Archives for October 2015

How to Dress Up Fish

Preparing fish is one of the fastest and easiest healthy proteins to enjoy. Once you learn the easy basics of fish cookery, you’ll be ready to taking it up a notch. If you want to take your fish dishes over the top with taste and nutrition, dress them up with other superfoods like fruits, seeds, nuts, and spices. Try these unique ways to celebrate healthy eating and break that boring, plain boring health food rut.

Trick or Sweet?

No question about it, Halloween was one of my favorite holidays growing up! I created these ‘hazy ginger moons’ with that in mind, part cookie, part candy, that are not overly sweet. They’re ideal for impromptu trick-or-treaters because these no-bake treats come together quickly.

Pick a Peppadew

I’m addicted to chili, earthy, sweet, smoked, and burning hot. I love them all. A reader recently asked me what a peppadew is: If you haven’t tasted this sweet little hottie – you are in for a treat!

Is Coconut Oil Bad For You?

Long a cornerstone to ayurvedic medicine and revered by tropical civilizations, coconut oil has a surprisingly long history in food and medicine throughout the world. However, in various health circles, the oil has been somewhat controversial when it comes to recent health and medical studies.

Recipe Combining

I have my go-to recipes, especially when it comes to desserts – but I also like to mix up my routine with plenty of variety. That’s one thing I really admired about my Granny’s cooking growing up – she never confined herself to the same, limited list of recipes! Need help perfecting your own recipe combos? Just write in and I’ll email you my take on your dish.

Blast Belly Fat For Good

Struggling with abdominal fat? Who isn’t! But the answer to getting rid of the fat around your midsection is not more crunches – it’s something entirely different that takes a very specific approach…

17 Ways to Prep Pumpkin

Pumpkin is a super-health food that’s part of the Cucurbitaceae vegetable family. Check out these innovative ways to incorporate it into your dishes, and sample my pumpkin recipes!

Tips for Busy Moms

It’s pretty common knowledge these days that being a full-time mommy is one of the most demanding jobs out there. That’s why I’ve compiled some Skinny Chef tips for busy moms on the go-go-go and organized them into five sensible categories…