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Skinny Beef, Vegetable and Barley Soup (Crock Pot or Stove Top)

Ingredients 1 pound package lean ground beef (96%), see shopping tips 2 (32-oz) containers Swanson’s reduced-sodium beef broth or your favorite broth 1 (14.5 oz) can Swanson’s reduced-sodium beef broth 1 (14.5 oz) can tomatoes, diced ¾ cup dried pearl barley, see shopping tips 1½ cups carrots, sliced 1½ cups celery, sliced 1½ cups onions, […]

Make a Pot of The Best Darn Chili Con Carne With Beans

Ingredients 1 pound lean ground beef 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 (14½ oz) can diced tomatoes 2 (6 oz) cans tomato paste 1 (12 oz) can dark beer 1 ( 14 oz) can reduced-sodium beef broth 1 cup strong black coffee 1 cup water ½ cup brown […]

Skinny Strawberries and Cream Stuffed French Toast

Ingredients 8 slices whole wheat bread or multi-grain bread, I used Milton’s Multi-Grain bread, see shopping tip 4 tablespoons reduced-fat whipped cream cheese, see shopping tip 8 teaspoons reduced sugar strawberry preserves, see shopping tip 1 cup fresh strawberries, sliced thin 6 egg whites 1½ teaspoons vanilla extract 4 teaspoons reduced-fat butter or Smart Balance […]

Crock-Pot, Barbecue Mini Meatballs

Ingredients 1 pound package extra lean ground beef or turkey, see shopping tips ¼ cup Panko bread crumbs 1 large egg or 2 egg whites ½ cup onions, finely minced 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce ½ teaspoon garlic powder ½ teaspoon salt Freshly ground black pepper, to taste 1½ cups onions, diced 1 (18 ounce) bottle […]

The Perfectly Skinny Bloody Mary Cocktail

Ingredients 6 limes, juiced 3 tablespoons prepared horseradish 2 quarts tomato juice 1-2 tablespoons Tabasco Sauce, or to taste 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce Fresh ground pepper to taste 1½ cup vodka, chilled in the freezer 6 stalks celery, for garnish 6 slices cucumber, for garnish Directions 1. In a pitcher, combine the lime juice and […]

Skinny Taco Night

Ingredients 1 pound extra lean ground beef 1 cup diced onions 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 package (1 ounce) Lawry’s Taco Seasoning â…” cup water 1 box (12 shells) taco shells, I used Mission white corn taco shells 2 cups or more chopped or shredded romaine lettuce, as desired 1½ cups or more chopped tomatoes, […]