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Recipes

Natural Salt vs Table Salt

Even though I’m a cardiologist, you won’t hear me telling anyone to totally avoid salt. Despite what half the doctors in this country will lead you to believe, salt – as the main source of sodium in our diets – is essential to life. All unprocessed salt has a similar chemical makeup—it consists mainly of […]

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Go Crazy for Cauliflower Rice

Although devoid of color, cauliflower makes up for its lack of personality with powerful nutrition – it’s really one of the healthiest vegetables you can eat. In fact, it’s been one of my top healing foods for decades, and for good reason. In addition to being an excellent source of fiber, cauliflower boasts a number […]

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Spring Has Sprung Recipes – Featuring Basil & Rosemary

It’s been a long winter and, even though it doesn’t feel like it in some parts of the country, spring is officially here….Inspired by the new greenery shooting up everywhere, I’ve been dressing my meals with fresh, herbaceous flavors. Sweet, aromatic basil and bold rosemary olive oils have taken center stage in my kitchen, and […]

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Lemon and Rosemary Oil Recipe – Power Greens

Dark leafy greens can be a tough sell – to adults and children alike! But, as with most vegetables, dressing greens up with bold flavors and healthy oils can make all the difference. This simple, delicious Power Greens recipe with lemon and rosemary oils does just that! My favorite greens are kale, spinach and chard. […]

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Quinoa Tabbouleh – A PAMM Recipe

Many years ago, while en route to Vermont for a weekend getaway, my family and I discovered a hidden gem of a pit-stop – a Middle Eastern restaurant called Haji’s Place. For us, it was a wonderful introduction to (then-exotic) foods like hummus and baba ganoush, which were served in giant wooden bowls with lavash […]

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7 Tips for Making Meatballs and Pasta – the Healthy Way

Although I’m not a huge meat eater, I love making oven-baked Italian meatballs. First of all, they are amazing with the right marinara sauce and pasta – always a crowd-pleaser! Click here to skip right to Healthy, Oven-Baked Meatballs Recipe But baked meatballs don’t just add deliciously hearty flavor to pasta – they also can […]

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5 Healthy and Easy Chocolate Desserts

Although I generally advise against eating sugary foods, I do believe that you can indulge your sweet tooth once in a while without going overboard, and that there are delectable ways to make your favorite sweet treats a whole lot healthier! When it comes to healthy dessert recipes, I’m a big fan of dark chocolate […]

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Healthy Guacamole & “Chips”

When paired with fresh, organic vegetables instead of deep-fried tortilla chips, this guacamole is one of the healthiest dishes you can eat! Packed with nutrients like glutathione, vitamin E and potassium, satiating avocados can increase absorption of beta carotene, which is found in some of our chip substitutes: red peppers and carrots. Not only are these “chips” full […]

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Turmeric Milk – My Favorite Winter Warmer

There’s nothing like hot milk to warm you up when the weather outside puts a chill in your bones. Turmeric milk is popular in yoga circles, and once I made this recipe, it became my new warm milk go-to. Try it, and you may never drink hot chocolate again! A good source of protein and […]

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Mediterranean Chicken & Lentil Pasta Bake

Comfort foods can be notorious for containing lots of fat, sugar and salt. There are comfort foods, however, that warm the soul and are also good for the heart and body. I love this healthy comfort food recipe because it packs the nutritious power of tomatoes and olive oil, and is full of protein from chicken […]

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