Healthy Cooking & Tips

The posts in this section focus on cooking techniques, tips and tricks to amp up taste while dialing down fat and calories. After working in many New York City restaurant kitchens for years, it's now time to share those Skinny Chef secrets!

Superfoods for Yoga Fans

I’m always looking for ways to try new and exciting ingredients that also boost nutrition. You might have heard about some of these amazing superfoods, or nutrient-dense foods, but now let’s take a close look on how they can balance your nutrition and how to enjoy them in delicious ways.

Healthy Cooking Kitchen Equipment

If you’re looking to outfit your kitchen with the best healthy cooking tools or just learning the basics of healthy cooking, then this post is for you!

Ways to Detox After a Splurge

Celebrating holidays with close friends and fabulous food is key to a happy lifestyle. But if you’ve overdone it with drinks, rich dishes and desserts, help your liver rebuild its nutrient stores with these delicious foods.

Tasty + Healthy Thanksgiving How-to Video Series

You’ve got plenty of Thanksgiving recipes – but what about chefs’ secret tips to make it easier, simpler and lower in calories WITHOUT skimping on taste? In this Skinny Secrets Thanksgiving How-To Video Series, I’ll help you avoid common mistakes while amping up the flavor.

Salads for Fall and Winter

Don’t miss out on amazingly colorful fall and winter produce that’s perfect to give your salads some serious gourmet flair.

Perfect Protein

One of the biggest dieting myths out there claim that most people don’t get enough protein – yet in fact, the average American consumes about 50% more than the recommended daily amount.

Cooking With Herbs

Herbs have been delighting cooks for centuries, but did you know that herbs are a dieter’s dream? They’re fat free, very low in calories, packed with flavor and also have other added health benefits.

Is Chocolate the Secret to Living Longer?

So what’s all the current health buzz about cocoa I keep hearing on the news?