Healthy Eating

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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

Butternut Squash Soup

Four Simple Ways to Avoid Getting the Flu –
Without Getting a Flu Shot!

Fever, cough, headache, muscle aches, sniffles… yep it’s just about flu season yet again! Before you start celebrating remember that the flu can hit suddenly and hit hard. When it… Continue

Fruits and vegetables

5 Simple Ways to Eat Your Veggies for World
Vegetarian Day

I’d love for you to take a moment to close your eyes and envision your future. See yourself in your 60’s, 70’s 80’s or even 90’s. What do you see?… Continue

Squash Pizza

Butternut Squash, Onions, Spinach and Goat Cheese Pizza

This recipe from Epicurious is a great snack for a fun get together or a weeknight dinner. Butternut squash is great this time of year and spinach is still available… Continue

sliced green cabbage

Sautéed Cabbage with Apples and Fennel

Green cabbage is a staple of old world eating. This simple dish pairs the sweetness of winter apples with tart vinegar and fragrant fennel. When sautéing cabbage don’t over cook.… Continue