Healthy Eating Tips & Insights

This section of the site highlights insights, strategies and tips to eat better - covering eating habits, healthy shopping, eating out, and making smarter choices. If you're not cooking for yourself yet, this is your section!

Is Chocolate the Secret to Living Longer?

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

Father’s Day Dinner

Cooking for dad is not only the fastest way to his heart, it’s also a father’s day gift that he’ll be sure to love! The key to cooking him something special is to plan ahead with a simple menu of foods that he already loves. Check out these easy, healthy recipes along with foolproof cooking tips, videos, and do-ahead ideas.

No-Cook Weight Loss

Cooking for yourself is a small time commitment that has a huge pay off, but even if you don’t know how to cook or just want to eat better with no-cook options this summer, there’s no need to turn on your oven or stove top!

Low-Cal Summer Cocktails

A big part of the Skinny Chef philosophy is enjoying life and celebrating food. For those concerned with calories, a good happy hour doesn’t have to ruin your diet… especially with these cocktails clocking in at 200 calories..

Let’s Stay In Shape For Fun Summer Days

With Memorial Day just around the corner, this is the perfect time to get with beach worthy books, sun block and healthy snacks before the festivities begin! In the May 2007 newsletter, I share my recipes and tips to get in shape for summer. Try my creamy asparagus soup and spinach and strawberry salad, and learn about fast and portable snacks.

Easter Feast

Build an Easter feast to awaken the spirit of Spring! Whether your meal is formal or casual — these easy-to-make, healthy options will wow your guests because they are freshly prepared with all the best ingredients.

How to Get a Better Beach Belly

Summer is just a few months away, but it isn’t too late to make some simply changes in your daily habits that could mean a better bathing suit body. Reducing puffiness around your waistline isn’t just about calories. It also has to do with lowering stress and improving digestion – here’s a few easy tips to incorporate right now …

5 BS Facts About Losing Weight

Losing weight can seem daunting – especially when the weather starts to warm up and the shorts and bathing suits come out of storage! So to make it fun and stress-free, I’m busting three huge myths about losing weight that most people get stuck on.