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.

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!

Tasty + Healthy Thanksgiving How-to Video Series

Thanksgiving Menu Ideas

You’ve got plenty of Thanksgiving recipes – but what about chefs’ secret tips to make it easier, simpler and lower in calories WITHOUT skimping on taste? In this Skinny Secrets Thanksgiving How-To Video Series, I’ll help you avoid common mistakes while amping up the flavor.

Five Meals, 9 Grocery Items

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Healthy cooking is expensive?! Nothing could be further from the truth and I’ll show you how to make five delicious meals that serve two people for around $30 in groceries.

Secrets for a Perfect Thanksgiving

butternut-apples

Cooking for the big day can be such a stress for most people… but with a little planing and how-to knowledge, you’ll see that it’s fun and satisfying!

Cheap Ways to Get Healthy

Cooking Superfoods

‘Living a healthy lifestyle is expensive’ is just a myth. There are plenty of ways to get healthy that can fit into any budget. Here are ways you can kick start eating, sleeping and feeling better today.

Wacky Winter Smoothies

raspberry-pom-cayenne

Smoothies are the easiest breakfast around and a fast way to fill you up with the healthiest foods around. They are a chilly treat – but that doesn’t mean they are just for the warm weather months, you can enjoy them well into winter using seasonal and frozen foods to make them more fun and festive.

Easy Ways To Make Your Heart Healthier

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Considering that food choices have powerful effects on the body, it’s no wonder that eating better can also impact heart disease.

The 200 Calorie Breakfast of Champions

eggs with kale

It’s hard to believe that this super-filling, rich tasting breakfast only weighs in at 200 calories, but omitting the toast and using low-cal kale gets the job done.