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!

Angel Hair with Chicken – EpiCurious.com

This healthy pasta toss, published in February 2007 on epicurious.com, uses only heart-healthy whole-wheat pasta.

Start Cooking

‘Start Cooking’ is all about learning the basics of cooking, from its charming host Kathy Maister. She’ll delight the beginning cook with short cooking videos and step-by-step photo tutorials. After you learn basic cooking skills from the Tips & Techniques section, you’ll be ready to try out quick and tasty meals on your own.

Cure for the Carboholic #1

Here’s how I am attempting to wean the king of carbs – my husband – off his steady and unyielding diet of white bread, pasta, chips, bagels and the like.

How Sweet It Is – iYogaLife.com

Paige Greenfield’s article shares Jennifer’s heart-healthy desserts that keep tastebuds and body happy. Here, four easy desserts that will satisfy even the most insistent sweet tooth.

Whole Grains Every Day, Every Way

Lorna Sass won the prestigious 2007 James Beard Award in the healthy focus category with this book. Everyone knows that eating more whole grains is a fast way to better health, but who knew it could be so delicious and versatile?

Brussels Sprouts

Oh, noble sprout, who did defame you so? Yes, the black stain on otherwise idyllic childhood dining memories, but fortunately not mine.

Delicious Days

Stunning photography and design makes this blog one of my absolute favorites! Nicky and Oliver, a couple living in Germany, join forces with their talents in photography and technology to make this site sing. I guess I’m partial to Delicious Days since it’s a husband-wife team doing what they love on the web, just like my husband and me!

“Eat This Book” Launch

I first met Tyler while assisting on ‘Eat This Book’ as his intern and had the great fortune to meet the amazing team of culinary professionals who brought the book to life.