and a versatile recipe you can use later in other things, so if you have leftovers, that’s ...

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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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  • 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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  • Bethenny’s Skinnygirl Beer-Rita

    I’m not a big beer drinker but who would have thought that beer and Skinnygirl Margaritas could pair so well toget...

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  • Skinnygirl™ White Cherry Cola Cocktail

    Do we have any cherry cola fans out there? Skinnygirl™ White Cherry vodka is your go-to gal to add a smooth and sassy ...

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  • Skinnygirl Smoky Maria Recipe

    You can’t go wrong with a classic, but sometimes you need to shake things up a bit. The Smoky Maria is the best of bot...

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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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  • 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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  • 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 ...

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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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  • 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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  • 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. Tra...

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  • National Vegetarian Month: How to Make Your Fave Recipes Vegetarian-Friendly

    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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  • Kentucky Derby Gin Julep

    This is my lighter version of the mint julep, the quintessential drink of the Kentucky Derby. Regular mint juleps use bo...

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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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  • Pureed Vegetable Soup

    Something about pureed food feels nurturing to me. I love this delicious soup, not only because it represents comfort to...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 Kale Chips Recipe

    I love kale! So, I came up with this super simple recipe for kale chips. It’s the perfect healthy snack....

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  • Spice Up Your Sandwich: Give Your Mayo Personality

    Sometimes I like plain mayonnaise, but sometimes, I want to make my mayo more exciting. You can add so many different fl...

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