Category Archives: Low Meat Mains

QUICK AND EASY: LEMON AND DIJON MARINATED TURKEY BREAST SALAD WITH CAPERS AND CORNICHONS

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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

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ROASTED HERB PORK LOIN WITH BRUSSELS SPROUTS, FENNEL, APPLES AND MUSTARD SAUCE

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As people on the East Coast continue to recover from the devastating storm that was Sandy, I wanted to offer up a family meal that’s perfect for fall but is now simplified as well as skinny-fied: Roasted Herb Pork Loin … Continue reading

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GOOD GREEK! SKINNY QUINOA WITH TOMATOES, CUKES, OLIVES AND HERBS

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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

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QUICK AND EASY AND SUPER SKINNY: SOUTHWESTERN SPICED SALMON WITH BLACK BEAN, CUCUMBER AND MANGO SALSA

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In other places in the world, September is the month that the heat of summer gives way to the welcome chill of fall.¬† Sadly for those of us in L.A., September is just a cruel extension of August…but with more … Continue reading

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QUICK AND EASY BACK TO SCHOOL SUPPER: GRILLED PORK TENDERLOIN TACOS WITH SKINNY CABBAGE AND FENNEL SLAW

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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

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YOU SAY “TOMATO,” I SAY “TOMAH-TO.” SKINNY TOMATO CONFIT aka TOMATO “SPLAT”

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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

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SKINNY SWEET CORN CHOWDER WITH SPICY SEARED SEA SCALLOPS

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One of the great things about summer in New England is the abundance of fresh sweet corn and local seafood… And no dish celebrates that seasonal and regional deliciousness quite like a corn and seafood chowder. A few years (and … Continue reading

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THE MAINE EVENT: SKINNY LOBSTER SALAD and LIGHT LOBSTER ROLLS

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There is no place I’d rather be in the summer than the breathtaking coast of Maine…. And nothing I’d rather eat, anytime of year, than Maine lobster. But if you can’t get to Maine, here’s a way to experience the … Continue reading

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QUICK AND EASY: GINGER SOY SALMON WITH ASIAN CUCUMBER AND PEPPER SALAD

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Here’s another dish that is a “smart weapon” in the war against unwanted weight…not only because it’s super low in calories, but because it’s quick and easy: Ginger Soy Salmon with Asian Cucumber and Pepper Salad. It’s a great way … Continue reading

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QUICK AND EASY: SHERRY-BALSAMIC STEAK OVER GRILLED ESCAROLE, PORTOBELLOS AND TOMATOES with FETA AND OLIVES

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Even as you “Ease Up on the Animal“ for weight loss and health, this gorgeous and delicious dish will satisfy your inner carnivore without a beastly calorie count: Sherry Balsamic Steak Over Grilled¬† Escarole, Mushrooms and Tomatoes with Feta and … Continue reading

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