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Skinnytaste

27 May 2019

  • Skinnytaste Meal Plan (May 27-June 2)
    A free 7-day flexible weight loss meal plan including breakfast, lunch and dinner and a shopping list. All recipes include calories and WW SmartPoints®. If you’re new to my meal plans, I’ve been sharing these free, 7-day flexible healthy meal plans (you can see my previous meal plans here) that are meant as a guide, with plenty […]
  • Red, White and Blueberry Cheesecake Cupcakes
    Mini cheesecake cupcakes made with Greek yogurt and cream cheese with a vanilla wafer crust topped with strawberries and blueberries to create a red, white and blue dessert using Mother Nature as my source for food coloring. Cheesecake Cupcakes These are the perfect Memorial Day weekend treat, they taste too good to be under 100 […]
  • Honey Sriracha Chicken and Broccoli Meal Prep Bowls
    This easy meal-prep honey-sriracha chicken dish, which can also be served as a main dish, is made on a sheet pan and comes together quick! It’s been a while since I posted a new meal prep recipe, I made this just before my trip to Italy and loved how it turned out. It is simple, […]
  • Skinnytaste Meal Plan (May 20-May 26)
    A free 7-day flexible weight loss meal plan including breakfast, lunch and dinner and a shopping list. All recipes include calories and WW SmartPoints®. Hi all! I am away in Italy this week, can’t wait to share my trip with you when I return but I didn’t forget you! On this plan there are options […]
  • California Grilled Chicken Avocado and Mango Salad
    Grilled Chicken pairs beautifully with avocados and mangoes in this delicious salad, perfect for those warmer nights you don’t want to heat up the kitchen. Tropical fruits like mangoes and avocados are my favorite fruits. Paired together in this salad with grilled chicken, it couldn’t be more delicious! More recipes I love with mango are […]