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.

Healthy Mini Halloween Cupcakes

low fat halloween cupcakes

Everyone wants to enjoy a sweet treat on Halloween, so these mini cupcakes are ideal for a smaller sweet treat that only clocks in at 46 calories.

Oktoberfest Time

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When I think of Oktoberfest, I remember my trip to Munich where my husband and I drank from heavy glass liter mugs of beer, ones that I could barely lift while the Oom-pah band played merrily in the background.

Healthy Jalapeño Poppers

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I don’t believe in giving up anything when it comes to food, so I created this version of baked jalapeño poppers that retain the yummy contrast of creamy filling with crunchy breadcrumb coating!

Cheap Ways To Go Gluten-Free

How To Go Gluten-Free

Worried about your food budget sky-rocketing because you need to go gluten-free? Eating gluten-free the economical way is easier than you think… and here’s how to take the “gluten guesswork” out!

Tasty Ways to Cook Eggplant

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“Oily Eggplant” is eggplant lovers and haters biggest complaint! Here’s how to achieve that soft, well-cooked texture without overdoing it with oil or loads of breading…

How To Cook With Pumpkin

How To Cook With Pumpkin

Many of you only think of pumpkins when they appear annually in Thanksgiving day pumpkin pies or perhaps around Halloween when they are carved to ward off evil spirits. But in terms of nutrition and everyday healthy cooking, there is nothing to be afraid of here.

The Do’s and Don’ts for Cooking Kale

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People tell me that they’ve tried to like kale, but just never managed to make it taste good. Follow my Do’s and Don’ts of kale cookery so you can make totally tasty, crisp, sweet, or finger lickin’ good kale while avoiding common cooking snafus!

National Kale Day 2014

National Kale Day

As the co-founder of National Kale Day, I am super excited about the many events that we have lined up for this year’s celebration on October 1. Check out what’s happening in your area!