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.

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.

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…

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!

Delicious Thanksgiving Guide

Ready for easy, delicious and healthy Thanksgiving recipes? Check out my time-saving shortcuts and chef’s secrets to pull off great taste in a cinch.

Quick Healthy Meals For Kids

Want to make healthy meals for your kids but don’t know where to start? Follow this little guide to making weeknight dinner faster and better!

Are Artificial Sweeteners Bad for You?

Sugar can pack on the pounds, increase cravings for sweet foods, and cause tooth decay. So what’s a sweet tooth to do when health is at risk?