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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Carbohydrates are fuel for metabolism. Chemical reactions in cells require fuel. Muscles, from heart to digestive system to biceps and quads all use carbohydrate, in the form of glucose. Brain cells need twice the energy as other cells. The brain runs almost exclusively on glucose, using up about 20 percent of your daily calorie needs.The post What Are The Healthiest Sources of Carbohydrates? appeared first on Skinny Chef.
Carbohydrates are made up of sugar molecules. We often call starchy and fibrous foods 'carbs', but carbohydrates are found in many different foods like fruit, dairy, beans, whole grain pasta, and candy. So why do carbs get a bad rap? The post Why Do Carbs Get A Bad Rap? appeared first on Skinny Chef.
Let's talk about carbs. Specifically, about the hidden downside to high-carb snacks, even when they are made with whole grains.The post Healthy Low Carb Snacks appeared first on Skinny Chef.
In this video of my new HEALTHY CHEATS video series, I'll take a gourmet pasta dish and sneak in some healthier alternative ingredients without sacrificing any of the flavor.The post Sausage & Broccoli Rabe Pasta appeared first on Skinny Chef.
Hemp seeds (also called "hemp hearts") are the delicious nutty, highly nutritive shelled seeds of the plant. To cook with hemp seeds, use them as you would any other tasty seed... but check out my tasty recipes!The post How to Cook with Hemp appeared first on Skinny Chef.
Leaner meats like chicken, turkey, and pork chops benefit from brining because this keeps them juicy during cooking. Follow my simple 4-step process to learn how...The post 4 Easy Steps To Brining appeared first on Skinny Chef.
Baking a smooth, crack-free cheesecake with thick, cakey or creamy texture isn't as hard as you might think and here are easy, fun tips the next time you want to indulge someone you admire...The post The Perfect Cheesecake? appeared first on Skinny Chef.
Salad is one of those things that you can get tired of pretty quickly. Have you ever heard someone announce in a restaurant that they are just dying for a salad? So here are some easy ways to put a gourmet spin on your bed of greens to make a drool-worthy meal...The post 20 Ways To Spin A Salad appeared first on Skinny Chef.
Whether you're an apple, pear or banana shape, all body shapes are beautiful in their own way. However, the apple types have a tougher time getting rid of stubborn belly fat, so check out some of my hard-won secrets...The post Eating for Apple Body Shapes appeared first on Skinny Chef.
Whip up one of these no-bake treats in no time! Plus download my new "Show Your Love" Valentine's Day dessert booklet...The post No-Bake Valentine’s Treats appeared first on Skinny Chef.