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Healing Herbs for the Holidays

The holidays should be a time for relaxation as well as reconnecting with friends and family. Make your holiday more cheerful by instituting some healing rituals into your schedule that both sooth and celebrate the season. Take five minutes, or more, a day to treat yourself and your family to these self care activities to […]

Thanksgiving Day Recipe List

When I think of Thanksgiving, I think of turkeys – but not the ones you get in the grocery store. I think about wild turkeys, the ones that live in the hills above the town where I grew up. Also in this post: Healthy Thanksgiving Day Recipes

Spiced Wine for Winter

Feuerzangenbowle is a traditional German alcoholic drink, often part of a Christmas or New Year’s Eve tradition. The name translates literally as ‘fire-tongs punch’, and is an old-time tradition of brewing mulled wine that is later enriched with rum and caramelized sugar.

Stress-Free Thanksgiving Prep

Make Thanksgiving delicious and effortless – with just a bit of planning ahead you can cook a huge feast for 20 guests all by yourself – tips that expert and beginning cooks can use alike.

The Perfect Stuffing For Thanksgiving

In this video, find out how to pull off a “skinny” Thanksgiving stuffing with all the flavor and less fat. Even though Granny calls it stuffing, this Thanksgiving classic is baked outside the bird.

October Food Jeopardy: Vegetables and Vitamins

I could spend hours talking about food and there are always new studies to read and thing to learn about nutrition. Just for fun, I’ve decided to have a little ‘blog quiz’ monthly to see how much Skinny Chef readers really know.

Secrets for a Perfect Thanksgiving

Cooking for the big day can be such a stress for most people… but with a little planing and how-to knowledge, you’ll see that it’s fun and satisfying!

Wacky Winter Smoothies

Smoothies are the easiest breakfast around and a fast way to fill you up with the healthiest foods around. They are a chilly treat – but that doesn’t mean they are just for the warm weather months, you can enjoy them well into winter using seasonal and frozen foods to make them more fun and festive.