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SOUPER SKINNY: LIGHT AND LOVELY SPRING AND SPLIT PEA SOUP

Who doesn’t love Spring? With days growing longer, buds turning into blooms and winter produce giving way to spring’s greens, it’s the season of re-birth and renewal. But in Southern California–with daily highs hitting 80 and nights dipping to 40–spring … Continue reading

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QUICK AND EASY: OVEN ROASTED HARICOT VERT (GREEN BEANS) WITH PISTACHIO AND PARMESAN GREMOLATA

Whether making a holiday meal or just a quick weeknight supper, finding a veggie side dish that packs a flavorful punch without a lot of fat or calories (and little effort or clean-up) is sometimes a mystery….so here’s one of … Continue reading

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YOU SAY “TOMATO,” I SAY “TOMAH-TO.” SKINNY TOMATO CONFIT aka TOMATO “SPLAT”

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

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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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LEAVE THE GUN…TAKE THE CAPONATA?

I am a sucker for Italian Food. And for Godfather movies. If I can have both–and a decent bottle of red– all in one night? That’s amore… But, when I was still cooking my beloved Italian dishes the way my … Continue reading

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