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Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Denis Leary used to be a client of mine when I was a full time natural foods chef. He loved this stuffed mushroom recipe; it’s one of the ways I got him to eat more vegetables. They convinced him that…

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  • Lemon Basil Hummus

    Tangy and tasty, this dip takes less time to make than going to the store to buy prepared hummus. It doesn’t contain a...

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  • Guilt-Free Fries

    Potatoes are a starchy vegetable, but they are still a nutrient-dense vegetable, so I’m sharing this seemingly decaden...

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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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    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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  • Skinnygirl Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipe

    Nothing says fall like a pumpkin spice latte. But as tasty as they are, the traditional PSL isn’t exactly good for you...

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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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  • 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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    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 combinations. I have been on an arugula kick lately because it’s such a great green. It’s darker so…

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  • Celebrate World Pasta Day With My Healthier Baked Ziti Recipe

    I’m not going to eat a pound of pasta in one sitting, but I love pasta and I eat it often. Whole grain pasta in a sens...

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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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  • 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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    Salad Inspiration – Baby Greens Salad

    Salads are a great way to use what you have because the greens provide a fresh crunchy background for meat, chicken, fish, grilled vegetables, beans, or whatever you feel like eating. Salads can be made out of so many different…

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  • Your Go-To Guide to Making the Perfect 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 yo...

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  • Spiced Pumpkin Pancakes

    These pancakes are for the kind of morning where you can spend a few extra moments indulging. Plus they’ve have fi...

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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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    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 never like the salads you make, maybe you aren’t adding the right combination of ingredients…

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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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  • Bethenny’s Healthier Cobb Salad

    A Cobb salad is the best way to use up leftovers. If you love the Cobb salad taste and you want to lighten it up, try th...

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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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    Avocado, Mozzarella and Tomato Salad

    When trying to slim down for summer, start by making healthy salads a lunchtime staple. This Avocado, Mozzarella Tomato salad is simple to make and is a perfect meal for an al fresco lunch with friends. Ingredients: – 2 avocados,…

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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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  • 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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  • 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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