Archive for September, 2012

Celebrate National Coffee Day with My Homemade Skinny Frappuccino

Saturday, September 29th, 2012

Today, September 29th, is National Coffee Day and millions of people will celebrate. I for one LOVE coffee and feel like I celebrate everyday!!! Some local and National chains will be offering free or discounted cups of coffee in honor of the day. Places such as McDonald’s, Noah’s Bagel, Duncan Donuts and 7-Eleven are participating. […]

Skinny Double Dark Chocolate Chip Bundt Cake

Friday, September 21st, 2012

Chocolate cake is so popular even dating back to the end of the 19th century. This skinny recipe is intensely rich, moist and very chocolatey.  This is bound to be become your go-to chocolate cake recipe! So simple to make since I’m using a mix. And, it’s not just any mix. Duncan Hines cake mixes […]

Wonderful Waldorf Salad Made Skinny

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

The elegant Waldorf salad was first created by Oscar Tschirky, Maitre d’ at the Waldorf Hotel on Fifth Ave in New York . This magnificent hotel still exists and is called the Waldorf Astoria.  The recipe is over 100 years old.  The original salad was made of apples, celery, and mayonnaise.  Several years later chopped […]

Recipe of the Month: Skinny Matzo Ball Soup

Monday, September 17th, 2012

This is our 6th,”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: It’s such a delicious, easy to make soup, that’s good anytime of year but especially great during the fall […]

8 Super Yummy and Skinny Finger Foods to Enjoy All Football Season Long

Saturday, September 15th, 2012

Football season is in full swing…It’s so fun to gather around and watch the game. It’s equally fun to munch while watching! I’ve put together some delectable, bite-size treats to enjoy all throughout the season. Be sure to scroll down to Spicylicious, Skinny “Hot Wings” Lettuce Wraps to see all 8 recipes!  

Skinny Tip of the Day

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

Regular peanut butter over reduced-fat peanut butter? Reduced-fat peanut might seem like an easy way to save a few calories, but the manufacturer most likely took out much of the fat in the peanuts and used a soy protein and corn-syrup solids. That means you’re trading healthy fat for double the carbs. All you’re really […]

Skinny Matzo Ball Soup

Sunday, September 9th, 2012

You don’t have to be Jewish to enjoy this delectable soup…Everybody loves it!!! I bet you never thought matzo ball soup could be made skinny!  The soup itself is usually low in  calories and fat but matzo balls are loaded with chicken fat and made with several eggs.  Not my skinny ones! Here I’m using […]

Skinny Tip of the Day

Friday, September 7th, 2012

One small red, yellow or orange bell pepper provides three times the recommended daily allowance of vitamin C-way ahead of citrus! All bell peppers contain a nice dose of fiber, beta carotene, vitamin B6 and folic acid. Like tomatoes, red peppers contain lycopene, a carotene that helps to protect against certain cancers and heart disease. […]

Skinny Tip of the Day

Monday, September 3rd, 2012

Do you prefer dark meat? Great news then…A new study found that a nutrient in dark poultry called taurine may protect against heart disease in women with high cholesterol. Dark meat has more iron, zinc and folate than white. And, an ounce of dark has just 8 more calories than white and 1 more gram […]

My Skinny Labor Day Weekend Recipe Roundup

Saturday, September 1st, 2012

Monday, September 3rd is Labor Day. This weekend sadly marks the true end of the summer season! I’ve put together some super yummy, easy recipes to enjoy all holiday weekend long. Whether you’re having a barbecue, getting together to watch football or just hanging out with your family, here’s some skinny recipes to enjoy. Wishing […]