After 25 years as a local and network anchor, Lisa was just another American mother struggling, and failing, to lose weight. Finally, she cracked the code, and lost 30 pounds, quickly and for good, by doing what she loves: reporting, cooking and eating! The Skinny is the inside story on how she did it, and how you can, too!
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Category Archives: Skinny Snacks
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
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
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
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
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!
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
When it comes to losing weight now and keeping it off for life, “filling yourself up and faking yourself out” is key…And here’s a recipe that proves just how easy, delicious and beautiful it can be: Skinny Sun Dried Tomato … Continue reading
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
If you’re looking for a sophisticated but skinny appetizer to wow the judges at your Academy Awards watching party, this is it: Smoked Salmon and Skinny Dill Cream with Caviar on Oven Roasted Potato Crisps. Inspired by Wolfgang Puck’s smoked … Continue reading
I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but sometime in the past few years Brussels sprouts have gone from the super nerd of side dishes to the “it girl” of the winter vegetable world… At Mario Batalli and Nancy Silverton’s Mozza … Continue reading