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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Who doesn't crave a frozen treat during the hot summer months? Summer ice cream treats are an American tradition! But do you know what you're really eating?The post The Good and Bad of Summer’s Frozen Desserts appeared first on Skinny Chef.
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Kids love sweet corn baked in a small dish, just the right size for them! Yogurt and eggs add lots of protein too. Do you have extra summer time corn? Swap out one of the cans of creamed corn and add 2 cups of fresh corn kernels cut from the cob before baking.The post Creamy Corn Bake appeared first on Skinny Chef.
I used to be a chronic overeater, and it was tough to put the fork down when faced with home-cooked food. But my secret tips don't tell you to stop eating - in fact, I prescribe enjoying food more!The post How to Stop Overeating appeared first on Skinny Chef.
I took this American classic to a healthier new level by adding turkey and whole wheat pasta. Haven't met a family yet who doesn't love spaghetti and meatballs and this is an easy way to introduce your little ones to whole wheat productsThe post Turkey Meatballs appeared first on Skinny Chef.
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