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Skinny Beast

New York 12533
I'm a BEAST for Pete's sake! Beasts are not dainty. Beasts don't practice "portion control" by measuring proteins with the palms of their hands or God forbid...pull out scales! Folks are amazed at how much I can pack away yet I am super healthy and a size 2. It wasn't always this way.... Full Bio
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BAM's Black Bean Soup by Skinny Beast Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Holy Cats, this is good... Today I got a mani/pedi with my childhood pal 'BAM". Afterwards we went to a little Mexican joint for lunch, which reminded her to te ... Read on »
Banana Walnut Bread Makeover by Skinny Beast Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living It drives me bananas (sorry) when I buy a beautiful bunch of greenish yellowish bananas, and they turn mushy and brown before I get the chance to gobble them up. It always ... Read on »
BBQ Shrimp Pizza and Bleu Cheese Cole Slaw by Skinny Beast Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I saw a similar recipe on Robin Miller's show on Food Network. I gave it a tiny makeover last night and proceeded to wolf down this meal...I helped myself to se ... Read on »
Brownies...The Musical Fruit? by Skinny Beast Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Rocco Dispirito ( http://www.noweatthis.com/ ) is a genious. In his new book, he adds a magical ingredient to his brownie recipe (no, not that, you naughty beast...that wa ... Read on »
Cranberry Almond Oat Bran Muffins..so quick, so easy, so yummy! by Skinny Beast Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I don't know what got into me this morning! I woke up (before my alarm) at 6:30 am with a hankering for muffins...warm, homey, healthy muffins. These took 5 minutes t ... Read on »
Healthy Balls For All...Coconut -Date Truffles by Skinny Beast Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Coconut-Date Truffles These are so good! A real treat, very "truffle-like", and VERY healthy. 1/2 cup dried apples 1/2 cup whole almonds 1/2 cup dates ... Read on »
Healthy Fish Tacos by Skinny Beast Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living OK, this is the last of the Mexican food posts for a while...promise. Apparently, this is my baby beast's fault (cravings). This is a really good one, very easy to ... Read on »
Memorial Day BBQ by Skinny Beast Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I'd love to report that I held a BBQ filled with Skinny Beast Makeover fare that the folks raved about, but, alas, I am sorry to say that our menu consisted of... full fat ... Read on »
Pasta Emergency by Skinny Beast Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Pasta is yummy. Pasta is our friend. I had an absurd craving for pasta and clams. Here is it's Skinny Beast makeover, which cuts out the fat and provides a healthy dos ... Read on »
Plastic Bottles..What's up with the numbers?? by Skinny Beast Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Since I wrote "To Be or Not to Be Organic", a list of the top 12 items that MUST be bought organic due to the hideous amounts of toxic pestisides (also known as "the di ... Read on »
Quinoa a la Herbs by Skinny Beast Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living 1. 1 & 2/3 cup low sodium chicken broth (Kitchen Basics is BEST) 2. 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 3. 3/4 cups quinoa 4. 2T olive oil 5. 2T fresh lemon juice ... Read on »
Salmon Burgers with Cucumber Dill Sauce..Simple Summer Supper by Skinny Beast Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living THE SALMON BURGER... (and the sauce) I just finished gobbling this surprising little gem. It's super flavor-filled, and doesn't have that creepy fishy taste AT ALL. The bur ... Read on »
Skinny Beast Eggs & Vitamin C Blast by Skinny Beast Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This is a Big Beast Breakfast that packs protein (eggs), fiber (fruit), calcium (yogurt), Vitamin C (kiwi & grapefruit), and anti-oxidant/anti-cancer abilities (mango)! Oh ... Read on »
Skinny Beast Goes To The Culinary Institute of America! by Skinny Beast Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living It's true! I attended a class at the world renowned Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY. The class was called "Hors d'Oeuvres at Home", and it was THE B ... Read on »
Skinny Beast Mini Chili Bowls by Skinny Beast Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living These Mini Chili Bowls are fantastic as an appetizer, but last night I made a giant (big surprise) plate of them and was so stuffed, they became my supper. They're cute, t ... Read on »
Skinny Beast Ziti Parm Makeover by Skinny Beast Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Today, the Beast needed a claw clippin' (pedicure). While sitting in the lovely massage chair, daydreaming about ziti Parmesan, I glance over to the patron to my right and ... Read on »
Snappy Mediterranean Pasta by Skinny Beast Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I throw this together when I'm in a rush. It's great hot or room temperature. It takes 10 minutes to make and as usual, its really healthy! MEAL MOJO: Loaded with fib ... Read on »
Strawberry Shake by Skinny Beast Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Strawberries (a top ten "power food") are really cheap right now...even the organic ones. The problem is that they go bad super fast. To combat this waste of delicious ... Read on »
Tomato Basil Salad by Skinny Beast Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This is perfect with a pasta dish. It has 2 of our "power foods" (tomatoes and olive oil) plus basil, which has no calories, lots o' taste, and oodles of health benefi ... Read on »