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!

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo The Healthy Way

Cinco de Mayo is a delicious way to celebrate amazing Mexican fare and rejoice in sunnier days and warmer evenings. Kick off your Cinco celebration with flavorful blender drinks made with the real stuff like pomegranate and berries.

Best Foods for Bone Health

Many health experts say that dairy isn’t the answer when it comes to building stronger bones while others still give a thumbs up to dairy along with other foods. So what’s the answer?

Five Meals, 9 Grocery Items

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.

Easter Feast

Build an Easter feast to awaken the spirit of Spring! Whether your meal is formal or casual — these easy-to-make, healthy options will wow your guests because they are freshly prepared with all the best ingredients.

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.

20 Ways To Spin A Salad

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…

No-Bake Valentine’s Treats

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

Home Cooking on Valentine’s Day

Looking to spoil your lover or loved one this V-day? Home cooking is the best way! Not only is it a lot healthier, but it tastes so much better because you make it fresh. Plus no reservations required, just a quick trip to your local gourmet market!