Archive for October, 2010

Nancy’s Skinny Curry Dressing

Friday, October 29th, 2010

Curry powder is a blend of many spices as unique as the person blending them. Most commercial curry powder contains a blend of cayenne, cinnamon, coriander, cloves, cumin, mustard, pepper and turmeric. The distinct yellow color of curry powder comes from the turmeric. I’ve added this fabulous spice to my skinny ranch dressing for an […]

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A Delectable Chicken Curry Salad Chock Full of Apples

Friday, October 29th, 2010

I know that many of you have never tried chicken curry salad or any dish made with the exotic spice, curry. You’re in for a scrumptious treat.  This impressive dish is full of beneficial ingredients.  With lean chicken, lots of chopped apples, green peas and raisins, tossed in a light curry dressing, placed a top […]

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Perfect For Autumn…Hearty Beef and Barley Vegetable Soup

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

On a cold day this nourishing soup will warm you up fast.  It has all the color and taste sensations of autumn. This soup gets high marks due to a few interesting tricks.  First, in addition to reduced-sodium beef broth, I’ve added a pureed butternut squash soup for the base.  It’s robust and chock full […]

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Apple Cidertini

Friday, October 22nd, 2010

Enjoy the fall season with this festive apple cocktail. You’ve probably heard of an Appletini. Since apple cider is so popular this time of year, I thought it might be fun to create my version of this popular martini featuring this lovely fall juice.  Also, if you’re a rum fan, go ahead and use it […]

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For a Hearty and Healthy Fall Breakfast, Bake Some Pumpkin Bran Muffins!

Friday, October 22nd, 2010

It just wouldn’t be the fall season without sharing one of my favorite bran muffins.  Adding pumpkin to these yummy muffins adds nutritious benefits and makes these very moist.  If you’re looking to add more fiber to your diet these muffins are terrific.  Each muffin contains 8 grams of fiber!  I love to bake a […]

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Autumn Salad with Fresh Figs, Pomegranate Seeds, Pears and Parmesan Dressing

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010

This delightful composed salad takes advantage of some of the fabulous fall flavors such as, sweet tasting figs, pears and succulent pomegranate seeds.  I drizzled a homemade Parmesan dressing over the top to complete this seasonal salad.  The dressing works great because it creates a popular paring of fruit and cheese. The skinny for each […]

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Fabulous Fall Apple Slaw With Homemade Honey Mustard Dressing

Friday, October 8th, 2010

This is not by any means your typical coleslaw.  It’s so tasty and satisfying you might just want to serve it as a main-course salad.  In addition, the crunchy cabbages, chopped apple, walnuts and dried cranberries are all tossed in a dreamy homemade honey mustard dressing.  It’s chock full of great-for-you ingredients.  This is sure […]

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Skinny, Decadent, Dark Chocolate Cupcakes to Celebrate Skinny Kitchen’s 1st Birthday!

Friday, October 1st, 2010

It just wouldn’t be a birthday celebration without some kind of cake. Since I adore cupcakes, I decided to bake a bunch for this special day.  These are so rich and chocolaty and have a super yummy chocolate frosting, too.  Cupcakes work well because they create an instant portion control, if you eat just one!  […]

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Skinny Kitchen Is One Year Old Today! Yippee…

Friday, October 1st, 2010

I can’t believe today is Skinny Kitchen’s 1 year birthday!!! This entire year has been truly amazing thanks to all of you…Some of you have joined me from the start while others are fairly new.  But, I couldn’t have done it without you. I’m celebrating and pulling out all the stops with this wonderful and […]

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