In this HEALTHY CHEATS video, I'll explain the thought process behind choosing the best wine to go with your dinner and your dessert. I also address some of the common myths about drinking wine as well as tips on how to enjoy a glass without overindulging.
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Take-out Indian food is one of my favorite treats since traditional Indian sauces can be extremely time-consuming to make - with a long list of spices, herbs, and many chopped vegetables that go into each and every dish. Last week, I cooked cubed-up chicken and veggies, testing out a new jarred Tikki Marsala sauce ... and I was truly amazed!The post Healthy Solution for Indian Take-Out appeared first on Skinny Chef.
Healthy snacks under 100 calories have been the topic of morning TV segments, in blogs and in magazines, but I find that some of those snacks mentioned don't satisfy me when I'm really hungry before meal time. So here are some ideas for snacking on real foods that are under 100 calories each!The post Decadent 100 Calorie Snacks appeared first on Skinny Chef.
Summer just so happens to be the perfect time to save money in the kitchen and save on calories. Why? Because nature's bounty is plentiful, flavorful and naturally healthy! What's more is that a little goes a long way!The post Cheap Summer Eats appeared first on Skinny Chef.
Cooking at home should not be a chore, and there are some basic tenements to cooking that will make your time in the kitchen more efficient and more enjoyable! Here's three basic techniques, no culinary school required!The post How To Make Food Taste Better appeared first on Skinny Chef.
Licorice seems to be one of those 'love it' or 'hate it' flavors - probably because it has such a strong and distinct taste. Licorice is not just a candy, it is actually an extract from the Glycyrrhiza Glabra plant, which means sweet root.The post Licorice appeared first on Skinny Chef.
Red bush - or Rooibos in Afrikaans - tea comes from the leaves of a bush that grows in southern Africa and like many teas has valuable antioxidants. If you're craving flavor, it comes in vanilla, orange, peach and even red bush chai. Don't forget to get my recipe for rooibos -iced tea!The post Iced Tea From Rooibos appeared first on Skinny Chef.
When the summer heat wave hits, I start to think about recipes that don't require the oven or stove top, and that's what inspired my recent recipes in Self Magazine. In this post, I focus on easy-to-make, flavorful summer soups that only require a few fresh seasonal ingredients.The post Soups For Summer appeared first on Skinny Chef.
I indulged in many a store bought ice cream sandwiches in my teen and 20's, before I knew what was in them. I still like to have them from time to time, but now that I'm used to eating lighter I want a chilly bite that's more 'ice cream' and less sandwich - something small that I can make myself with less preservatives.The post Mini Ice Cream Sandwiches appeared first on Skinny Chef.
Summer's not over yet but you can start planning for fall the fun way. Do a little surfing, both in the ocean waves and on your favorite food blogs! Bookmark some fresh new meal ideas that use the healthiest foods around, like pomegranate, quinoa, and pumpkin seeds to make your fall more fabulous. I'll show you cooking hacks and tips to get these foods fast, so you can smoothly sail into your fall routine.The post Start Your Fall Off Right With...
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