Archive for December, 2011

Amazingly Delicious, Skinny Hot and Sour Chicken Soup

Friday, December 30th, 2011

Now is the perfect time to satisfy your soul with a piping hot bowl of chicken broth based soup. This delightful Asian style soup is a “must try.” It has the most amazing, rich tasting broth, that’s really addictive. My family loved it so much I actually made it a few times in the same […]

Super Moist, Skinny Carrot Cake Bran Muffins

Friday, December 30th, 2011

My family loves bran muffins. They’re a fabulous and very satisfying way to start the day off healthy. The flavors of these are reminiscent of the ever popular carrot cake.  To create a skinnier muffin I’ve cut down on the amount of canola oil, adding both eggs and egg whites, lots of fiber, whole wheat […]

A Skinny Salad I Make Several Times a Week

Thursday, December 29th, 2011

I adore this delectable salad and make it all the time. It’s so colorful and full of texture and flavor. I especially love adding assorted fruits, a little chopped nuts and cheese to salad greens.  These flavors work really great together whether you’re serving it with turkey, beef, chicken or ham.  This salad comes together […]

The Decadent Monte Cristo Made Skinny

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011

Ahhh, the Monte Cristo. How wonderful to serve this dish for breakfast or brunch. This extravagant jewel is traditionally made with 2 slices of white bread, ham, turkey and a slice of cheese. It’s dipped in eggs and fried in gobs of butter. Finally, topped with jam and powdered sugar. One big problem-It has a […]

Nostalgic and Fun To Eat…Sweet and Skinny Monkey Bread

Monday, December 26th, 2011

This sticky, gooey, pastry is very popular to serve as a breakfast treat for company. Monkey Bread is usually made with bread dough covered in cinnamon, sugar, melted butter, nuts and baked in a Bundt pan.  It’s traditionally served hot so the baked segments can be easily torn away with your fingers and eaten by […]

A Fabulous Grilled Turkey Tenderloin Dinner with a Dazzling Balsamic Sauce for Sunday Dinner

Monday, December 26th, 2011

If you’re looking to make a truly memorable, skinny meal, this just might be for you…Center stage is a really delicious and moist turkey recipe with a dazzling balsamic glaze. It’s served with a very decadent potato recipe that makes such a beautiful presentation. And, for the vegetable, simple to make garlic green beans. For […]

Skinny Mini Potato Pancakes Appetizer (Latkes)

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

Fried potato pancakes are hands down the holiday favorite. They’re called latkes. I know you’ll love these skinny, baked ones. Best of all, baking them will save about 5 grams of fat per serving. In addition, you’ll save time by not standing over the stove. Each serving, 4 mini pancakes, has 64 calories, 1 gram […]

5 Magnificently Skinny Holiday Desserts to Impress

Monday, December 19th, 2011

These delectable desserts will surely wow your guests…None of them are difficult to make either. Each can be made a day or two in advance so you won’t be stressing on the day you’ll be entertaining.  

Skinny Sweet and Savory Days of Christmas and Hanukkah

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

Getting ready for the holidays? Whether you’re entertaining at home or looking for a deliciously skinny appetizer or dessert to bring to someone’s house, for the next few weeks, I’ll be sharing it all… Plus, great gifts to make from your kitchen and fabulous cocktails to serve. Many of them are perfect for both Hanukkah […]