Cooking for yourself is a small time commitment that has a huge pay off, but even if you don’t know how to cook or just want to eat better with no-cook options this summer, there’s no need to turn on your oven or stove top!
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!
Everyone loves the savory tastes of grilled foods on Fourth of July. Grilling is easy, but why not try some new flavors for your grill this weekend like my Jalapeno flank steaks, turkey burgers or chipotle shrimp? Check out my other suggestions for an awesome celebration!
Wanna enjoy 4th of July “Greatest Hits” recipes guiltfree without letting them hit your hips? Here’s five simple swaps that make a world of difference!
Grassfed beef is not only better for the environment and lower in calories compared to its cornfed counterpart but most grassfed farms take more care in how they raise and treat their animals. Grassfed beef is richer in omega 3 fatty acids and has a richer taste. I like to combine it with other health promoting foods like mushrooms in a delicious mushroom burger.
When it’s literally as hot as an oven outside, the last thing you want to do is turn on the oven and heat up the house. That’s why summer is the perfect time to use your creativity in the kitchen and find innovative ways to prepare meals without using your oven.
Gardens are bursting with zucchini towards the end of summer, and it’s always fun to find new ways to use it up in delicious zucchini recipes. Share your best tips!
Summer produce is fresh, plentiful and healthy! Late summer to fall is the sweet spot of the year’s harvest, so jump on the “farm” band wagon and grab your tote bags.