Healthy Low Carb Snacks

Let’s talk about carbs. Specifically, about the hidden downside to high-carb snacks, even when they are made with whole grains.

How to Cook with Hemp

Hemp seeds (also called “hemp hearts”) are the delicious nutty, highly nutritive shelled seeds of the plant. To cook with hemp seeds, use them as you would any other tasty seed… but check out my tasty recipes!

The Perfect Cheesecake?

Baking a smooth, crack-free cheesecake with thick, cakey or creamy texture isn’t as hard as you might think and here are easy, fun tips the next time you want to indulge someone you admire…

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.

Show The Love With Homemade Desserts

Valentine’s Day is a time to let loose and shower your loved ones with love and tempting treats. Download my free recipe booklet to find out how…

Apples, The Unsung Superfood!

I consider apples to be the “unsung” heroes of the superfood world, especially when it comes to heart health. Apples contain a variety of phytochemicals, including quercetin, catechin, phloridzin, and chlorogenic acid, all of which are potent antioxidants. But most of the positive research states that the health benefits of apples lie in their skin.

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.

Fast Holiday Sweets

This post is dedicated to all my girlfriends who are busy moms who love the idea of hosting, but find that making holiday snacks and goodies are last on the list.