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SKINNY AND SPEEDY: CHICKEN TORTILLA SOUP

This is another great way to use left-over chicken (or turkey) to quickly make a hearty soup that–as you can see– is more than 80 percent vegetables! And if you’ve been living The Skinny, you know that if you “Eat … Continue reading

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SKINNY AND QUICK MEXICAN FIX: BLACK BEAN TOSTADAS

Okay, Kitchen Chickens… this one is for you! By far the quickest and easiest way to get your Mexican fix, this requires so little actual cooking that I don’t even think it can legally be called a recipe! And, even … Continue reading

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MAGIC GREEN ELIXIR: ROASTED TOMATILLO SAUCE

Here’s a true confession: Sometimes I really miss the ‘80s. Okay. Maybe I don’t miss the Crystal Carrington hair, the Donna Mills eye shadow, or the chandelier earrings that looked like they should hang over Trump’s dining table. (What are … Continue reading

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TACO-MEATISH TOSTADA SALAD

If you thought you could still ring the Taco Bell the old fashioned way if you just order a salad, think again. Taco Bell’s  Fiesta Taco Salad has 770 calories! Even the Express Taco Salad that comes with a few … Continue reading

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RINGING THE TACO BELL!

I can’t tell you if it’s genetic, or a symptom of growing up in Texas, but I don’t think I could survive without Mexican food. I love the gorgeous cuisine of the Yucatan and the rich moles of Oaxaca. I … Continue reading

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SKINNY ENCHILADA SUIZA

As far as I’m concerned, Chicken Enchiladas in a creamy “Verde” sauce is the ultimate Tex-Mex comfort food. But when I knew my family and I had to lose weight, I had to say adios to my old recipe. (Apparently, … Continue reading

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