Posts Categorized: the lighter side

The Lighter Side: Oatmeal Cranberry Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Well, kids, there’s no denying it. Bikini season is here. And, as my inspirational cardio kickboxing instructor says, “No one wants to wear a one-piece! Not even me!” He’s right, you know.  With that in mind, TRB has been on the hunt for dessert recipes to keep your sweet tooth satisfied and your waistline whittled. (Although, the… more »

The Lighter Side: Savory Spinach and Sundried Tomato Frittata

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TRB is trying something a little different. Instead of the usual sweet treats, it’s time for a savory, but lighter dish. In the spirit of cutting calories, fat and cholesterol, but still using high quality, nutritious ingredients, here’s an adapted version of a recipe that originally appeared in Food Network’s January 2011 issue. By choosing… more »