Category: Gettin’ Skinny

Festive Fried Fish topped with Olives and Tomato

Tilapia

Decked in holiday red and green, this fish is swimmingly delish. When the body craves carbs, lean protein reins in the desire to indulge in the guilty pleasures of the Season, at least for awhile! 😉 2-4 Tbsps. Olive Oil…

Green Soup aka. Green Soup Shooters

Green Soup

At this time of year, I’ve more greens growing in the garden than I know what to do with.   They find their way into almost everything, stir-fry, salads, pancakes, casseroles, and soups    Next I’ll be drinking them like the oh so…

Citrus Shrimp Ceviche Salad with Avocado and Cucumber

Shrimp Boats

Super healthy and delish! Get your skinny on with this one. It’s fabo for a girlfriend’s luncheon or for appetizers. Fresh off-the-boat shrimp is best but if you haven’t got it, precooked frozen takes less prep and marination. 16-20 Raw…

Mediterranean Orange and Avocado Salad

Avocado

It’s so tasty that you can almost feel your brain’s neurons firing off while eating it. Besides that, it’s incredibly pretty…bright oranges, creamy greens, and rings of red! It’s the perfect girlfriends’ luncheon salad. 2 Oranges, peeled and sliced thinly…

French Homestyle Split Pea or Lentil Soup

Lentils

Dried lentils and peas are nutrionally rich, high in fiber, and incredibly cheap! They’re a staple in the vegetarian diet and should be included for non-veggies at least three times a week. This French Soup has long been a favorite…

Soba Noodle Soup BLISS in a BOWL

Soba Noodles

So, it’s said follow your bliss. What is my bliss? I am author, artist, gardener, cook, and equestrian. Are they ALL my bliss? I invented a little test to identify bliss. Perhaps it may work for you… Plan your LAST…

Not-So-Naughty Nuked Chocolate Brownies

Chocolate Body Mask

Not-So-Naughty Nuked CHOCOLATE BANANA BROWNIES 1/4 cup white flour 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 2 Tbsp. white sugar 1 tsp. baking powder ¼ tsp. salt 2 eggs 3 Tbsp. Olive Oil Mix the dry ingredients together. Beat the wet separately.…

Kickin’ Oriental Carrot Salad

Garden Fresh Carrots

Kickin’ Oriental Carrot Salad 3 Large Raw Carrots ¼ cup Soy Sauce 2 Tbsp. Sesame Oil 2 Tbsp. Olive Oil 1 pinch of powdered Ginger or 1 Tbsp of Fresh (chopped finely) 1 small Clove of Garlic 1 Generous Handful…

Booty-lish Chocolate Banana Smoothie

Booty Lish

Booty-lish Chocolate Banana Smoothie 1 cup Soy Milk or Light Almond Milk 1 cup Water 1 cup Crushed Ice 1 Banana 2 Tbsp. Soy Protein Powder 2 Tbsp. Unsweetened Dark or Milk Cocoa Powder This super simple yet creamy concoction…