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Shrimp Tacos

There are, of course, unlimited ways to make tacos. When I have tacos out I prefer to order shrimp tacos and these are a riff on one of my favorites. They are great with lettuce and tomato with a bit of salsa but I particularly like them with slaw.

Smokey Shrimp Mac & Cheese

My wife and I were talking about making lobster mac and cheese. A good dish, but not for every night with lobster being so cost prohibitive, and for a lot of folks it's not even an option because of availability.

This budget version with shrimp and the smoked paprika is quick and easy even for a weeknight and it keeps well for leftovers – reheat gently.

Eggplant Steaks with White Beans and Ham

This recipe was inspired by a mediocre meal that I had recently at a banquet dinner. It was brought to me as the vegetarian meal (a good foodie tip: at banquets, order the vegetarian meal – it is generally healthier, fresher and tastier than the alternative). The grilled eggplant was good but undercooked and served with some other veggies. Tasty but really pretty boring.

The great thing about this recipe is that you can roast some extra eggplant and it makes fantastic sandwiches for lunch the next day. An easy thirty minutes in the oven and you can have a tasty dinner and lunch too!

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Timothy S. Harlan, M.D.I've been saying for years - no, decades - that it's the quality of the calories you put in your mouth and body that really count. Since I'm an allopathic, evidence-based physician talking about health and nutrition, people assume that I'm all about weight loss. The truth is, I'm not. Yes, it's true that having a normal weight according to the Body Mass Index means a reduced risk of many chronic illnesses. But when patients come to me for treatment, I'm far more interested in improving what they eat than in whether they need to lose weight.

One of the easiest changes for people to make when they're improving the quality of the calories in their diet is to improve the quality of the carbohydrates they're eating. Quality counts! »

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Zucchini SoupCoumadin (warfarin) Diet

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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What is the best diet for those with diabetes? A Mediterranean Diet! For diabetics, eating well is THE key to controlling blood sugar. For those with Type 2 diabetes, The Mediterranean Diet seems to help you control your diabetes better, without medication. The Best Diabetes Diet

Resources

Fast Food Guide

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What are the healthiest choices at fast food restaurants? We've compiled a list: Fast Food Guide

Healthy Eating for Kids

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Healthy snack ideas and diet guide for the children in your life. Healthy Eating for Kids and Young Adults

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Health and nutrition news and what it means for you. Health and Nutrition Bites.

The How and Why of Eating Healthy

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Simple, straightforward articles on eating healthy in the real world. The How and Why of Eating Healthy.

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

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Pregnant or planning to be? Diet tips, do's and don'ts for your pregnancy. A Healthy Pregnancy