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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…

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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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  • Want to be Naturally Thin? Don’t Snack While Cooking

    You can eat an entire meal’s worth of food just by nibbling while you cook. Then you sit down to another meal. That’...

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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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  • 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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  • Frozen Pina Colada Recipe

    Pina Coladas are one of my favorites, but they often have a whopping 500 calories. This is why I created my own version ...

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  • Arnold Palmer Cocktail Recipe

    This is your go to cocktail for any al fresco party. It’s always a hit with guys, too, and it works just as well witho...

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  • Blueberry Lemon Squeeze

    There is no better way to celebrate America’s birthday than by filling your backyard with friends. Fire up the grill, ...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 intentions to make cookies, but they…

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  • Quick & Easy Halloween Treats

    I love Halloween! It’s one of the most fun holidays, and a great time to be really creative with food. But, as a ...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Salad Inspiration: Baby Kale Summer Salad

    Salads can be boring or they can make a whole meal. You might think it’s simple to make a salad but then again, if you...

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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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  • 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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  • If You Want to be Naturally Thin, Make Food Special

    In a restaurant or at a spa, you pay to have your food made special. It looks beautiful and is fun to eat. So why should...

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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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  • 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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