Category Archives: Skinny Salads

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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EAT LIKE YOU SHOP! SKINNY CORN, CUCUMBER AND TOMATO SALAD

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To lose weight now and keep it off for life, one of the most important Skinny Truths to remember is “Eat Like You Shop!”  By looking for bargains wherever you can, you’ll be able to eat the things you want … 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: 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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QUICK AND EASY AND SUPER SKINNY! CUCUMBER AND PEPPER PICKLES WITH WHOLE SPICES

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This is a recipe “re-do” of a long time favorite that’s now a smart weapon in my war against weight…and it’s not only skinny-fied, it’s simplified: Cucumber and Pepper Pickles with Whole Spices. The original recipe that I made for … Continue reading

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SUPER SUMMER KICK-OFF: SKINNY MEMORIAL DAY MENU

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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!

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COWBOY CONFETTI: SKINNY SOUTHWESTERN RED LENTIL AND CHOPPED VEGGIE SALAD

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Forgive me, Whole Foods, for I have sinned…. It’s been 2 months since my last confession…of taking one of your best dishes and taking out more than half the calories… But before you make me count a dried bean rosary–or … Continue reading

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SKINNY QUINOA AND CAULIFLOWER RICE WITH ASPARAGUS, PEAS AND HERBS

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If  you’re looking for a side dish that is beautiful, healthy and truly bursting with the flavors of spring for your Sunday buffet, this is it! Skinny Quinoa and Cauliflower Rice with Asparagus, Peas and Herbs. Though often referred to … Continue reading

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QUICK AND EASY: WARM DUCK BREAST SALAD WITH SPINACH, KALAMATA OLIVES, ROASTED PEPPERS, CANDIED WALNUTS AND FETA

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If you don’t think salad is a hearty enough meal for the dead of winter, this one will certainly change your mind… With a warm duck breast sliced atop a flavor packed mix of greens, vegetables, nuts and cheese, it’s … Continue reading

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