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Eggs Benedict with Eggplant

Eggs Benedict with Eggplant

This is a rich and decadent weekend breakfast that is made better by the creamy roasted eggplant.

Miso Glazed Salmon

Miso Glazed Salmon with Asian Hash Browns

"Soy sauce is really a multi-purpose seasoning."
-Martin Yan

Martin Yan is right. Soy sauce is a great all-purpose sauce with saltiness and umami that complements recipes. It does take some restraint and using just a bit goes a long way.

Miso is the same way. It contains a lot of salt but a special tangy umami flavor and takes only a bit to have a major impact on a dish. Pair with big flavors like salmon, beef and pork for a great meal.

Lasagna with Eggplant

Lasagna with Eggplant

This is a big portion of lasagna that is rich and cheesy. The best part is that the recipe is so simple and takes about 30 minutes prep time. The hardest part of this is mincing the garlic - or maybe lining the pan with foil, but you will be happy you did because clean up is so much easier.

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Timothy S. Harlan, M.D.When patients ask me to help them to lose weight, one of the first things I do is ask them what they eat for breakfast and lunch. Unfortunately, the vast majority of them do not take their lunch to work, but instead go out and buy their lunch. They might go to the cafeteria in their building or the Subway down the block - or they might go to a sit down restaurant. The point is that they don't know what they're going to have for lunch, and too often that means choosing their lunch by looking at a menu (or through the counter glass) and choosing the first thing that looks good. And that, as you probably know, is unlikely to be the healthiest choice you could be making.

These days many businesses are looking for ways to help their employees be healthier - and not just by offering discounts for gym memberships. Researchers at the Center for Urban Health Policy partnered with the Health and Wellness department of Einstein Healthcare Network in Pennsylvania to find ways to help people make healthier choices at lunchtime (Appetite 2014;84:88-97). Cut calories by planning ahead »

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This guide will help you manage your Vitamin K intake while still eating great food. Lists of foods that are high (and low) in Vitamin K, Coumadin-safe recipes and more! Coumadin (warfarin) Diet Information | Get the book! The Coumadin Diet and Cookbook (paperback: $19.95 + s/h) (PDF: $14.95)

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This five-step guide to reducing the burn comes with easy tummy tips and delicious recipes to help you manage your reflux. Managing Your GERD / Acid Reflux / Heartburn Get the book! The Dr. Gourmet Diet for People with GERD / Acid Reflux: (paperback: $19.95 + s/h) (PDF: $14.95)

Glass of MilkLactose Intolerance Diet

It's not unusual to have difficulty digesting lactose and needing to avoid foods containing cheese or milk. This index will help guide you to Dr. Gourmet recipes you'll safely enjoy. Lactose Intolerant Recipe Guide and More Information

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We've reviewed frozen meals and convenience foods so you can eat well and eat healthy.

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