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!

Superfoods for Arthritis

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Eating a diet rich in anti-inflammatory foods is not only essential for overall health, but also important for those who suffer from systemic pain that comes from the body’s inflammatory response.

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

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One of my youngest clients, Sarah, dubbed this lemony breakfast treat the ‘polka-dot muffin’. To save time, double the amount of batter and freeze half a batch in paper muffin liners. When you’re ready for another fresh- baked round, pop them into a muffin pan and bake in your pre-heated oven!

Easter Feast

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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.

Eggplant Manicotti

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Manicotti, which means “muff” in Italian, are idea for filling with cheesy ricotta. Slices of eggplant mimic this pasta-free way to enjoy the same flavors you’ll find in the original recipe. Adding kale to the filling boosts nutrition, lowers calories and fat.

Little Mistakes That Keep You From Being A Great Cook

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Great cooks (and chefs) are made not born. The best way to learn to get great results in the kitchen is simply a matter of practice and learning some cooking secrets that can make a world of difference in meals that you cook every day.

Roasted Lemon Asparagus

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Asparagus pokes through the cool dirt of early spring though it can be found in grocery stores year-round. Look for the thick stalks for this recipe, or if you are using pencil-thin asparagus decrease the cooking time by 2-3 minutes.

Healthy Cooking Kitchen Equipment

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If you’re looking to outfit your kitchen with the best healthy cooking tools or just learning the basics of healthy cooking, then this post is for you!

5 Common Cooking Mistakes That Add The Weight

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Just when you think you’re doing something healthy like cooking at home, you might be surprised about common mistakes that could be adding inches to your waistline.