Category Archives: Skinny Snacks

PAN ROASTED BRUSSELS SPROUTS WITH PARMIGIANO-REGGIANO AND SUN-DRIED TOMATO “BACON”

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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

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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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QUICK AND EASY: GOLDEN CAULIFLOWER SOUP WITH MOROCCAN SPICES

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Here’s a delicious “smart weapon” you can use in your fight against fat that is so tasty and so easy and–because cauliflower is in season right now– is also incredibly inexpensive. In Los Angeles this week, organic cauliflower at the … Continue reading

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SKINNY INSALATA DI RISO

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If you have as many chef-crushes as I do, you’ll be happy to know that you don’t have to break up with them to get skinny and stay skinny… You just have to re-define your relationships…. Of the more than … Continue reading

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YOU NEED TO KNOW BEANS: MAGIC BLACK BEANS

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When I first began living The Skinny–and was losing 2 pounds a week–I quickly figured out that having bean dishes in my fridge inventory, at all times, was an important key to my success. Rich in fiber and disease fighting … Continue reading

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YOU NEED TO KNOW BEANS: SKINNY HUMMUS!

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If you love Hummus–the classic Middle Eastern mash of chickpeas, tahini, garlic, lemon and olive oil–I have a little good news/bad news/good news to share. The first bit of good news is that chickpeas are one of the world’s healthiest … Continue reading

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MUNCHIE MUCH? SKINNY TRAIL MIX

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When I get hungry, I cannot be trusted… Which is why having an inventory of skinny food in my fridge– that I can snack on when I need it–is crucial.. But, sometimes, I’m so hungry that I need a snack … Continue reading

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SKINNY SALMON SALAD WITH CUCUMBERS, CELERY AND CAPERS

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This is a super skinny–and easy–way to make a low-meat main dish salad out of either freshly grilled or leftover salmon. I serve it to my family for dinner on hot summer nights, serve it to friends for an easy … Continue reading

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ROCK YOUR BODY…WITH THE BLACK EYED PEAS!

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If you didn’t grow up in the south, you might not know The Black Eyed Peas are more than just a great band that sings “Rock Your Body,” black-eyed peas are a lean, mean bean that can make it happen! … Continue reading

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THATS-A-LOTSA-WASA: SKINNY CROSTINI

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You already know The Skinny Truth that White Bread is Your Bad Ex-Boyfriend… You Can Have a One Night Stand When You Need To, But You Are NOT Getting Back Together with Him! What’s great about The Skinny–as a way … Continue reading

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