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!

Scrambled Eggs, 5 Deliciously Healthy Ways

cooking eggs

From a fitness standpoint, eggs are one of the perfect foods: It’s an encapsulated source of very high-quality protein and very high-quality fat. Plus, they cook up super-fast, so here are five easy ways for a healthy and delicious breakfast.

Healthy Cooking (and Shopping) For One

Healthy Cooking For One

Healthy cooking at home is one of the best things you can do for your body and your budget. There are plenty of ways to be neater, smarter, and more efficient when you have a plan & recipes for one in place.

Kitchen Fire: How To Put Out A Grease Fire [video]

How To Put Out A Kitchen Fire

Two of my neighbors recently experienced kitchen fires… and as a professional cook, it has happened to me many times as well! Watch this video to learn what to do, and what not to do!

10 Everyday Superfoods

10 Everyday Superfoods

Want to boost your energy? Consider everyday superfoods – loaded with micronutrients that strengthen your liver and boost your body’s systems.

10 Exotic Superfoods

Superfoods

Are you the guru of gojis or a flax fanatic? Then you might be intimately familiar with some of these superfoods, while others might seems incredibly foreign and even downright bizarre. In their countries of origin, these berries, nuts, plants, and seeds have been used for thousands of years to holistically medicate the body or just add yumminess to everyday, wholesome meals. Experimenting with new ingredients makes life interesting and if the foods are especially nutrient-dense — even better.

Fresh Ideas For School Lunch

lunchbox

Do you have the “end of summer blues”, worrying about what you’ll pack in the kids’ lunches, how you’re going to juggle it all and still maintain your sanity? Here’s your guide that will answer one of those questions!

20 Delicious & Creative Ways to Use Zucchini

Zucchini Fritters

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!

Meal Planner for Summer Veggie Surplus

summer-tomatoes

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.