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Skinny spinach-artichoke dip

There’s a lot of football on these days, but if you’re like me, you may be looking for something a little less gluttonous to snack on while you scream at the TV.   So, how about some spinach and artichoke … Continue reading

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Skinny tomato soup and green grilled cheese

I unabashedly love grilled cheese. But a year of grilled cheeses (and frozen yogurt with rainbow sprinkles) from the cafe on the first floor of one of the Senate office buildings wreaked havoc on my figure, so I needed to … Continue reading

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Spinach salad with quinoa and chicken

So, here’s the thing: I hate salads. Not all salads. Bean salad, pasta salad and fruit salad that doesn’t include cantaloupe or honeydew are fine. But I really don’t like raw leaves. And I despise cucumbers. So that eliminates the … Continue reading

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Spinach souffle

Toby and I went to my parents’ house for Thanksgiving, and now we’re in Jekyll Island, Ga., with his family for Christmas. (It’s really beautiful here — and really warm. I swam outside today!) Anyway, my mom put the Christmas … Continue reading

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Lean, green fighting machine smoothie

I thought you could use something somewhat healthy after the cheesy grits, pie and milkshakes. This smoothie is easy and has a ton of good-for-you ingredients, but it doesn’t taste chalky or weird — it tastes like pineapple and banana. … Continue reading

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Spinach quiche

Last week I read this article in the New York Times about how Americans don’t eat enough vegetables. I am so guilty of this. So I decided to make a concerted effort to cook and eat more green (and orange … Continue reading

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