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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During my work with National Kale Day over the past year, I've met some really inspiring people. I love to share their stories and pass on their knowledge about diet, exercise and healing to our community of healthy lifestylers! This year I met Fern Langham, YT, AADP, renowned for her artful approach to healing that combines wisdom from her extensive training in yoga, meditation, nutrition and holistic health.The post Thyroid Yoga appeared first...
Continuing this week's posts about New Year's resolutions: Holiday eating, constant parties, and the stress of playing ?Santa? can throw your system out of whack. Here are 10 simple yet super ways to recharge your body and sooth your nerves...The post 10 Top Healthy New Year’s Tips appeared first on Skinny Chef.
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...The post Superfood Smoothie Guide appeared first on Skinny Chef.
It's hard to believe, but restaurants did not always exist. While it seems chefs and food services have been around since the beginning of time, the concept of a restaurant -- where any paying customer could order from a menu -- did not come into existence until the 1700s.The post History of Restaurant Kitchens appeared first on Skinny Chef.
Everyone loves the prospect of a brandnew year with exciting possibilities. But how many times have you set a New Year?s resolution for yourself only to find that come March, you?re back to your old habits wondering how you got off track? The post 15 New Year’s Resolutions That Are Easy To Keep appeared first on Skinny Chef.
'I want steak', I screamed loudly, banging my knife and fork on the table. I was only three and we were seated at an upscale seafood restaurant when my Dad told me that there was no steak on the menu. It's one of my his favorite stories to tell - and he tells it every year! The post Lean Cut Of Beef appeared first on Skinny Chef.
Butternut squash adds flavor and color to this classic fall recipe. Since butternut squash is naturally creamy and non-fat, it creates the 'risotto' texture without relying on Mascarpone that is extremely high in saturated fat. Frozen butternut squash puree can be found in most freezer sections of your local grocery store.The post Butternut Squash Risotto appeared first on Skinny Chef.
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. The post Christmas Eve Mexican Feast appeared first on Skinny Chef.
Thanksgiving has come and gone and the hustle and bustle of the next holiday season has arrived in its place. However, this year is still a tough one for some of us. With the ongoing economic turmoil, the continuing trend is to cut back on frivolous spending and bring the holidays back to their roots, giving simple gestures of love, straight from the heart. That's why homemade food is an especially good gift this year - it's inexpensive,...
Sweet and soothing, tart and rich, apples and sweet potatoes make a fall duet that is irresistable when sprinkled with spice and honeyed walnuts. I made these lovely layers with the help of a Japanese mandoline that will give you uniform slices in seconds. But there are plenty of other tools to make the prep time for your favorite Thanksgiving dishes go a lot faster without investing too much cash.The post Sweet Potatoes and Apples for...