Posts from March 2011

Enjoy Peachy-Delicious French Toast This Weekend

French toast is a versatile dish that you can prepare sweet or savory and serve for breakfast, brunch, lunch, dessert – you name it. Recipes for French toast abound, and its popularity stems from the fact that you can make it as simple or fancy as you please.

Good Fat Versus Low Fat – Reflections of the Cooking Cardiologist

Over my career, some of what we know about fats and the healthy heart has remained the same. We have long understood that significant levels of saturated fats can do harm to arteries and that monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats are healthier. All fats and oils are energy dense, contributing extra food calories.

7 Rules to Eat By

Adapted from The Kardea Gourmet.

Eating right is an essential component to living a heart-healthy lifestyle. Here are seven simple “rules to eat by” to get you started.

Put down your fork.

Give your palate a time to taste between bites; savor the flavor.

Create interest in food.

Pride yourself in creating a home dish that fills you up without filling you out.

Diet by deprivation does not work.

Eat foods that you have always enjoyed, but eat lesser amounts or change the recipe to reduce calories.