Archive for January, 2012

Just in Time for Super Bowl, Skinny Pulled Pork or Chicken Sandwiches

Saturday, January 28th, 2012

February 5th is Super Bowl Sunday.  Make game day easy by serving one of my delicious, skinny pulled sandwiches. Everybody loves them! Either one can be prepped in advance and heated before serving. Both are topped with a skinny slaw that can also be prepped in advance and tossed in the dressing, just before serving. […]

Heart Healthy, Peanut Butter and Jelly Oatmeal

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

A steaming bowl of fresh cooked oatmeal is the perfect way to start off your day. What better way to gain the strength and energy to carry you through a hectic morning. Numerous studies show oatmeal may help lower cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart disease. What’s terrific about making oatmeal is the combination […]

Broccolini with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

Most of us are very familiar with broccoli but how about broccolini?  It’s similar to broccoli but more tender and milder in flavor.  Nicknamed baby broccoli, broccolini is a hybrid vegetable and a cross between broccoli and Chinese kale.  It has small florets and long, thin stalks. Each serving has 78 calories, 5 grams of […]

3 Terrific, Skinny Mashed Potato Recipes and a Yummy Low Calorie Gravy with Just 1 Weight Watchers POINTS PLUS!

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

Mashed potatoes are a true comfort food. I’m sharing 3 of my favorites!  Surely one of these will work for your dinner.  Many feel it wouldn’t be complete without a lovely gravy drizzled on top. That’s why I’m including a dreamy gravy recipe too! Be sure to try one of these mashed potato recipes with […]

Celebrate Chinese New Year 2012 with These 6 Skinny Recipes

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

Sometimes called Spring Festival, Chinese New Year is the most important of the traditional Chinese Holidays.  Monday, January 23, 2012, will usher in the Year of the Dragon. The festivities run through February 6. San Francisco, California, claims its Chinese New Year parade is the biggest celebration of its kind outside of Asia. The city […]

A Decadent and Skinny, Apple Cheese Stuffed French Toast

Friday, January 20th, 2012

Rustic and del-icious describes this fabulous French toast sandwich! I created this new twist on French toast by stuffing it with two different reduced-fat cheeses, sliced apples and topping with a cinnamon/sugar mixture.  One entire sandwich has 378 calories and 10 grams of fat.  So satisfying, you can easily share one. I’ve compared this skinny […]

We Might Be Down for a Little While Due to Maintenence Today

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

Hi Everybody, Happily my site is growing, thanks to all of you…Due to the high traffic on Skinny Kitchen this month, we’re having to update the site to make it run faster.  Today between 1:00-4:00 PST we might be down intermittently.  After that, if you can’t open the site, you might need to refresh the […]

How Friends Make You Healthier

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

The friends in my life have always been very important to me. I feel so lucky to have them. I do include in my friends, my very best friend, my husband and my 2 longest friends, my mom and sister. But, when just talking about girlfriends, my 3 very best friends, Lerena, Shelly and Traci, […]