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About Rachel Burke

Author of the Skinny Chick’s Cookbook

Watermelon Vodka Slush

This watermelon vodka slush is the best summer cocktail ever! You only need 3 ingredients - watermelon, ice and watermelon flavored vodka. Not only is it super easy, but considering it's primarily made with fresh fruit, it's pretty healthy compared to other cocktails. This is my go-to drink when I'm looking for something fun to [...]

By | May 30th, 2017|cocktails, Recipes|6 Comments

Peanut Butter Rice Crispy Protein Bars

Have you ever had chocolate peanut butter Luna bars? Well now you can make your own rice crispy protein bars at home, with only 5 ingredients! I recommend using brown rice crispies for a healthier version, but if that isn't available to you, regular rice crispy cereal works just fine. Barbara's and Nature's Path make a [...]

By | May 26th, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

Flat Belly Detox Water

If you’re anything like me, then you’ve had those nights when you’ve snacked a little too much in front of the TV... and those mornings when you wake up to find a little pouch has replaced your formerly flat stomach. (Confession: I love to snack at night. Which -I know- is the worst time to [...]

By | April 26th, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

Raspberry Lime Rickey Cocktail

This Raspberry Lime Rickey cocktail recipe got a photo makeover this weekend! I made a batch of these for a friend's bachelorette party on Saturday and they were the perfect poolside drink. :) Raspberry Lime Rickeys are one of my favorite cocktails because they're only about 120 calories and 6g of sugar per drink. Soda water is [...]

By | April 2nd, 2017|cocktails, Featured Cocktail, Recipes|0 Comments

Homemade Fruit Roll-Ups

I'm always on the hunt for new healthy snack ideas, especially ones that contain minimal ingredients and no added sugar. Behold: homemade fruit roll-ups! With only 1 ingredient required: fruit! Which means these are not only super easy to make, but they have no added sugar, and are 100% all-natural! Now if you'd like to [...]

By | March 10th, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

Chickpea Curry with Rice

For months, I've been trying to perfect a coconut curry recipe, but I always felt like something was missing. Tofu is a great meat substitute, but for this recipe, I was looking for something else. Then one night, it hit me. Chickpeas! Chickpea curry! That's what I was looking for! For this chickpea curry, I added [...]

By | March 7th, 2017|Featured Dinner, Recipes|0 Comments

3-Ingredient Lentil Dip

The first time I tried this recipe, I didn't even know what lentils were. A friend of mine served it at a get-together, and I couldn't stop eating it. This was also the recipe that made me fall in love with goat cheese. Most lentil dip recipes use feta cheese, but my friend had used [...]

By | March 5th, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

Baked Cauliflower Tacos

This was not only the first time I've ever tasted baked cauliflower tacos, but also the first time I tried Vegenaise. (For those who don't know, Vegenaise is a dairy-free mayonnaise, and it's delicious!) The tacos are topped with a tartar sauce made with Vegenaise, diced dill pickle, and a dash of sea salt. I just [...]

By | February 15th, 2017|Featured Dinner, Recipes|0 Comments

Homemade Minestrone Soup

Tis the season for homemade soup! Whenever I come down with a cold in the winter, all I want is a big bowl of homemade minestrone soup. This minestrone is packed with hearty vegetables, kidney beans, and a few scoops of shell pasta. I try to avoid any type of store-bought soup or canned soup [...]

By | February 5th, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

Loaded Egg Burrito

I receive a lot of emails from readers requesting meal prep recipes that they can bring to work.  I find this loaded egg burrito recipe to be one of the best on-the-go breakfast solutions. They're quick to make, easy to wrap, and you can make a large quantity if you're meal prepping for the week. I [...]

By | January 11th, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments