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!

10 Exotic Superfoods

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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

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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

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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.

Delightful Summer Desserts – Tempting Yet Light

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Create sweet memories for family and friends with delightful desserts that are tempting yet light. DOWNLOAD my latest digital booklet NOW!

Broccoli Bonanza

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A reader wrote in this week asking for multiple ways to cook broccoli, one of my favorite super-charged vitamin-packed veggies! Broccoli has been touted as a superfood, and for good reason – here’s quick and delicious ways to cook broccoli!

10 Healthy Summer Habits to Take Back to the Office

10 Healthy Habits - Back To School

Who doesn’t love the summer months, the sun, fresh fruits and veggies, and best of all, time to play and rest? Here are 10 easy tips to help keep that slender summer figure in check going into the fall months.

4 Ways To Navigate Parties The Healthy Way. I Use #2 All The Time.

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If you’ve recently lost weight or have your summer slim on, you might dread some of those otherwise fun party invitations where sugary goodies, fatty finger foods, and boozy cocktails abound. Digest some of these clever tips, and get your party clothes ready!