Healthy Cooking & Tips

The posts in this section focus on cooking techniques, tips and tricks to amp up taste while dialing down fat and calories. After working in many New York City restaurant kitchens for years, it's now time to share those Skinny Chef secrets!

[Video] How To Keep Chicken Juicy

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In this video for Prevention.com, I showcased my tricks to cook perfectly juicy chicken breast… it’s two things that you’ll learn in culinary school early on, and they are so simple you can easily incorporate them in your own kitchen. Enjoy!

The Perfect Cheesecake?

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Baking a smooth, crack-free cheesecake with thick, cakey or creamy texture isn’t as hard as you might think and here are easy, fun tips the next time you want to indulge someone you admire…

20 Ways To Spin A Salad

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Salad is one of those things that you can get tired of pretty quickly. Have you ever heard someone announce in a restaurant that they are just dying for a salad? So here are some easy ways to put a gourmet spin on your bed of greens to make a drool-worthy meal…

Heavenly Huevos Rancheros

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In this video of my new HEALTHY CHEATS video series, I’ll show you my take on a classic Latin American dish — including some additions that increase the health factor while maintaining the flavors you’re looking for.

Eating for Apple Body Shapes

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Whether you’re an apple, pear or banana shape, all body shapes are beautiful in their own way. However, the apple types have a tougher time getting rid of stubborn belly fat, so check out some of my hard-won secrets…

Show The Love With Homemade Desserts

Valentine's Day Dessert Ideas

Valentine’s Day is a time to let loose and shower your loved ones with love and tempting treats. Download my free recipe booklet to find out how…

No-Bake Valentine’s Treats

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Whip up one of these no-bake treats in no time! Plus download my new “Show Your Love” Valentine’s Day dessert booklet…

Shopping, Cooking & Eating Healthier

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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.