Skinny Chef Blog

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Eggplant Manicotti

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Manicotti, which means “muff” in Italian, are idea for filling with cheesy ricotta. Slices of eggplant mimic this pasta-free way to enjoy the same flavors you’ll find in the original recipe. Adding kale to the filling boosts nutrition, lowers calories and fat.

Little Mistakes That Keep You From Being A Great Cook

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Great cooks (and chefs) are made not born. The best way to learn to get great results in the kitchen is simply a matter of practice and learning some cooking secrets that can make a world of difference in meals that you cook every day.

Healthy Cooking Kitchen Equipment

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If you’re looking to outfit your kitchen with the best healthy cooking tools or just learning the basics of healthy cooking, then this post is for you!

5 Common Cooking Mistakes That Add The Weight

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Just when you think you’re doing something healthy like cooking at home, you might be surprised about common mistakes that could be adding inches to your waistline.

The Skinny On Phytonutrients

Phytonutrients In Superfoods

Phytonutrients (also known as plant nutrients) come with a whole host of health benefits, and turn regular foods into superfoods! Check out this infographic with great factoids…

10 Day Detox Diet

The 10 Day Detox Diet by Dr. Mark Hyman is a great read for anyone who wants to do some internal spring cleaning, slim down, and feel ready when bikini weather rolls around.

Ways To Lose Weight (40 And Over)

Weight Loss After 40

Losing weight after 40 may seem like a losing battle! But don’t blame it completely on your age or metabolism, it has a lot to do with lifestyle and the bad habits that have crept into your life.

Ways to Make Healthy Foods Taste Amazing

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Getting tired of steamed vegetables and that old boring salad? Healthy cooking doesn’t have to be tasteless or complicated when you know how to use flavor boosters that are both extremely low in calories, fat and sugar-free, AND give you added health benefits to boot! Follow this fun guide to outfit your kitchen so you […]