Citrus Salmon Caesar Salad

I have a freezer full of Alaskan salmon and I eat it at least twice a week. It is low in mercury, high in omega 3, and sustainable. This dinner entrée is satisfying, easy to make for a week night or for a special meal with friends. If entertaining you may want to splurge and…

Yes: Contraceptive Care IS Preventive Care

Originally posted on acogpresident:
Dr. Jeanne Conry speaks at the #NotMyBossBusiness rally on the Supreme Court steps on March 25. I had the unique opportunity to stand on the Supreme Court steps this morning and share my experience as an ob-gyn, and the experiences of my patients back home in California, as the Court hears…

Orange Braised Alaskan Salmon

Ingredients: •1 pound Alaskan salmon filet, substitute any pacific salmon •2 oranges, 1 sliced in 1/4 inch slices and one juiced •1/2 teaspoon sea salt •1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill or 1 teaspoon dried dill •1 tablespoon lemon zest •1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper •1 teaspoon paprika •1 tablespoon olive oil •1/4 cup dry…

WHO sugar guidelines

No one should be surprised by the compelling evidence that links increased sugar consumption with the sky rocketing obesity epidemic in the U.S. and in the World. Check out the discussion here and savor every bite. WHO | WHO opens public consultation on draft sugars guideline.

Roma Saltimbocca di Pollo

Please enjoy the recipe photo shoot that resulted in a cold, stressful, enjoyable meal. I’ve included a few photos taken in Rome. We rented an apartment in the Ancient quarter of Rome where I shopped for fresh produce daily and recreated a Cooking Light recipe with the ingredients that I found at the neighborhood market…

Do I really need a mammogram?

Do I really need a mammogram? I hear this question every week. My quick answer to any question that starts with, “Do I really need to do this test?” is “Only if you want to know the answer”. I’m not trying to be trite or sarcastic. My philosophy is to only order tests when the…

Designing a menu with the freshest ingredients you can find.

I always try to find the freshest local produce when I shop and then I make my menu for the week based on the ingredients I have on hand. The veggies are the stars in most meals I make and the meat or dairy is in a supporting role. Lentil and feta stuffed peppers, steamed…

Under construction

Thanks for stopping by my new blog about healthy living.  I’m a excellent surgeon but not much of a computer geek so be patient as I figure out how to begin a blog about healthy cooking. Savor every bite.