Archives for October 2012

Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

Baking with whole wheat flour is easy and can be delicious as long as you don’t overbake it. These bars taste very close to the traditional version made with white flour.

United States of Obesity (2011)

As every year, CalorieLab computed the fattest state rankings based on the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System database maintained by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. So, how does your state rank?

Breaking Bad Grocery Store Habits

Everybody shops at the grocery store… but are you doing it the right way? Unfortunately for many people, there are quite a few struggles that arise when heading down those grocery store aisles. Luckily, if you take the proper procedures before grabbing your reusable bags and heading to the grocery store, your trip will be a breeze…

Most Popular Game Time Snack?

Apparently pizza is the #1 game food for college football fans and the way some people unknowingly ‘lose their tight ends’ during football season. Try my whole wheat crust that you can prep a few days ahead of game night and add your own skinny toppings.

Top Staple For College Football Fans?

College football. Fans. Tailgating. They go together like, well, college football, fans and tailgating. So, what’s the top staple for college football fans? And for fans by conference? Plus, do those supporters throw calorie counts out of the parking lot on game day?

Solar Powered Cook-Off

Come join me for a solar cook-off at New Green City this Wednesday October 10, 2012 for a little chef-to-chef combat ‘Skinnychef vs.Chef Dan Obusan’…

Simple Chicken Broth

Making your own chicken broth takes extra time but the flavor is worth the bother! A lot of commercial brands contain ingredients you don’t bank on when making a homemade meal — like artificial colorings, MSG, and gluten.

Scalloped Potatoes

Scalloped potatoes are one of my favorite fall and winter dishes. Just the smell of them transports me back to my Granny’s kitchen where she always had a pairing knife and cutting board handy, ready to chop vegetables for her home-cooked meals.