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Sugar-Free Lemon Shortbread
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Sugar-Free Lemon Shortbread

A few years back a reader contacted me asking me if had a sugar-free shortbread recipe as she was desperate to replace the sugar-laden lemon shortbread her father loved with one with less sugar. After several rounds of testing, I was delighted to tell her that I had succeeded. In […]

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Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting

I’ve tweaked this cream cheese frosting several times over the years, and I have to say that this is my fluffiest, creamiest version yet. Delicious as is, it’s also very versatile. MAKES  1 1/2 CUPS 1/3 cup tub-style reduced fat cream cheese 1/4 cup nonfat cream cheese, room temperature 1/4 […]

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Classic Creamed Spinach

Delicious, silky creamed spinach makes any meal more luxurious.. Unfortunately, when made with cream and butter—and as with the most revered creamed spinach recipes, bacon—a single serving carries more fat that is healthy for an entire meal. Making it over, without losing any of the decadence taste, or texture, was […]

Pumpkin Banana Mini-Loaves
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Pumpkin Banana Mini-Loaves

Happy Halloween. No trick here – just a treat!! This delicious, moist quick bread marries the wonderful flavors of two all time classics, pumpkin and banana, with a subtle spicing that allows the flavors of each to ring true. It’s a also perfect for giving to friends and loved ones. For […]

Coconut Coconut Shrimp
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Coconut Coconut Shrimp

Despite finding several healthy variations of this popular restaurant appetizer online and in print, creating a healthier version was no easy feat. Why? Because, unlike the other “healthy” variations my testers and I tried, I was not going to be satisfied until my version could stand toe-to-toe with the real […]

Chicken Piccata
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Chicken Piccata

This Chicken Piccata recipe shows how a few simple pantry staples can be combined quickly and easily into a delightful dish. Pounding a chicken breast until it is quite thin (scaloppini) is the trick for creating fork-tender meat that cooks in minutes. A pan sauce of lemon juice, white wine, […]

Speedy Stovetop Spinach Artichoke “Dip” Chicken
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Speedy Stovetop Spinach Artichoke “Dip” Chicken

You can have crave-able, oh-so-creamy dip—and eat it for dinner, too! Inspired by the delectable dip, this 200-calorie, 4 SmartPoints, quick-fix one pan dish hails from my cookbook Eat What You Love Everyday!.  Top a perfectly seared juicy chicken breast with creamy, melt-y hot spinach artichoke dip, and what do you […]