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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Soup fights hunger because it's filling and low in calories. This is the perfect summer/spring soup made in a blender. Fresh and light, gazpacho can be packed for lunch in a thermos, for an impromptu picnic or even for a day on the beach. Add cooked shrimp to round it out for a fast, late-night dinner when you don't have time to cook.The post Gazpacho with Shrimp appeared first on Skinny Chef.
With Memorial Day just around the corner, this is the perfect time to get with beach worthy books, sun block and healthy snacks before the festivities begin! In the May 2007 newsletter, I share my recipes and tips to get in shape for summer. Try my creamy asparagus soup and spinach and strawberry salad, and learn about fast and portable snacks.The post Let’s Stay In Shape For Fun Summer Days appeared first on Skinny Chef.
You may not know it, but sleep is an important part of every diet. Living a healthy lifestyle doesn?t just mean eating nutritional foods and being active ? it also means getting the rest that you and your body need. The post Get a Good Night?s Sleep to Manage Hunger appeared first on Skinny Chef.
Summer is just a few months away, but it isn't too late to make some simply changes in your daily habits that could mean a better bathing suit body. Reducing puffiness around your waistline isn't just about calories. It also has to do with lowering stress and improving digestion - here's a few easy tips to incorporate right now ...The post How to Get a Better Beach Belly appeared first on Skinny Chef.
Getting tired of steamed vegetables and that old boring salad? Healthy cooking doesn?t have to be tasteless or complicated when you know how to use flavor boosters that are both extremely low in calories, fat and sugar-free, AND give you added health benefits to boot! Follow this fun guide to outfit your kitchen so you […]The post Ways to Make Healthy Foods Taste Amazing appeared first on Skinny Chef.
Losing weight can seem daunting - especially when the weather starts to warm up and the shorts and bathing suits come out of storage! So to make it fun and stress-free, I'm busting three huge myths about losing weight that most people get stuck on.The post 5 BS Facts About Losing Weight appeared first on Skinny Chef.
Download this booklet with delicious and romantic ideas for Valentine's Day - I put together this guide with smart, easy and cute ideas to make your Valentine's Day an extra special day to remember for years to come...The post Dessert Ideas For Valentine’s Day appeared first on Skinny Chef.
Even if you don?t have a sweet tooth, you probably crave sugar every now and again. With these tips, you can learn how to curb sugar cravings that threaten to wreck your diet! The post 3 Steps to Dial Down Sugar Cravings appeared first on Skinny Chef.
When it comes to keeping your waistline in check, calories do count! But who wants to feel deprived? You don't have to worry when you have these tasty, creative ways to cut calories so you can still enjoy all the munchies you love.The post 30 Tasty Ways to Cut Calories appeared first on Skinny Chef.
Celebrating holidays with close friends and fabulous food is key to a happy lifestyle. But if you've overdone it with drinks, rich dishes and desserts, help your liver rebuild its nutrient stores with these delicious foods.The post Ways to Detox After a Splurge appeared first on Skinny Chef.