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!

Meal Planner for Summer Veggie Surplus

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.

27 Time-Saving Healthy Cooking Tips

Cooking your own meals at home is the best way to achieve all your health goals – here’s 27 nifty ways to trim minutes and perhaps hours over the week from your kitchen routines.

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo The Healthy Way

Cinco de Mayo is a delicious way to celebrate amazing Mexican fare and rejoice in sunnier days and warmer evenings. Kick off your Cinco celebration with flavorful blender drinks made with the real stuff like pomegranate and berries.

Best Foods for Bone Health

Many health experts say that dairy isn’t the answer when it comes to building stronger bones while others still give a thumbs up to dairy along with other foods. So what’s the answer?

Five Meals, 9 Grocery Items

Healthy cooking is expensive?! Nothing could be further from the truth and I’ll show you how to make five delicious meals that serve two people for around $30 in groceries.

No-Bake Valentine’s Treats

Whip up one of these no-bake treats in no time! Plus download my new “Show Your Love” Valentine’s Day dessert booklet…

Home Cooking on Valentine’s Day

Looking to spoil your lover or loved one this V-day? Home cooking is the best way! Not only is it a lot healthier, but it tastes so much better because you make it fresh. Plus no reservations required, just a quick trip to your local gourmet market!

Superbowl Without The Super Calories

With the AFC and NFC championship games coming up this weekend, it’s time to dust off two healthy recipes perfect for your get-together. Who says that healthy + tasty can’t go together?