I had a pound of shrimp, which I was supposed to throw into a tasty soup recipe, but after getting home from work and resting from my daily NYC grind, I wanted to make something quick.  Google to the rescue and up pops Skinnytaste.com and this Healthy Breaded Shrimp recipe. I am always a fan of trying fellow foodie recipes, so let’s do it.  I used a whole...

When you want to go low-fat in your diet, you may not think you can include the whole family; you may picture yourself eating cardboard-like food by yourself while the rest of the family eats fatty foods. But think again – you can implement a few strategies to produce low-fat food for the whole family. Here are some tips. Don’t Cut Out All Fat This is...

This Easter weekend I spent the day out at MOMA and after feeling elated from seeing Vincent Van Gogh’s The Starry Night, my friend and I went to Harlem for dinner at The Red Rooster.  My friend suggested it and she was on point, as Marcus Samuelsson and co-creator Andrew Chapman have a wonderful restaurant. Now, my thing is to eat healthy but after enjoying...

For many, eating a proper five servings of vegetables a day is not so easy. A busy schedule can sabotage your healthy eating habits. In an effort to get what you need, you can try juicing. Everyone tells you that drinking juice is okay but not as good as a piece of fruit. However, today we are talking about vegetables. Vegetable juice is good for many reasons. We...

Last week I was making a healthy batch of baked beans and I wanted to add a kick of BBQ sauce to it. Being a southern gal, now living a northern life, I went to the store in search of a good BBQ sauce. Well, I surprisingly found an all natural molasses based sauce that made you wanna slap the cook for being so good. I instantly thought about what meats I could put...

I took a break for a little while from providing recipes updates.  This was due to my crazy New Yorker work schedule. I love being a transplant from Atlanta and for the last year and a half I have been a New Yorker. Working for a fun media company, so many interesting changes occur daily, which equals hectic work schedule. Once I had time to rest, I immediately...

Posted on Jan 28 2014 - 9:15am by lowfatchick
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Simple, seductive and full of flavor, a warm salad is the perfect choice for a light lunch or a prelude to a main course. Using little twist on the classic salad Chèvre chaud, a gutsy Roquefort or a chunk of Stilton makes a superb substitute. Drink with a late harvest Riesling to make the most of the sweet and salty combination. Ingredients 3.5 oz of Roquefort,...

My favorite dishes often include multiple ingredients all in a bowl. I am a huge fan of food together in a bowl for a convenient eating experience, and also because I love a big spoonful of food where all the flavors come together.  Well, this Chicken Mushroom Risotto is one of my favorite all in one dishes. And I think you will agree! Enjoy! Ingredients 1 pound...

While most restaurants have posted the nutritional value and calorie content of their menu offerings, those numbers are oftentimes found to be inaccurate. With a large portion of the population pursuing a healthier lifestyle, any discrepancy in calories can be enough reason to stay away from restaurants, even if the number is only off by a few calories. However, if...

By Health Advocate What’s the best way to fight those unsightly pounds?  It’s so very simple! Eating healthy is the answer and it can be easy when you slip it in with fresh juice. Nothing says vitamins to fight those pounds like freshly squeezed juice.  With a lower calorie meal plan, exercise, and natural drinks like this, you will be smashin’...