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!

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!

Superbowl Without The Super Calories

With the AFC and NFC championship games coming up this weekend, it’s time to dust off two healthy recipes perfect for your get-together. Who says that healthy + tasty can’t go together?

Healthy Superbowl Party Recipes

Looking for healthy superbowl fare that won’t kill your New Year’s resolution? I know it’s still three weeks until the final game of the post-season, but why not already enjoy these for this weekend’s AFC and NFC Championship game?

Superfood Smoothie Guide

Smoothies are excellent low-cal meal replacement that you can whip up in 5 minutes — a quick fix to “reset” your body after a holiday splurge. Be sure you build them the correct way…

15 New Year’s Resolutions That Are Easy To Keep

Everyone loves the prospect of a brandnew year with exciting possibilities. But how many times have you set a New Year’s resolution for yourself only to find that come March, you’re back to your old habits wondering how you got off track?

Holiday Baking Recipe Tips

Whole wheat baking can be easy if you know the ins and outs of how to handle whole wheat flour. In this must-read article, I’ll cover how to pick the right flour, and how to adjust liquids and baking time.

The Busy Girl’s Entertaining Guide

This simple, chic, yet easy guide to entertaining is not only fit for the holidays but can be referenced any time you want to “put on the dog” yet don’t have much time to cook.

Lean Cut Of Beef

‘I want steak’, I screamed loudly, banging my knife and fork on the table. I was only three and we were seated at an upscale seafood restaurant when my Dad told me that there was no steak on the menu. It’s one of my his favorite stories to tell – and he tells it every year!