Healthy Recipes: Lunch

In this section of the site, you can find all of the Skinny Chef lunch recipes. Typically, there are several pages with recipes - so scroll down and use the paged navigation.... or search for the recipe by title:

 

Perfect Lump-Free Mashed Potatoes

Smooth mashed potatoes are easy to make when you follow my latest How-To Video: Always mash the cook potatoes when they are still hot. Make sure the milk is warm, cooling down the potatoes can cause the starch to thicken and get lumpy.

Roasted Butterflied Turkey

Millions of turkeys get cooked every year on Thanksgiving – the #1 question? How to keep your turkey juicy, and from drying out. You’ll find the answer in my complete Thanksgiving how-to video series…

How To Butterfly A Turkey

Get the professional scoop on how to butterfly, season, and roast a turkey so that it stays super juicy and tender. Plus, find out how to dial down calories while amping up flavor. It’s video #1 of my complete Thanksgiving How-To video series!

Cream of Tomato Soup

Everyone loves soup and sandwich – but making it yourself can be inexpensive and a lot healthier. Make a low-cal tomato soup 1-2-3 with canned tomatoes, garlic, olive oil and a spoonful of sour cream – you can even make this in a blender.

Citrus Almond Chicken

Citrus goes great with this crunchy, quick to make chicken cutlet coated with heart-healthy almonds. Marinate the chicken overnight in fresh lemon juice to get the best results…

Fish Fingers

I created this recipe since that little people will find fish more appealing! Many parents aren’t sure how to cook fish and this recipe not only makes it easy, but is a big hit with kids. I noticed that the frozen fish stick are usually loaded with trans-fat and other unwanted preservative – things that don’t help little bodies grow strong.

Watermelon and Tomato Salad

What’s the perfect lunch for the first really hot day of summer? Lunch had to be something ‘stove free’ for sure, but I also wanted something light yet sweet – find out how I came up with this recipe for Watermelon Tomato Salad.

Quinoa Risotto

Risotto is prized for its creamy texture and rich taste. Quinoa is naturally creamy and makes a lighter, whole grain version of this popular Italian comfort food. Spinach adds extra nutrition and flavor.