Tag Archives: Quick and Easy

QUICK AND EASY: KALE, VEGGIE SAUSAGE AND EGG

Without a doubt, one of the best tricks for losing weight and keeping it off is to make sure green vegetables make an appearance at every meal… And here’s a quick and easy breakfast dish that’s loaded with greens, will … Continue reading

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QUICK AND EASY: SKINNY CREAM OF BROCCOLI SOUP WITH CHEDDAR AND CROUTONS

Here’s a dish that proves you don’t have to give up your favorite “chef crushes” to lose weight, you just have to re-define your relationships: Skinny Cream of Broccoli Soup with Cheddar and Croutons. The original recipe –which I used … Continue reading

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GOOD GREEK! SKINNY QUINOA WITH TOMATOES, CUKES, OLIVES AND HERBS

In the last few years, Quinoa has become the “It Girl” of the food world–popping up in so many restaurants, magazines, books and blogs you’d think its last name was Kardashian. (Don’t tell Bravo…or Andy Cohen will give it its … Continue reading

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QUICK AND EASY BACK TO SCHOOL SUPPER: GRILLED PORK TENDERLOIN TACOS WITH SKINNY CABBAGE AND FENNEL SLAW

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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THE MAINE EVENT: SKINNY LOBSTER SALAD and LIGHT LOBSTER ROLLS

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 AND SUPER SKINNY! CUCUMBER AND PEPPER PICKLES WITH WHOLE SPICES

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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QUICK AND EASY: SKINNY STEAK WITH MUSHROOMS, BOK CHOY AND GINGERED TAMARI SAUCE

If you have as many chef crushes as I do, here’s some good news: you don’t have to break up with your favorite chefs in order to lose weight, you just have to redefine your relationships… And here’s a Jamie … Continue reading

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QUICK AND EASY: SKINNY SESAME SALMON WITH GINGER-GARLIC GREENS AND SHIITAKE MUSHROOMS

Here’s a simple supper that’s become a favorite among my single friends who want a filling home cooked meal but have no time to make one– Skinny Sesame Salmon with Ginger-Garlic Greens and Shiitake Mushrooms. Quick and easy and with … Continue reading

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QUICK AND EASY: SKINNY CHICK & PEPPA FAJITAS

As you face your busy week ahead, here’s a super quick, super easy and super skinny dinner for those of you who love to cook and those of you who break out in hives when you even think about making … Continue reading

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QUICK AND EASY: GOLDEN CAULIFLOWER SOUP WITH MOROCCAN SPICES

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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