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  • Grilled Clams in Foil
    Grilled clams cooked in foil packets with zucchini and tomatoes in a garlic white wine sauce – so fast and easy, perfect to make all summer long! Grilled Clams in Foil Clams are tender and juicy, and taste sweetly briny. They’re easy to cook by steaming on the grill in foil packets, and are delicious […]
  • Skinnytaste Meal Plan (July 16-July 22)
    A free 7-day flexible meal plan including breakfast, lunch and dinner and a shopping list. All recipes include calories and Weight Watchers Freestyle™ SmartPoints®. Hope everyone’s enjoying the summer! I have friends visiting from out of town, so we’ve been soaking in the beach and ocean as much as we can! Just a friendly reminder, […]
  • Italian Chopped Salad
    Italian Chopped Salad is my favorite quick lunch I love to whip up with ingredients I usually have on hand in my refrigerator! So simple, and can easily be modified to suit your taste. It’s low-carb (Keto), gluten-free and easy to whip up! I make this so often, especially when I don’t plan what I […]
  • Mexican Shrimp Cobb Salad
    Mexican Shrimp Cobb Salad is a beautifully layered salad with shrimp, avocados, grilled corn, black bean salsa, cucumbers, tomatoes and cheese. This is delicious served this with creamy cilantro tomatillo dressing. Because there is no cooking involved, this makes a perfect summer potluck dish and the presentation is beautiful. One of my facebook fans mentioned […]
  • Skinnytaste Meal Plan (July 9-July 15)
    A free 7-day flexible meal plan including breakfast, lunch and dinner and a shopping list. All recipes include calories and Weight Watchers Freestyle™ SmartPoints®. 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 cookbook […]