Chef M.

First and foremost, DIET is a four letter word. I’m a chef with a background in nutrition, healthy cooking, marketing and Spanish, which means I make a killer Paella. My life’s mission and passion are teaching people with eating disorders and chronic illnesses, like heart disease and diabetes how to cook the foods they love…

Lasagna alla Bolognese

This recipe for Lasagna stands up to the best traditional recipes in flavor and appearance. The difference? It’s healthier… just don’t tell anyone.

Chicken Enchiladas in Sonoran Red Sauce

This enchilada recipe uses healthier ingredients and cooking techniques to achieve enchiladas with the same ethnic flavor of traditional recipes with less than half of the original fat, calories, and cholesterol.

Light Gingerbread Snowflake Cookies

recipe-ingredients] 99% residue-free cooking or baking spray or parchment paper for baking sheets¼ cup butter2/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar½ cup molasses1 egg plus 1 egg white2 ½ cups unbleached flour1 tbsp. malted milk powder*2 tsps. ground ginger1 tsp. baking soda1 tsp. ground cinnamon½ teaspoon fresh grated nutmeg½ teaspoon ground clovespinch salt (optional)2 cups White…

Turkey Tips

Make sure that you purchase the right bird this year. As with most things, you get what you pay for and unfortunately, it’s no different with turkeys. First of all not all turkeys are the same. Buy a fresh (not frozen) turkey labeled USDA Organic or Natural. Organic birds are fed organic feed and raised…