Featuring vibrant, seasonal veggies fresh from the garden, this Pasta Primavera recipe is a nourishing medley of vibrant flavors, colors, and textures. Hearty yet light, it’s an ideal first course or main meal pasta to enjoy outside on a warm evening.
As a cardiologist, I have always had a vested interest in the prevention and treatment of diabetes because of its strong link to heart disease. Thankfully, Type 2 diabetes is a lifestyle disease, and can be managed—even reversed—with lifestyle changes. Aside from exercise, diet is the single most important factor in properly managing blood sugar levels. In addition to avoiding sugar and simple carbs, here are a handful of foods that lower blood sugar…
Looking for a new way to enjoy spaghetti squash? This simple, hearty, Greek spaghetti squash recipe is quickly becoming one of my favorite weeknight go-tos. Not only is it nutritious, it’s sinfully good! And it’s ready in 35 minutes from start to finish, so it’s an easy meal to whip up that everyone will love (vegan variation also included).
Looking for a flavorful keto dish that brings just the right amount of heat? This keto burrito recipe is packed with satisfying protein, nourishing fats, and tastes so good, you’d never know it’s low-carb and keto-approved! Traditionally, a ketogenic… Continue Reading
If you’re looking for a warming winter soup that basically makes itself, have I got the recipe for you! This white bean soup made with cannellini beans fills the house with delicious smells and your belly with a nutritious, hearty meal that offers a ton of health benefits. The best part is, you can set it and forget it – just throw all the ingredients in a slow cooker and come back hours later to a perfectly cooked soup with leftovers to spare!
If (like almost everyone else) your first goal of the new year is to hit the gym to work off those holiday indulgences, I have an alternative suggestion for you… What if you start with healing your body… Continue Reading
What comes to mind when you think of the holidays? For me, it’s the delicious smell of familiar foods and seeing faces I love around the table. As kids, we couldn’t get enough of those butter-soaked mashed potatoes… Continue Reading
It’s probably a gut reaction held over from childhood, but when most people hear “Brussels sprouts” it’s an immediate turn-off. Folks, this doesn’t have to be the case! Odds are, if you think you don’t like Brussels sprouts,… Continue Reading
Now that it’s been proven that dietary fat isn’t the nemesis of good health—and thanks, in part, to the wildly popular ketogenic diet—high-fat foods are starting to enjoy a resurgence in popularity. Not all high-fat foods are necessarily… Continue Reading
When you live in a colder climate, an extended summer is like a lovely dream you don’t want to wake from. Some years you get lucky, and that eternal green feeling of summer lingers for weeks. I try… Continue Reading