Romano Bean Fritters with Chosen Foods

This is definitely an ideal Superbowl snack. What a great way to eat beans and peas. This recipe I found in a Canadian magazine this summer while hiking around Cape Breton. The original features a creamy slaw made of mayo, avocados and red cabbage. It seemed a natural substitute (and much easier) to simply use […]

Sportsing with Three Cheese Queso

There is more sportsing going on this weekend, I’m pretty sure. And then there is the Superbowl on the horizon. Perfect excuse to fine-tune your queso skills and score your own points with friends who will love you for the sake of cheese. And being together of course. But with cheese. I was challenged today […]

Safe Catch Tuna Cakes

There is thin-sliced tuna, and then there is tuna tuna. Apparently, tuna is a frightening prospect to some because of the threat of unknown mercury levels. Recently, Safe Catch reached out and offered me a sample of their product which guarantees that every fish included in their tuna is mercury tested. So if you are […]

Dhoodhi Handvo, or Indian Zucchini Muffins

It’s a gorgeous autumn day in New Orleans. I had forgotten how summery the southern fall tends to be. Perfect day for a bike ride around town to see what our local shops have in store for holiday gift potential. These ultra-healthy muffins for the granola Birkenstock crowd feature savory summer squash and are an […]

Sicilian Caponata to #StopDiabetes

Ok diabetes, allow me to blow your mind. Here is a recipe that is both Italian and rife with chocolate that is made especially for you. November is American Diabetes Month, and so I am celebrating with a series of cookbooks the American Diabetes Association (ADA) has published. But here’s my attitude, as a physician, […]