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!

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.

Ways to Make Healthy Foods Taste Amazing

Getting tired of steamed vegetables and that old boring salad? Healthy cooking doesn’t have to be tasteless or complicated when you know how to use flavor boosters that are both extremely low in calories, fat and sugar-free, AND give you added health benefits to boot! Follow this fun guide to outfit your kitchen so you […]

30 Tasty Ways to Cut Calories

When it comes to keeping your waistline in check, calories do count! But who wants to feel deprived? You don’t have to worry when you have these tasty, creative ways to cut calories so you can still enjoy all the munchies you love.

Shopping, Cooking & Eating Healthier

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.

Be Healthy, Have Fun Every Day

Leading a truly healthy life is more than just exercise and eating right, it’s about doing things that make life fun and interesting. When I became a certified health coach, I learned about primary food, or things that feed you beyond food — like your relationships, career, spirituality, and exercise routine.

Ways to Detox After a Splurge

Celebrating holidays with close friends and fabulous food is key to a happy lifestyle. But if you’ve overdone it with drinks, rich dishes and desserts, help your liver rebuild its nutrient stores with these delicious foods.

15 Surprising Ways to Use Pomegranate

Regaled for its unique taste and bizarre appearance, pomegranates are one of the most antioxidant-rich foods and considered by some as the “new” fountain of youth. Here are 15 fun ideas to incorporate pomegranates into your life!

Delicious Thanksgiving Guide

Ready for easy, delicious and healthy Thanksgiving recipes? Check out my time-saving shortcuts and chef’s secrets to pull off great taste in a cinch.