Category Archives: One Oven/One Time

QUICK AND EASY: OVEN ROASTED HARICOT VERT (GREEN BEANS) WITH PISTACHIO AND PARMESAN GREMOLATA

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Whether making a holiday meal or just a quick weeknight supper, finding a veggie side dish that packs a flavorful punch without a lot of fat or calories (and little effort or clean-up) is sometimes a mystery….so here’s one of … Continue reading

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QUICK AND EASY: SKINNY CARROT AND PARSNIP PUREE

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Looking for a “skinny” but creamy side–like Cauliflower Mock Mashed or Cheesy Cauliflower Gratin–but want to add more color to your plate? Here’s a flavorful 70 calorie a cup dish that’s a great alternative and dairy free: Skinny Carrot and … 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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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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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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“PLENTY” SKINNY: ROASTED BUTTERNUT SQUASH WITH INDIAN SPICES, YOGURT AND SEEDS ala OTTOLENGHI

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Staring at my winter squash this weekend, I had a mid-winter cookery crisis… though I still loved the sweet and gorgeous gourd, the thrill, it seemed, was gone… But timing is everything…and faster than I could Google “butternut blues,” there  … Continue reading

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OVEN ROASTED SWEET POTATOES WITH SKINNY CHIPOTLE YOGURT SAUCE

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This is a dish that takes so little effort that it can hardly be called cooking, yet satisfies in a big way: Oven Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Skinny Chipotle Yogurt Sauce. Inspired by the popular Roasted Yam and Chipotle Mayonnaise … Continue reading

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ONE OVEN, ONE TIME: ROASTED TOMATO BASIL SOUP

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Even though summer is considered the pinnacle of tomato season, in many parts of the country the last fall harvest before the first hard frost brings some of the tastiest and meatiest fruits to market. And this is a recipe … Continue reading

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EASY AND AMAZING INDIAN GRILLED CHICKEN

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Once you start “easing up on the animal,” you’ll realize that when you do have meat, whether hoofed or feathered, you don’t want it to be just average. This is an Indian Spice and Buttermilk marinade for chicken that really … Continue reading

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OVEN ROASTED CARAMELIZED ONIONS

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This is one of those easy dishes that delivers a ton of flavor and texture to your meals and snacks without adding a lot of calories. Like many of my old favorite recipes, the original called for 5 times more … Continue reading

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