Archive for August, 2012

Skinny Potato Salad, Caesar Style

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

Here’s a fresh new take on potato salad. If you like potato salad and Caesar salad you are going to love this one!  It comes together quickly since I’m using a bottled light Caesar dressing. Each serving, 104 calories, 2.7 grams of fat and 3 Weight Watchers POINTS PLUS. Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: […]

Skinny, Southwest Chicken Burgers on Top of Low Fat Cornbread

Monday, August 27th, 2012

This burger and cornbread creation is amazing!  Sometimes it’s fun to make something a little 
different and this is not your typical burger. First, I discovered the most delicious low fat corn bread mix.  So simple to make.  All you add is water, before you bake it. You’re going to love it, guaranteed! I’ve also […]

Skinny Tip of the Day

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

August 19th was National Potato Day…That’s something to celebrate! Potatoes are not only yummy they’re good for you. They contain high levels of vitamins and minerals, such as vitamin C, potassium and iron. So popular, more than 45 billion pounds of potatoes are harvested in the U.S. each year! They’re yummy baked, mashed, roasted, steamed, […]

Skinny and Tender Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

Heat up the crock pot because I’m sharing my favorite recipe for fabulous, pulled pork sandwiches. It’s such an easy recipe to make and perfect for entertaining. I’m starting with tender shredded lean pork that’s been slow-cooked for hours in a sweet and tangy sauce.  The secret is using a great tasting barbecue sauce such […]

Recipe of the Month: Caramel Frappuccino Light

Monday, August 20th, 2012

This is our 5th,”Recipe of the Month” featured on our content partners website, Cars Travel Food.  To see this post on their site, click here: To view the recipe here on Skinny Kitchen, click here: If you haven’t tried it yet, you are in for a delicious, refreshing, skinny treat!  Enjoy…  

Skinny Tip of the Day

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

Here’s some news to perk you up. A large study published in the September 2011, issue of the Archives of internal Medicine suggests that women who drink coffee are less likely to become depressed than those who don’t drink it. I’m so happy to hear that!  

CPK’s Delightful Provencal Salad Made Skinny

Monday, August 13th, 2012

In one of California Pizza Kitchen’s cookbooks they make a wonderful Provencal salad.  It’s not only colorful, it’s crisp and super flavorful. It works great as a first course salad or a side salad with the meal. The problem is their recipe is loaded with calories and fat due to the large amounts of full-fat […]

Strawberries 101 and 8 Deliciously Skinny Strawberry Recipes

Saturday, August 11th, 2012

I’m wild about strawberries!  It’s strawberry season and these little jewels are worth celebrating.  They’re red, plump, sweet and juicy.  Strawberries are a member of the rose family.  They’ve grown wild for centuries in both America and Europe.  Fresh strawberries are available year-round in many regions of the country with the peak of the season […]