Category Archives: Morning Glories

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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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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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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QUICK AND EASY: BUTTERMILK CHIPOTLE GRILLED CHICKEN

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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

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QUICK AND EASY: SKINNY EGG WHITE SCRAMBLE WITH SOY CHORIZO, GREENS AND BEANS

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One of the secrets to losing weight and keeping it off, is to eat a breakfast that’s low in calories but loaded with protein and fiber so that you have the nutrition you need to wake up your metabolism and … Continue reading

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FABULOUS FLAPJACKS: BLUEBERRY-BANANA BUCKWHEAT PANCAKES

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Worried that living The Skinny is going to ruin your weekend routine? Well, Don’t! The reason The Skinny is a way of life, and not a diet, is that nothing you love is ever off the table. It’s all there…just … Continue reading

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THE NEW FAST FOOD BREAKFAST: BEHOLD THE EGG AND VEG BAGEL

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If you think grabbing a breakfast sandwich from the drive through is the quickest way to get your morning meal, consider this fistful of skinny deliciousness instead…. With an inventory of prepared veg and a few products from the skinny … Continue reading

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EGGS BENEDICT-ISH

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Now that I know a whole extra large egg has about 90 calories, 7 grams of fat and 210 mg of cholesterol, I am pretty okay using Egg Beaters or Liquid Egg Whites to make most of my egg recipes … Continue reading

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MAGIC MUSHROOM OMELET

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This is a quick and easy way to Re-Use, Re-Purpose, Re-Cycle any of the recipes for  Roasted Magic Mushrooms. Though you probably could have figured this out on your own, I wrote it out so you could see how many … Continue reading

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MON DIEU!! SKINNY FRENCH TOAST

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Oo-La-Lard, Frere Jacque!!! If you’ve ever ordered French Toast at a restaurant on a Sunday morning, you want to think twice next time! The Viva La French Toast Combo at I-Hop has 1200 calories! And the Denny’s Fabulous French Toast … Continue reading

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