After 25 years as a local and network anchor, Lisa was just another American mother struggling, and failing, to lose weight. Finally, she cracked the code, and lost 30 pounds, quickly and for good, by doing what she loves: reporting, cooking and eating! The Skinny is the inside story on how she did it, and how you can, too!
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Category Archives: Beautify the Bird
When we were kids, the end of the school year was pretty simple, right? You hugged a few teachers, traded camp addresses with friends and cleaned out your locker. (“Hey! My tennis shoe! Ooo! Valentine’s candy! Uh-oh. Is that a … Continue reading
The list of cultural treasures that New York City has given the world is long: The Met and MOMA, Lady Liberty and Lady Gaga, alternate side parking and, of course, great Chinese food. And before you say, “New York didn’t … Continue reading
After every holiday meal where a big bird is involved, there seems to be an inevitable avalanche of internet recipes to help you clear your fridge of that platter of poultry… (Turkey Soup! Turkey Hash! Turkey Tacos!) But if your … Continue reading
In the last few years, Quinoa has become the “It Girl” of the food world–popping up in so many restaurants, magazines, books and blogs you’d think its last name was Kardashian. (Don’t tell Bravo…or Andy Cohen will give it its … Continue reading
QUICK AND EASY BACK TO SCHOOL SUPPER: GRILLED PORK TENDERLOIN TACOS WITH SKINNY CABBAGE AND FENNEL SLAW
Though I’m a big fan of seasonal cooking, cooking seasonally isn’t just about using the most abundant and freshest local ingredients you can find, it’s also about the time you can find in any given season to turn those fresh … Continue reading
For weight loss, taste and ease, you just can’t beat a late summer tomato. Simply sliced, salted and sprinkled with a bit of balsamic, it’s a super snack or side dish with so few calories it’s not even worth doing … Continue reading
Memorial Day is almost here… And whether you’re hosting your own BBQ to kick-off summer…or contributing to a friend’s party, here are some festive (but easy) menu ideas that will please your pals and your pants!
If you’ve read The Skinny Truths about how my family lost so much weight (and kept it off), without being hungry or bored, you know it’s key to Eat More Things That Grow and Fewer Things That Walk… But when … Continue reading
We’ve all read the stories about how bad Chinese take-out is for anyone trying to lose weight.. But as someone who lived in New York and now lives in L.A., a life without Chinese food just doesn’t seem sustainable…or fair! … Continue reading
If you ask my Jewish husband, he’ll tell you that, until I married him, I “didn’t know from Jewish food.” And he’s right. As a girl who was raised a Southern Baptist in Texas, my experience with Jewish cuisine was … Continue reading