Diet & Nutrition

Spicy Veggie Stew Recipe

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.

Pasta Primavera

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.

Delicious Foods that Lower Blood Sugar

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…

Greek Spaghetti Squash Boats

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).