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Chicken Soup with Spinach and Whole Wheat Acini di Pepe

Chicken Soup with Spinach and Whole Wheat Acini di Pepe

When it’s chicken and noodle soup my family craves, we love this easy homemade chicken soup, loaded with chicken, veggies and our favorite pasta shape – Acini di Pepe. This is pure comfort food, and leftovers taste even better the next day. You probably heard me say this before, the only whole wheat pasta my […]

Skinnytaste Dinner Plan (Week 68)

Skinnytaste Dinner Plan (Week 68)

This week, I am hoping the weather gets warmer so I can start grilling!  Enchiladas are also on the menu, they make enough for leftovers so we’ll have them twice this week with some cauliflower rice and salad. I’m also excited to do my first cooking demo/book signing April 1 at 1pm at Macy’s Herald Square, you […]

Sheet Pan Shrimp with Broccolini and Tomatoes

Sheet Pan Shrimp with Broccolini and Tomatoes

One of my favorite ways to make shrimp is roasted in the oven, it comes out tender and flavorful every time! I added some of our favorite vegetables to make it a ONE-pan meal, and we loved it! A quick and EASY low-carb dish with tons of flavor, ready in under 3o minutes start to […]

Instant Pot Rock Creek Ranch Black Beans

Instant Pot Rock Creek Ranch Black Beans

These simple and tasty black beans, flavored with bacon, onion, garlic, poblano and lots of spices, have smoky yet mild taste that pair well with lots of dishes. Hey there, I’m Heather K. Jones. I’m a registered dietitian, the nutrition consultant for Skinnytaste, and the founder of Smaller Size Bigger Life, an online coaching program […]

Chicken and White Bean Enchiladas with Creamy Salsa Verde

Chicken and White Bean Enchiladas with Creamy Salsa Verde

White beans, shredded chicken, green chiles, sour cream and cheese – need I say more? These have just the right amount of kick to them and hit the spot if you’re craving Mexican food. They are large filling (one enchilada is a perfect serving size) and go great with Mexican brown rice (or Mexican Cauliflower […]

Skinnytaste Dinner Plan (Week 67)

Skinnytaste Dinner Plan (Week 67)

Hope everyone had a great week! I got some exciting news this week, the Skinnytaste Fast and Slow Cookbook was nominated for a James Beard Award in the category of Book/Health. This was so unexpected, I’m so humbled and grateful! Heather Christo and Ellie Krieger were also nominated, and since I love Heather’s recipe for […]

Sheet Pan Balsamic-Herb Chicken and Vegetables

Sheet Pan Balsamic-Herb Chicken and Vegetables

Am I the only one obsessed with sheet-pan dinners? I mean, what’s easier than tossing everything with balsamic and herbs and throwing it in the oven for 20 minutes! This is my favorite clean-out-the-refrigerator dish. I make this with what ever combination of vegetables I have on hand. You can easily marinate this ahead of […]

Sheet Pan Home Fries

Sheet Pan Home Fries

Homemade breakfast potatoes made with red potatoes, onions, bell pepper and carrots all on one sheet pan. All you need is some eggs and breakfast is served! I never thought to make home fries on a sheet pan, I usually make them in a skillet. I got a review copy of Joy The Baker’s new […]

Slow Cooker Italian Beef Hoagies – Our First Meal in Our New Home!

Slow Cooker Italian Beef Hoagies – Our First Meal in Our New Home!

Set it and forget it with this easy, flavorful slow cooker sandwich recipe. Top round roast, bell peppers, pepperoncini, garlic and dried herbs slow cooked all day then shredded and served on whole wheat Italian bread or rolls with melted provolone. Guys, I’m so excited to share this news with you! We’ve spent the past […]

Skinnytaste Dinner Plan (Week 66)

Skinnytaste Dinner Plan (Week 66)

Skinnytaste Dinner Plan (Week 66).  Anyone else wondering when spring will finally get here? At least we are one step closer this week with St. Patty’s Day on Friday. If you are having a “green” party check out the St. Patrick’s Day tab for ideas like Whole Wheat Irish Soda Bread Muffins or if your child […]