Archive for the 'Recipes' Category

Skinny Lasagna`Ole

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

This fantastic Mexican layered casserole is both hearty and healthy!  It’s loaded with lean protein from the chicken, reduced-fat cottage cheese and fat free re-fried beans.  It’s perfect for those sensitive to wheat since I’m using corn tortillas instead of lasagna noodles. Each serving has 239 calories, 3 grams of fat and 6 Weight Watchers POINTS […]

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Starbucks Caramel Frappuccino Light You Can Now Make at Home

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

This Starbucks creation, which cuts the fat, carbs and calories of the original Frappuccino is a top-seller with coffee house regulars.  Starbucks says their light version is 54% fewer calories per serving than the original Frappuccino.  Sounds pretty good so I decided to tackle a skinny recipe to enjoy at home.  My favorite is their […]

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Starbucks Turkey Rustico Panini Made Skinny

Monday, May 25th, 2015

I love this sandwich at Starbucks and decided to make a skinny, home version. Their sandwich has turkey, smoked Swiss cheese, Dijon mustard, sweet onion marmalade and baby kale on focaccia. It’s yummy but pretty high in fat and calories with 480 and 18 grams fat.  My skinny remake uses smoked turkey, light Swiss cheese, […]

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Skinny Pepperoni Pizza Chicken

Monday, May 25th, 2015

This chicken recipe has a wonderful pepperoni pizza flavor. And with just 5 ingredients, it doesn’t get easier to make! Perfect for a quick weeknight dinner. Each serving has 229 calories, 7 grams of fat and 6 Weight Watchers POINTS PLUS. Prep Time: 10 minutes Bake Time: 25 minutes Ingredients ⅔ cup onions, diced 1⅓ […]

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Skinny Korean Beef Lettuce Cups

Sunday, May 24th, 2015

(NEW recipe) I think you’re going to absolutely love this recipe! The flavors are fantastic. It’s such a quick and easy dinner and perfect for a weeknight meal. It’s my skinny version of Korean beef but I call it “Cheap Korean Beef” since I’m using extra lean ground beef instead of steak. Each dinner size […]

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25 Skinny Appetizers, Sides and Desserts for Memorial Day Weekend

Saturday, May 23rd, 2015

I’m sharing numerous appetizers, side dishes and delectable desserts for this holiday weekend. Whether you’re entertaining or just staying home to watch movies or sports, I’m sure you’ll find a few yummy recipes you’ll want to make. It’s so easy to keep your celebration delicious and skinny! Wishing you all a fun, safe weekend! My […]

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Skinny Burgers, Hot Dogs, Sausages and More

Saturday, May 23rd, 2015

It’s that time of year. Nothing says summer like burgers and hot dogs, especially with these fantastic recipes.  Most of the burgers can be made on the grill or indoors in a panini maker or George Forman grill. Plus, I’m sharing sausage recipes, baked fries, sweet potato fries and 2 yummy pigs in a blanket […]

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Skinny Meatloaf

Saturday, May 23rd, 2015

Are you looking for a super yummy, quick dinner to make? If you haven’t tried my skinny meatloaf yet, I think you’re going to love it!  It’s low in calories, very moist and has a divinely rich sweet ketchup glaze.  It’s a whole lot skinnier than most meatloaf recipes because I’m using an extra lean […]

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Skinny Hot and Spicy Chicken Legs

Saturday, May 23rd, 2015

You’re going to love these titillating legs.  Think spices of hot wings, fried chicken and barbecue chicken all in one!  I’ve made them skinny by removing all the skin before coating and frying in a small amount of olive oil.  These chicken legs are prepared in three steps.  First, coating the chicken in a well […]

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6 Wonderful, Skinny Coleslaw Recipes

Saturday, May 23rd, 2015

Coleslaw is such a versatile creation. It makes a tasty side salad to serve with chicken, beef, pork, fish, burgers, hot dogs and meatloaf. I’m sharing 6 delicious slaws, 4 side recipes and 2 main course slaw salads. Some use cabbage as the base and others are made with broccoli slaw. All can easily be […]

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