I love to remake many of the recipes at California Pizza Kitchen. This skinny remake isn’t on their menu anymore but comes from one of their cookbooks. Chicken Caesar salad is very popular. Placing it on top of a pizza makes it a sensational, hearty, salad meal. This version is so much skinnier since I’m […]
Archive for April, 2012
Just one squeeze of a lemon contains a whopping 45% of your daily recommended amount of vitamin C! Squeeze some into your water glass, add a slice to your tea or soda or drizzle over salads and veggies. Besides immunity-boosting vitamin C, lemon also contains calcium, magnesium and potassium.
Looking for an easy dessert to make? Well, your search is over. This is one of my “no time to bake cakes” since I’m starting with a cake mix. It’s all the other ingredients I’m adding that makes this cake skinny compared to a regular cake. And, it’s really yummy. The skinny for each slice, […]
This skinny breakfast or brunch treat is fun to make, easy to prepare and very decadent. The addition of cream cheese, jam and strawberries takes this French toast to a whole new level. You’ll save a ton of calories and fat by using reduced-fat cream cheese, reduced sugar preserves and egg whites. Each fiber rich serving […]
Should you warm up or stretch before you walk? Most people think they should stretch and then walk. But, Prevention Magazine says the best warm-up is simply 5-10 minutes of slower walking. It preps your whole body. Save the stretching for the end of your walk when your muscles and joints are loose. Try to […]
Bulk mushrooms can be hard to use before they spoil but I’ve found they freeze well. First, rinse and clean the mushrooms with a moist paper towel, cut off the stems and slice them. Next, freeze the slices in a single layer on a waxed-paper lined baking sheet. Finally, transfer the frozen slices to freezer […]
Here’s the new skinny on storing spices. The email you received and the original post on my Facebook Page was incorrect. Happily the shelf life of most spices is several years, not 6 months!!! To insure the best quality for your recipes, write the date on the containers when you open them. You’ll never have […]
Chopping onions can really irritate your eyes. But, if you light a candle nearby before getting started, the flame from the candle will neutralize the sulfuric fumes from the onions. Your eyes should stay clear so no more tears!
I just added this new category to Skinny Kitchen. Most days I plan to share a helpful tip on cooking, baking, prepping, shopping, exercise or the like. Look for it on the side bar of the home page. I hope you’ll join me! With best wishes, Nancy
I’m excited to announce my content partnership with Cars Travel Food. On the third Monday of the month, our blogs will be partnering to bring you a new Recipe of the Month from Skinny Kitchen. Here is our first Recipe of the Month. Enjoy! http://www.carstravelfood.com/2012/04/16/recipe-of-the-month/ To view this yummy recipe on Skinny Kitchen click here-http://www.skinnykitchen.com/recipes/chicken-lettuce-wrap-appetizers-just-like-in-your-favorite-asian-restaurant/ […]