Archive for November, 2012

Skinny Holiday Sugar Cookies

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

  Sugar cookies are the ultimate in sweet tooth satisfaction. Such a versatile cookie too. If it’s crispy you’re looking for, just bake them longer.  If you love a softer cookie, bake for a shorter time. This recipe has a light and buttery flavor that you’ll love. No wonder they’ve been popular for years. What […]

My Top 10 Skinny Recipes of 2011

Monday, November 26th, 2012

I’m sharing my top 10 favorite recipes of 2011. These are the ones I found myself making over and over again! You’ll love how simple they are to make. I hope you enjoy them as much as my family and friends have. A big thank you for joining me on Skinny Kitchen throughout this year. […]

Skinny Kitchen’s Thanksgiving Recipe Roundup

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

Okay…Here’s all my skinny delectable recipes for the big day. I decided to put them in categories so you can easily mix and match to create your own super delicious, skinny menu. I’ll share my desserts in another post. Have fun!!!   Turkey Recipes: The Barefoot Contessa’s Recipe for Perfect Roast Turkey Made Skinny Fabulous […]

What the Cook Nibbled: From Appetite for Health

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

It’s so hard to believe that Thanksgiving is just around the corner! I feel like it was only yesterday that I just finished my last bite of pumpkin pie! Getting back into the Thanksgiving grove this week, I was reminded of a segment I did for The TODAY Show that was based on a great […]


Recipe of the Month: Amazingly Delicious Turkey Barley and Sweet Potato Soup

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

This is Skinny Kitchen’s 7th,”Recipe of the Month” featured on my content partners website, Cars Travel Food. To see this post on their site, click here: http://www.carstravelfood.com/2012/11/19/recipe-of-the-month-amazingly-delicious-turkey-barley-and-sweet-potato-soup/ To view the recipe right here on Skinny Kitchen, click here: http://www.skinnykitchen.com/recipes/turkey-barley-and-sweet-potato-soup/ It’s such a wonderful recipe to enjoy this time of year…Especially if you have turkey leftovers! […]

2 Easy Recipes for Homemade Cranberry Sauce

Sunday, November 18th, 2012

Canned or homemade sauce? That’s the big question to decide this time of year… Many of us grew up with our mom opening a can of cranberry sauce.  It always came out of the can with the ridges still intact and was delivered to the table that way. If you don’t know anything else, canned […]

8 Skinny Vegetables Recipes for the Holidays

Saturday, November 17th, 2012

Got to eat your veggies, right?  So, I’ve gathered some really simple to make and very tasty vegetables dishes. There is bound to be one or two that will be perfect to serve with your holiday meal. Be sure to scroll down past Recommended for you, to see all these vegetables recipes.  

3 Skinny Turkey Recipes to Enjoy for the Holidays

Friday, November 16th, 2012

I know many of you are planning to make a traditional turkey recipe. That’s why I’m sharing again one of my favorites, The Barefoot Contessa’s Recipe for Perfect Roast Turkey Made Skinny.  If you’re looking for something a little different, you might really enjoy my grilled turkey tenderloin with a delicious balsamic glaze.  And, if […]

Turkey Talk—Skinny Tips for Safely Buying, Storing and Thawing

Friday, November 16th, 2012

  Tips for Fresh Turkeys: 1. Buy your turkey only 1 to 2 days before you plan to cook it. 2. Keep it stored in the refrigerator until you’re ready to cook it.  Place it on a tray or in a pan to catch any juices that may leak. 3. Do not buy fresh pre-stuffed […]

3 Super Easy and Skinny, Stuffing, Cornbread, and Spinach Casserole Recipes

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

Most of us make some kind of stuffing for turkey. Here’s one that’s baked in a casserole. If you’re not a stuffing fan, I think you’ll love my amazingly decadent cornbread casserole.  It’s one of my all time favorites. Or, try a super flavorful spinach and feta casserole. Happily, these can all be made a […]