I've always wondered how many of the most popular cooking myths got started, and why so many people still think they're true. Do you know the one about keeping avocado from turning brown by using the pit? Searing meat keeps it juicy? Are green potatoes bad for you? True or false, find the answers -- plus post your own myths and I'll answer them!
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Part of the excitement of the holiday season is all the glitter and trimmings that go along with it. Getting into the holiday mood a little early isn't only fun, but can be the remedy for stress that comes during the shopping rush. Stocking your pantries and even your closets like my granny used to do, makes for effortless entertaining and even gracefully saving the day when an unexpected guest arrives with a gift for you.The post Jump Start...
Regaled for its unique taste and bizarre appearance, pomegranates are one of the most antioxidant-rich foods and considered by some as the ?new? fountain of youth. Here are 15 fun ideas to incorporate pomegranates into your life!The post 15 Surprising Ways to Use Pomegranate appeared first on Skinny Chef.
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!The post Healthy And Tasty Halloween Treats appeared first on Skinny Chef.
Sugar can pack on the pounds, increase cravings for sweet foods, and cause tooth decay. So what's a sweet tooth to do when health is at risk?The post Are Artificial Sweeteners Bad for You? appeared first on Skinny Chef.
Almonds, once avoided due to their high fat content, have recently emerged in the spotlight as a 'superfood!' Due to their health properties, they have recently come back in vogue with a vengeance and are a favorite snack of starlets and chefs alike.The post Almonds: Superfood from Nature appeared first on Skinny Chef.
When the Center for Science in the Public Interest recently ranked nearly 85 vegetables in order of highest to lowest nutrient content, Women's Health Magazine asked me to highlight a few of them - along with simple tips on how to incorporate them into your regular meals.The post The Most Nutritious Veggies 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...
Staying hydrated throughout the day is hard enough between meetings and carpools. Check out this recent article on iYogaLife.com with practical tips to hydrate without hassle. Eating meals with high water content allows you to feel full faster - a healthier formula for weight loss than the typical diet.The post Stay Hydrated – iYogaLife.com appeared first on Skinny Chef.
Entertaining is one of the many ways I celebrate and enjoy eating healthy meals. Sharing something delicious that is also nourishing can be a great way to gather friends and family around the dinner table without too much fuss in the kitchen.The post Fall Entertaining, Do Ahead Healthy Tips appeared first on Skinny Chef.
Most of us think of grilling as an easy low-fat way alternative to cooking on the stove top. But how healthy is your grilling, really? Let's take a closer look at your grilling habits and choices!The post Grilling May Not be as Healthy as You Think appeared first on Skinny Chef.