Leaves are turning bright red, fiery orange and earthy ochre, then slowly drifting to the ground in crunchy piles. The air is changing – you can feel a whisper of the chilly days to follow but for now,… Continue Reading
Hearty and nourishing, this vegetable stew is perfect on cold, fall days and a terrific way of meeting your daily veggie quota. While I use squash and peppers in this vegetable stew recipe, make it with whatever veggies and legumes you like.
Do you love chicken or eggplant Parmesan? Although not fried or smothered in cheese, these healthy chicken and eggplant Parm recipes are just as hearty as restaurant versions and and taste out of this world. Try one, and it may become your new family favorite!
Depending on the season, I love either hot lentils as a soup base or cold lentils as a salad. Here are two savory lentil recipes – one a hot soup, the other a cold salad. Both are packed with hearty nutrition and delicious flavor!
A popular and versatile spice used in a variety of cuisines, ginger adds zesty, sweet flavor to all sorts of dishes. More importantly, it brings all sorts of health benefits to the table…
Nobody feels like putting together elaborate meals in the summer, it’s just too hot! These citrus chicken and no-mayo coleslaw recipes are ultra-simple to prepare, yet taste like something magical happened in the kitchen.
Two of the most popular health “trends” these days are vegan and ketogenic (keto) diets. Individually, they each offer their own unique set of benefits, and each also have specific drawbacks. And they could not be more opposite from one another.
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).