Archive for June, 2011

Heavenly, Skinny Lemon Poppy Seed Bundt Cake

Friday, June 24th, 2011

There’s nothing better than a home baked cake!  This light, luscious, lemony cake will surely delight everyone.  The robust tang of the lemon adds to the delicate crunch of the poppy seeds.  It doesn’t get simpler than making one of my “no time to bake cakes.”  I’m starting with a cake mix then adding lots […]

The Perfectly Skinny Bloody Mary Cocktail

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011

Although the origin of this drink is disputed, some believe Pete Petiot, a bartender at Harry’s New York bar in Paris created it.  In 1933, Petiot introduced it in America, when he joined the St. Regis Hotel.  It was first called “Red Snapper” but once the Tabasco was added it became known as the “Bloody […]

Skinny Ranch Potato Salad

Sunday, June 19th, 2011

It seems like every family has their own recipe for ‘The Best Potato Salad.” My family’s no different….This is a dilly of a potato salad!  It’s so light and refreshing due to the fresh dill, crunchy celery and tossing in my skinny ranch dressing.  Normally potato salad is prepared with lots of mayo. I’m also […]

It’s Barbecue Season…Delight Everyone With This Skinny Chicken Dinner

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

Summer’s here and the barbecue season is in full swing!  Here’s a delicious meal for either lunch or dinner.  To make things easy, prepare the casserole a few days in advance along with the cheesecake and roast the vegetables for the salad the day before. Everyone will surely love it!  

The Season’s Best Fresh Roasted Vegetable Salad

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

A good roasted vegetable salad, especially one with a variety of perfectly cooked vegetables and mixed with greens, is a thing of beauty.  Tossed with a light flavorful dressing adds the finishing touch.  I’m adding fresh corn from the cob, to add crunch. What makes this salad skinny is using just 1 tablespoon of olive […]