Archive for December, 2012

6 Skinny Soup and Salad Recipes for Holiday Leftovers

Saturday, December 29th, 2012

Got Holiday Leftovers? I’ve gathered a variety of healthy soups and salads that will make the most of leftover turkey or ham. They will help to get you back on track, too!  Many of these recipes call for chicken but turkey can easily be substituted.  Happily these delightful recipes are all skinny…Enjoy! Be sure to […]

4 Skinny Cocktails for New Years

Saturday, December 29th, 2012

Celebrate the New Year with these easy to make, fabulous cocktails…Cheers! Be sure to scroll down past, Recommended for you, to see these recipes.  

Hangover Helpers

Saturday, December 29th, 2012

If you Google “Hangover Helpers,” you’ll get some 267,000 hits, with websites touting everything from bananas, Gatorade and milkshakes, to aspirin and asparagus. Find out which hangover helpers work versus those that are all hype. Since it’s the time of year when you may just have one too many, we thought we’d discuss why hangovers […]

Make a Pot of The Best Darn Chili Con Carne With Beans

Friday, December 28th, 2012

It’s getting cooler these days. What a great time to make a big pot of chili!  Wait until you taste this one…It’s bursting with flavor and richness.  Chili con carne is Spanish for “chili with meat.” It originated in the state of  Texas.  The Texans consider it a crime to add beans to the mixture. […]

Skinny Appetizers to Bring in the New Year

Friday, December 28th, 2012

I’m sharing some of my very favorite skinny appetizers for New Years… Most are really easy to make and many can be made a few days in advance.  Mix and match or make just one…All are super yummy…Enjoy! Be sure to scroll down past Recommended for you, to see all these yummy recipes!  

Skinny Kitchen’s Holiday Breakfast Recipes

Wednesday, December 26th, 2012

‘Tis the season for making a yummy breakfast or brunch for your family and friends. I’m sharing a bunch of easy to make, skinny recipes. From muffins and sweet monkey breads to French toast and egg dishes, you can mix and match to create a delicious meal. Be sure to scroll down past Recommended for […]

Yummy, Low Carb Cauliflower Mashers, No Potatoes Required

Tuesday, December 25th, 2012

What a wonderful substitute for mashed potatoes.  A delicious side dish if you’re on a low carb diet or following Weight Watchers but really tasty enough for the entire family to enjoy.  Most people will not be able to guess that it’s cauliflower instead of potatoes!  One serving has only 69 calories, 3 grams of […]

Fiber Rich, Deli-Style Mushroom Barley Soup

Sunday, December 23rd, 2012

Did you ever wonder how to make this popular, robust and filling soup?  Happily, it’s super easy to prepare.  It’s loaded with fresh mushrooms, fiber rich barley and vegetables.  In fact, 1 cup has 5 grams of fiber! Just by swapping reduced-fat butter for regular, I’ve cut the fat from 6.2 grams down to a […]

I Love GH Cretors Gourmet Popcorn and You Will Too!

Thursday, December 20th, 2012

Are you looking for a last minute gift to give this holiday season? Send some gourmet flavored popcorn from GH Cretors. Their family has been perfecting the art of popping corn since 1885, when Great Grandpa Cretors invented the popcorn machine.  And it’s not the typical flavored popcorn. It’s healthier than most!!!  GH Cretors uses […]

Recipe of the Month: Chicken Pot Pie Skinny-fried

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

This is Skinny Kitchen’s 8th, ”Recipe of the Month” featured on my content partners website, Cars Travel Food. To see this post on their site click here: To view the recipe right here on Skinny Kitchen click here: This time of year is all about comfort foods and this screams comfort! I hope […]