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.

Shopping, Cooking & Eating Healthier

Maintaining a healthy weight, or getting to that healthy weight, is not about dieting. It’s about celebrating food, about eating the foods that you already love but making them a little (or a lot) healthier, based on how you shop, cook and eat now.

30 Ways to Eat Better

Eating better isn’t a science or an art, it’s just about making small tweaks to your lifestyle, so the changes stick. Of course, it helps to have delicious and healthy options that are also fast and easy to apply.

Be Healthy, Have Fun Every Day

Leading a truly healthy life is more than just exercise and eating right, it’s about doing things that make life fun and interesting. When I became a certified health coach, I learned about primary food, or things that feed you beyond food — like your relationships, career, spirituality, and exercise routine.

Ways to Detox After a Splurge

Celebrating holidays with close friends and fabulous food is key to a happy lifestyle. But if you’ve overdone it with drinks, rich dishes and desserts, help your liver rebuild its nutrient stores with these delicious foods.

Simple Roast Chicken in 4 Steps

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…

Jump Start The Holidays

Part of the excitement of the holiday season is all the glitter and trimmings that go along with it. Getting into the holiday mood a little early isn’t only fun, but can be the remedy for stress that comes during the shopping rush. Stocking your pantries and even your closets like my granny used to do, makes for effortless entertaining and even gracefully saving the day when an unexpected guest arrives with a gift for you.

Gift-Giving Season

Thanksgiving has come and gone and the hustle and bustle of the next holiday season has arrived in its place. However, this year is still a tough one for some of us. With the ongoing economic turmoil, the continuing trend is to cut back on frivolous spending and bring the holidays back to their roots, giving simple gestures of love, straight from the heart. That’s why homemade food is an especially good gift this year – it’s inexpensive, personal, unique and naturally delicious because it isn’t loaded with preservatives. What better way to wish family and friends a happy and healthy holiday season than with homemade goodies made with love?

15 Surprising Ways to Use Pomegranate

Regaled for its unique taste and bizarre appearance, pomegranates are one of the most antioxidant-rich foods and considered by some as the “new” fountain of youth. Here are 15 fun ideas to incorporate pomegranates into your life!