Home Cooking, for the sake of your health!

Women cookingAn undercover fashionista. A true lover of fashion, beauty, photography and as of recent cooking for my family. A hopeless shopaholic. Obsessed with traveling the world, expanding my ever growing closet and eating out. I discovered my passion for cooking around the time my (at the time infant) son started showing interest in food. I was determined to provide him with the healthiest and tastiest homemade food possible.

I spent many years convinced that low-fat and sugar-free was the passage to health and well being. I have evolved by educating myself about proper nutrition and how ingredients nourish the body. Knowledge has given me power and motivation to get cooking! Cooking used to greatly intimidate me, and at times it still does. Some of the recipes featured are in no way original and proper credit will be given (as applicable).

I love to cook utilizing various methods and draw my inspiration from a variety of cuisines. My cooking includes various raw, vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free as well as traditional recipes. I love to use all natural and seasonal ingredients and cook in the most health-conscious way possible. As a working mom of an active toddler I strive for the most time efficient recipes.

 

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Most ingredients in cooking are derived from living organisms. Vegetables, fruits, grains and nuts as well as herbs and spices come from plants, while meat, eggs, and dairy products come from animals. Mushrooms and the yeast used in baking are kinds of fungi. Cooks also use water and minerals such as salt. Cooks can also use wine or spirits.
Naturally occurring ingredients contain various amounts of molecules called proteins, carbohydrates and fats. They also contain water and minerals. Cooking involves a manipulation of the chemical properties of these molecules.

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Skinnytaste

20 November 2018

  • Easiest Slow Cooker Sweet Potatoes
    The easiest and my way favorite way to make baked sweet potatoes are in the slow cooker rather than the oven! Not only does your house smell amazing while they cook, they come out moist and delicious every time. Crock Pot Sweet Potatoes A healthy side dish without the fuss. The best part, there’s no […]
  • Instant Pot Deviled Eggs
    When it comes to making Deviled eggs, I keep my ingredients pretty classic, but I love adding little pickle juice to my the yolks for a pop of flavor! Making hard boiled eggs in the Instant Pot will give you perfect, easier to peel eggs every time. Deviled eggs are a classic recipe and perfect […]
  • Skinnytaste Meal Plan (November 19-November 25)
    A free 7-day flexible meal plan including breakfast, lunch and dinner and a shopping list. All recipes include calories and Weight Watchers Freestyle™ SmartPoints®. Thanksgiving is coming this week, so I included a separate shopping list, and this is assuming you already have your turkey and gravy. I kept it separate for those of you […]
  • Roast Chicken with Rosemary and Lemon
    Juicy, tender roasted chicken seasoned with lemon and rosemary, always a winner in my house! The smell of this chicken roasting in the oven is enough to fall in love! Roasting a whole chicken is pretty simple to do, as long as you have a thermometer you can’t go wrong. The combination of rosemary and […]
  • Skinnytaste One and Done: Holiday Menu Bonus Pack
    Whether you already own the new Skinnytaste One and Done cookbook, or you’re planning on getting one for someone you love as a gift, don’t miss out on this Holiday Menu Bonus pack, recipes from all three cookbooks. Simply enter your purchase number in this form to download a classic, vegetarian, and gluten-free holiday menu. […]