Archive for February, 2013

Skinny Finger Foods for Oscar Night

Saturday, February 23rd, 2013

It’s the 85th Annual Academy Awards on Sunday February 24th.

 I can’t wait!  Each year I get together with a bunch of girlfriends to watch.  And, part of the fun is munching while watching, don’t you think?  So I’m sharing some of my favorite skinny finger foods to enjoy. I’ll be making a few of […]

Country Fried Potatoes Made Skinny

Saturday, February 23rd, 2013

There’s something quite wonderful about potatoes, onions and butter sautéed until golden and crisp.  It’s one of the tastiest ways to prepare potatoes.  This dreamy dish is so versatile and adds the missing link to any egg dish or even a simple chicken or beef recipe.  I’ve made these skinny by using  just a small […]

A Stupendous One Dish Wonder, Skinny Moroccan Chicken Stew

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

This sweet and savory stew is unbelievably easy to make, soooo delicious and ready in 35 minutes. It’s not only tasty, it’s nutritious and beautiful to look at. This exotic stew has a wonderful blend of flavors and spices including a hint of cinnamon.  It’s served over fiber rich whole wheat couscous.  The skinny for […]

How to Detect a Diet Scam

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

You may know your omega-3s from your complex carbs, but can you detect diet scams? You needn’t look further than a newspaper, magazine, or infomercial to see outrageous nutrition and diet claims. With all the no-fat diets, no carb diets, detox diets – not to mention the magic-little-pill diets — it’s no wonder that the […]

Skinny Valentine’s Day Dinner Recipes to Wow Your Sweetheart

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

Nothing says,  “I love you” like a home cooked meal. I’m sharing numerous recipes so you can design your own memorable, romantic dinner. From sexy cocktails to start the evening with to main course recipes and side dishes, you can create a delicious meal your sweetheart will love! Wishing you all a Happy Valentine’s Day. […]

Foods that Will Fill You Up, Not Out!

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

8 Foods to Fill You Up, Not Out. One of the hardest things about losing weight is cutting calories without feeling hungry. To shed pounds successfully – and keep them off – it’s important to fill your belly in ways that will keep it satisfied and full. If you simply cut portions without including more […]

Skinny Appetizers and Desserts for Super Bowl

Monday, February 4th, 2013

For most of us, the foods we munch on during the game are just as important as the game itself! I’ve already shared many main course and side dish recipes.  Now I’m sharing my favorite, easy to make appetizers and super yummy desserts! There’s bound to be a few that will work for your gathering. […]

12 Delectably Skinny Foods for Super Bowl

Monday, February 4th, 2013

This Sunday is the big game…Make this the best Super Bowl gathering ever with these super yummy, easy to make, winning recipes for sliders, hot dogs, sloppy Joe’s, coleslaw, baked beans and much more.  And best of all, they are all skinny!  You can actually enjoy the game, munching away, guilt-free. Oh yeah!!! Be sure […]

Moist and Easy Homemade Banana Bread Chock-full of Whole Wheat Goodness

Friday, February 1st, 2013

When bananas on your counter start to develop that dark squashy look and no one wants to eat them anymore, forget about throwing them out…Make banana bread!  In fact, the key to an exceptional banana bread is to use overripe bananas.  They’re very sweet, flavorful and make the bread soft and moist.  This banana bread […]