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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When souvenir eating in Sweden, one thing I didn’t expect was the abundance of “tartare” (also spelled “tartar”) dishes on the menus. We had herring tartar, squid tartar and (sorry, Rudolph!) even reindeer tartar. But one of my favorites was … Continue reading
QUICK AND EASY AND SUPER SKINNY: SOUTHWESTERN SPICED SALMON WITH BLACK BEAN, CUCUMBER AND MANGO SALSA
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
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
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
This is another recipe designed for kids that might not win the James Beard award… But will win you kudos as the super fun mom who made a party activity and supper that’s much healthier and much more delicious than … 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!
If you’ve read The Skinny Truths about how my family lost so much weight (and kept it off), without being hungry or bored, you know it’s key to Eat More Things That Grow and Fewer Things That Walk… But when … Continue reading
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
Whether you’re a die hard football fan who can’t wait for the biggest match of the year –or a football widow (or widower) who’s dying from joy because it’s the end of the season–Super Bowl Sunday is cause for celebration. … Continue reading