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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.

Superfood Smoothie Guide

Smoothies are excellent low-cal meal replacement that you can whip up in 5 minutes — a quick fix to “reset” your body after a holiday splurge. Be sure you build them the correct way…

10 Top Healthy New Year’s Tips

Start the New Year out right with simple resolutions that you can actually keep!
Holiday eating, constant parties, and the stress of playing “Santa” can throw your system out of whack.

Christmas Eve Mexican Feast

If you’re looking for something new this Christmas holiday, plan a feisty Mexican feast to spoil your loved ones with something tasty and spicy. Homemade Mexican food is not only satisfying but it uses some of the healthiest ingredients around like pomegranate, hot chilies, nuts and seeds. Pomegranate Pomegranate is a top superfood since it […]

Holiday Baking Recipe Tips

Whole wheat baking can be easy if you know the ins and outs of how to handle whole wheat flour. 100% whole wheat flour is a whole grain product that is made from the entire seed or kernel of a plant. Grains have three parts, the endosperm which contains starch and protein, the bran – […]

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.

10 Exotic Superfoods

Are you the guru of gojis or a flax fanatic? Then you might be intimately familiar with some of these superfoods, while others might seems incredibly foreign and even downright bizarre. In their countries of origin, these berries, nuts, plants, and seeds have been used for thousands of years to holistically medicate the body or just add yumminess to everyday, wholesome meals. Experimenting with new ingredients makes life interesting and if the foods are especially nutrient-dense — even better.

5 Foods To Summer-Proof Your Skin

With summer in full swing, help your skin successfully weather the season with these two essential steps: exfoliation and moisturization. So here are 5 easy ways your kitchen can serve as your very own spa…