Healthy Eating

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Leeks

Leeks Braised with Thyme

Braised leeks are meltingly creamy with a delicate flavor that is wonderful alongside so many things. The butter, liquids and herbs can be switched out to suit your meal or… Continue

Serrano Ham Tapas

Why Spanish Tapas Should be at Your Holiday Party

For those of you have been to Spain, the tapa bars may have been some of the most exciting dining discoveries of your trip. Tapas celebrate all that is good… Continue

Green beans and cherry tomatoes

Balsamic Green Beans with Crunchy Shallots

What really makes this green bean dish memorable is the robust sweetness of the balsamic reduction along with the crispy crunchy of the fried shallots. Not that the green beans… Continue

Wild rice with mushrooms

Wild Rice with Mushrooms

Use a mixture of cremini mushrooms along with shiitake, chantrelle or other wild mushrooms along with an heirloom grain like faro or einkorn to really make this dish stand out.… Continue

Roasted squash and polenta

Baked Butternut Squash and Cheese Polenta

A great vegetarian main dish for special occasions. Delicious served alone or with sautéed mushrooms, braised greens or a simple tomato sauce. You can either make this as below, it… Continue

Ingredients for healthy gut

Your Healthy Happy Holiday Gut

If you’re like many of my patients this holiday season, the chaotic combination of travel, change in diet and routines leads to gastrointestinal distress. For most folks, that “distress” comes… Continue

Apple Cake

Heirloom Apple Cake Recipe

If you’re bringing dessert for Thanksgiving, or hosting and looking for an alternative to the usual pumpkin pie, try this other holiday standard. No crust, no fuss, basically just mix,… Continue

Chojuro Asian Pears

Asian Pear Slaw Recipe

Asian pears have a delicious crisp flavor and bright mild sweetness that makes them perfect for a quick slaw. An excellent side dish for an evening dinner, it pairs well… Continue

Persimmon and pears

Persimmon, Pomegranate and Pear Salad Recipe

There are two common varieties of persimmon – the Hichaya and the Fuyu. Hichaya’s tend to be more elongated and darker in color, they must also be allowed to ripen… Continue

Delicata squash

Unstuffed Squash Recipe

My wife loves stuffed squash. So, to oblige her I will sometimes make a simple stuffed squash using sausage, rice and a mixture of veggies, usually a chiffonade of kale… Continue