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  • Steamed Mussels with Piri Piri
    Steamed mussels get a kick with spicy Piri Piri Sauce which is basically a kicked up chimichurri sauce. We love mussels, they are so easy and fast to cook yourself! Here I steamed them with white wine, then topped them with this fresh sauce, which adds brightness and tons of flavor. You can serve this […]
  • Skinnytaste Meal Plan (June 18-June 24)
    A free 7-day flexible meal plan including breakfast, lunch and dinner and a shopping list. All recipes include calories and Weight Watchers Freestyle Smart Points. Just a friendly reminder, to receive my new recipes or meal plans via email, make sure you’re signed up for my email subscription (it’s free!). Second, have you pre-ordered my […]
  • Grilled Lobster Tails with Herb Garlic Butter
    Grilled Lobster Tails topped with Herb Garlic Butter are a delicious delicacy, and grilling them is super quick and easy! Grilled Lobster Tails Compound butters are amazing flavor enhancers for seafood, meat, grilled corn and veggies. This one is made with garlic, fresh herbs and lemon is delicious atop these lobster tails, but you can […]
  • How To Make Nut Butter
    Homemade nut butter is so simple to make, just two ingredients (nuts and salt)! Simply toast the nuts then put them in the food processor. Here I made nut butter three ways; almond butter, walnut butter and pecan butter but any tree nut would work. How To Make Nut Butter Homemade nut butter is healthy, […]
  • Skinnytaste Meal Plan (June 11-June 17)
    A free 7-day flexible meal plan including breakfast, lunch and dinner and a shopping list. All recipes include calories and Weight Watchers Freestyle Smart Points. A reminder to receive my new recipes or meal plans via email, make sure you’re signed up for my email subscription (it’s free!). Second, have you pre-ordered my cookbook Skinnytaste […]