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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I love those sports drink ads where all the athletes are in the heat of battle, they're sweating so much they can barely see - on the verge of scoring that final precious point. But do you really need that sports drink to win the game and keep dehydration at bay?The post Are Sports Drinks Better than Water? appeared first on Skinny Chef.
Whenever I invite guests over during the summer, I serve plenty of guacamole! Yet many friends have told me that their guacamole is not nearly as tasty and I think I know what the trouble is...The post Guacamole appeared first on Skinny Chef.
In this video, I showcase my tricks to cook a healthier grassfed beef burger in a collard warp that's also lower in calories compared to a bistro style burger.The post Spicy Mexican Chicken [Video] appeared first on Skinny Chef.
As I was looking through a variety of infographics, I came across this comprehensive food safety chart... lots of good points to remember for smart shopping, cleaning, storing, prep & cooking, reheating and food allergies.The post Food Safety appeared first on Skinny Chef.
In this video, I showcase my tricks to cook a healthier grassfed beef burger in a collard warp that's also lower in calories compared to a bistro style burger.The post Grassfed Burger with Collards [Video] appeared first on Skinny Chef.
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.