Media Archive

Posts in this section cover various media appearances - from TV, radio, print, cookbooks and online appearances. Collaborations with Livestrong turned into two web series, Healthy Cheats (2012) and Food Courting (2011) that garnered close to a million views.

Healthy Happy Hour

Do you love going out with friends but hate the idea of racking up hundreds of calories from those sweet frozen drinks? See my Healthy Happy Hour drinks in the July 2008 issue of Self magazine, and find out how to make them fresh and light at home!

Sausage & Broccoli Rabe Pasta

In this video of my new HEALTHY CHEATS video series, I’ll take a gourmet pasta dish and sneak in some healthier alternative ingredients without sacrificing any of the flavor.

[Video] How To Keep Chicken Juicy

In this video for, I showcased my tricks to cook perfectly juicy chicken breast… it’s two things that you’ll learn in culinary school early on, and they are so simple you can easily incorporate them in your own kitchen. Enjoy!

Heavenly Huevos Rancheros

In this video of my new HEALTHY CHEATS video series, I’ll show you my take on a classic Latin American dish — including some additions that increase the health factor while maintaining the flavors you’re looking for.

Healthy Spreads for Superbowl Sunday

Check out my article in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette on ‘Healthy Spreads for Superbowl Sunday’ – featuring two delicious recipes from my ‘Secrets of a Skinny Chef’ cookbook.

Christmas Eggnog and Gingerbread Cookies

Join me for a date to learn about everyday healthy cooking. In this sixth episode of ‘Food Courting’, we’re going to prepare two tasty Christmas treats: Gingerbread cookies, and velvety egg nog. Not only do they taste better than the store bought version, but they’ll be a whole lot healthier.

5 Common Cooking Mistakes That Add The Weight

Just when you think you’re doing something healthy like cooking at home, you might be surprised about common mistakes that could be adding inches to your waistline.

Healthy Deli Sandwiches

A zesty deli sandwich can be a healthy option for the quintessential American lunch, and a couple of quick spreads can make this typical fast food a little easier on the waistline.