All Posts By Herb Mesa

The Energy Chef: Tips For a Lighter Girls’ Night

by in Uncategorized, September 30, 2010

What is it about girls’ night out that’s different from any other event? I’ve done my share of dinner parties where ladies love to eat, drink and be merry, but I still needed to do a little research on my own. I asked the ladies — my clients, my wife, all my female friends. The answers were the same: Girls just want to have fun, with great food, great drinks and great friends. Luckily, you can do all that without going overboard — here are my tips to avoid overindulging.

The Energy Chef: Game-Time Snacks

by in Uncategorized, September 23, 2010

Football season is under way, and most of us love to sit around and watch our favorite team play. We love eat to eat salty snacks such as chips, pizza, popcorn — you get the picture. Let’s play with these favorites to avoid getting tackled by empty and high-caloric, fatty snacks.

The Energy Chef: Tailgate Favorites, Made Healthy

by in Uncategorized, September 16, 2010

Who doesn’t love a good, old-fashioned tailgate party? There’s football, there’s friends and of course, food. Typical football party foods can be super-high in fat and calories, but my lighter burgers and potato salad have all the classic flavor, without the guilt.

The Energy Chef: Herb Mesa’s Back-to-School Bites

by in Uncategorized, September 8, 2010

As the first day approaches, I start to think about the age-old question: What should I make them for lunch? I look at lunchtime as an opportunity to introduce them to healthy, delicious food combinations. Here’s a peek at what I’m packing up for them.