Skinny Chef Blog

This category features all posts on SkinnyChef.com, whether they are blog posts in the traditional sense, recipes, or short asides highlighting content from around the web. Enjoy.

Winter Kitchen Cures

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Winter can hit you hard with a host of minor aches and pains that colder weather brings on… if you’re looking for a quick home remedy, look no further than your pantry and fridge!

Wine 101

Wine 101

Learning about wine can take some time – there is so much out there and the wine industry keeps growing and changing every year. Here’s how to get started…

Simple Roast Chicken in 4 Steps

Simple Roast Chicken

Learning to comfort yourself in healthy ways is one of my key philosophies to living well. Get the keys to pulling off a flavorful, moist roast chicken…

Christmas Eggnog and Gingerbread Cookies

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Join me for a date to learn about everyday healthy cooking. In this sixth episode of ‘Food Courting’, we’re going to prepare two tasty Christmas treats: Gingerbread cookies, and velvety egg nog. Not only do they taste better than the store bought version, but they’ll be a whole lot healthier.

Healthy Holiday Gift Guide

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Shopping for the health buff or foodie in your life gets easier every year since there are so many healthy new products on the market. From skin care to yoga gear to books, you’ll have plenty to choose from!

Vegefying Pasta

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Pasta has gotten a bad rap in recent years with all of the ‘anti-carb’ diets, but I refuse to remove it from my dinner table. The key is to eat smaller portions and fill it out with some serious veggie power.

Why Eat More Superfoods?

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Unlike regular foods, superfoods have healing properties — delivering more than just vitamins and minerals. Learn why you should be eating superfoods, and how to cook them to preserve their delicate phytonutrients…

Thanksgiving the Skinny Way

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Hands down, Thanksgiving is the biggest cooking holiday out there. Some of the foods that are served at the Thanksgiving table are actually healthy foods that have gotten a bad rap because of the way they are prepared, so here are four ways to lighten up the classic recipe without compromising a lot on taste!