August 16, 2023

Stuffed Petite Peppers Are Perfect Starter

Stuffed Petite Peppers I like to combine the nutty flavor of millet with Canadian bacon and chlorophyll-laced parsley to make a satisfying filling for these cute pepper appetizers. Millet is a protein-rich but under-used whole grain. Gluten-free, it can be cooked like rice and used in place of white rice in many recipes–simply use three parts water to one part grain. SERVES 4-6 Ingredients 1/2 cup millet 1 1/2 cups water 4 tsp. olive oil 4 slices Canadian bacon 1/4 cup chopped parsley 1/2 tsp. minced garlic 1/4 cup chopped onion 1/4 tsp. paprika 1 medium egg white 8-10 mini […]
April 1, 2022

Carrot Quiche

Carrots are well known for their beta-carotene content, which our bodies convert into vitamin A, a powerful antioxidant that is needed for healthy immune function. Carrots have hundreds of other cartenoids that help inhibit cancer growth. They also contain lutein, which is beneficial to eye health. Our bodies process the nutrients in carrots more efficiently when they are cooked. In this quiche, the carrots stay bright orange and firm, a nice contrast to the silky custard base. SERVES 6-8 Ingredients 1 (9-in.) whole-wheat pie crust 2 tsp. canola oil 4 slices turkey bacon, chopped 2 tsp. chopped garlic 1/2 cup […]
May 6, 2020

Kale Stems with Caramelized Onions and Bacon

This colorful salad uses a less-popular part of kale and combines sweet and savory notes derived from bacon and
May 15, 2018

Processed Meat Leads To Colon Cancer?

As a doctor, I’m always telling my patients to pay closer attention to what they eat to decrease their risk of heart and other diseases.  Lately, I’ve been telling them to watch how much of this particular type of food they eat to decrease their risk of both heart and colon disease.  Let me tell you why eating too much of this food can be risky for your health… Over 40 Grams of Processed Meats A Day Raises Your Risk  Who doesn’t love a good hot dog, salami or ham sandwich from the deli? And who doesn’t love a good […]