Skinny Chef Blog

This category features all posts on SkinnyChef.com, whether they are blog posts in the traditional sense, recipes, or short asides highlighting content from around the web. Enjoy.

Trick or Sweet?

No question about it, Halloween was one of my favorite holidays growing up! I created these ‘hazy ginger moons’ with that in mind, part cookie, part candy, that are not overly sweet. They’re ideal for impromptu trick-or-treaters because these no-bake treats come together quickly.

Make Your Kitchen Fall-Proof

When the seasons change, so should grocery lists. Selecting produce that is in season is not only easier on the environment, but also more gentle on the wallet, and better for our health. Here’s my list of warming, nurturing foods.

Halloween Party Pasta

I love to host a party around Halloween time – dressing up is optional, eating is a must! And every year I’m reminded of a story my Granny tells at Halloween – she is the queen of holiday celebrations and always had plenty of food, decorations and guests.

How To Cook With Pumpkin

Many of you only think of pumpkins when they appear annually in Thanksgiving day pumpkin pies or perhaps around Halloween when they are carved to ward off evil spirits. But in terms of nutrition and everyday healthy cooking, there is nothing to be afraid of here.

How to Dress Up Fish

Preparing fish is one of the fastest and easiest healthy proteins to enjoy. Once you learn the easy basics of fish cookery, you’ll be ready to taking it up a notch. If you want to take your fish dishes over the top with taste and nutrition, dress them up with other superfoods like fruits, seeds, nuts, and spices. Try these unique ways to celebrate healthy eating and break that boring, plain boring health food rut.

Healthy And Tasty Halloween Treats

Halloween is still a fun time of year, for both kids and adults. Here is my skinny, yet spooky line-up of Halloween treats that are tasty but not scary for your waistline. Definitely parent-approved!

Tips for Busy Moms

It’s pretty common knowledge these days that being a full-time mommy is one of the most demanding jobs out there. That’s why I’ve compiled some Skinny Chef tips for busy moms on the go-go-go and organized them into five sensible categories…

Pick a Peppadew

I’m addicted to chili, earthy, sweet, smoked, and burning hot. I love them all. A reader recently asked me what a peppadew is: If you haven’t tasted this sweet little hottie – you are in for a treat!