How to Stop Overeating

I used to be a chronic overeater, and it was tough to put the fork down when faced with home-cooked food. But my secret tips don’t tell you to stop eating – in fact, I prescribe enjoying food more!

Baking Soda vs Baking Powder

I enjoyed baking in culinary school but I really learned the basics of baking from my Granny. Now that I create recipes for a living, I spend more time researching the science behind baking, and how different leaveners impact the texture of your favorite cakes and cookies.

LifestyleMom Radio Cafe

A few weeks ago, I was host Dana Hilmer’s guest on ‘LifestyleMom Radio Café’, an Internet radio show aired through LA Talk Radio. In my 35-minute segment, we chatted about ‘Cooking for Bikini Season’ and other tips how to make delicious foods while slimming down your waistline.

The Artist’s Way to Healthy Living

When I changed careers to become a chef, I was feeling pretty daunted, and one of my friends recommended to pick up a copy of Julia Cameron’s ‘An Artists Way’. It’s been one of my favorites ever since, so applied one of her chapters to becoming the healthier you.

Is Butter Better?

Nothing smells better than melted butter – and many readers ask why don’t I use butter in my recipes more often. Is butter really bad? Or could it be better as some of the latest health trends indicate?

Dietary Supplements Explained

When I first posted on dietary supplements, one of my readers asked about resveratrol and what to look out for when considering different brands. It’s an interesting question, so let me explain my thoughts on the topic.

Increase Your Lifespan with Food?

Since food is so intricately linked to survival, it begs the question whether modifying your food consumption can also increase your lifespan. A new study reveals the answer.