Category Archives: Low Meat Mains

SKINNY AND QUICK CHICKEN AND VEGGIE POSOLE

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Because Cinco de Mayo can’t come soon enough, and traditional Posole can take hours, here’s a skinny and quick version made easy by using a mix of fresh and canned ingredients and leftover chicken.  So fast and effortless, you can … Continue reading

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GOOD GRAIN: FARRO WITH KALE, SHIITAKE MUSHROOMS AND ONIONS

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Though summer is usually a time for cold and cleansing salads, we’ve had a deep “June Gloom” in L.A. this year and were craving something warm and hearty…but still fresh and skinny.  And here’s a recipe that uses a super … Continue reading

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OVEN ROASTED POTATO AND GREEN BEAN SALAD WITH SKINNY BASIL PESTO

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This is a dish that is perfect for all of the endless “end-of-school-year” pot luck dinners or for BBQs all summer long: Oven Roasted Potato and Green Bean Salad with Skinny Basil “Pesto.” Real pesto–which is made with basil and … Continue reading

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BUTTERMILK AND HERB CHICKEN ON ARUGULA WITH GREEK YOGURT HERB SAUCE AND TINY TOMATO RELISH

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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

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ST. PATRICK’S SECRET: SKINNY SHEPHERD’S PIE

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Just to prove I’m Irish, I’m going to repeat myself: To lose weight now and keep it off for life, you simply have to Eat More Things That Grow and Fewer Things That Walk… But that doesn’t mean you have … Continue reading

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OSCAR IMPOSTER: MINI BEEF AND PORCINI BURGERS WITH VEGAN CHEDDAR AND SKINNY RED PEPPER REMOULADE

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Here’s a recipe re-do of one of Wolfgang Puck’s most popular post-Oscar appetizers that cuts calories and fat in half without sacrificing taste or texture: Mini Beef and Porcini Burgers with Vegan Cheddar and Skinny Red Pepper Remoulade. Made with … Continue reading

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SOUVENIR EATING: GENERAL TSO’S SKINNY CHICKEN AND STIR FRIED VEGETABLES

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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

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SOUVENIR EATING: SWEDISH GRAVLAX WITH SKINNY MUSTARD DILL SAUCE

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Once in a great while, I come across a spectacular dish that needs little tinkering to skinny-fy or simplify because it’s already perfectly healthy and incredibly easy…like Swedish Gravlax with Mustard Dill Sauce. Not the same as the smoked salmon … Continue reading

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SOUVENIR EATING: SUPER SKINNY CAULIFLOWER GRATIN

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No matter how much you like to cook, how many recipe books you own or how many hours of Food T.V. you watch, sometimes it’s hard to find new kitchen inspiration.  And as the recent holidays approached, such was my … Continue reading

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QUICK AND EASY: KALE, VEGGIE SAUSAGE AND EGG

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Without a doubt, one of the best tricks for losing weight and keeping it off is to make sure green vegetables make an appearance at every meal… And here’s a quick and easy breakfast dish that’s loaded with greens, will … Continue reading

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