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Dr. Gourmet Newsletter: April 14, 2008

Chef Tim Says....

Timothy S. Harlan, M.D.I am not much of a gardener. It's not for want of trying, and it's partly because I don't have the time. I have friends who make it look so easy, but somehow I am not one of those who has been blessed with a green thumb.

The one place that I do have some success is in planting herbs. I am able to get them to grow for some reason, and for this I am very happy. There's no doubt that there's a time and a place for using dried herbs, but for so many recipes using fresh herbs makes the meal. Considering the cost of fresh herbs in most markets, planting your own makes sense. Growing Herbs

Featured Recipe

chick peasSeared Salmon and Chick Pea Salad
Two of the world's best foods together in a light spring salad: salmon and chick peas. Fiber, monounsaturated fat, fresh veggies all in one salad bowl.

This recipe is safe for Coumadin® (warfarin) users, lactose-free, low in sodium, and safe for those with GERD / Acid Reflux.

Announcing eatTHISdiet for Coumadin Users: The eBook

Many of our readers have written to ask about a book on Coumadin use, and we're pleased to announce that eatTHISdiet for Coumadin Users is now available for purchase in PDF format!

Over 200 pages long, it's packed with vital information for Coumadin users, including information on dosage, interactions, and contraindications. Most importantly, it contains a complete six-week eatTHISdiet for Coumadin Users, with weekly meal plans, shopping lists, and recipes, plus frequently asked questions and answers. It's just $14.95! To purchase, visit: eatTHISdiet for Coumadin Users: The eBook. Your book will be emailed to you within 24 hours.

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Use it to lose weight or just eat healthier with Dr. Gourmet's delicious and healthy recipes. On Coumadin®? Lactose intolerant? Have GERD / acid reflux? My eatTHISdiet will create a plan for you, too! Get started on My eatTHISdiet.

The Comfort Food Diet

You might think that those comfort foods you grew up with are bound to be full of fat and calories and unhealthy ingredients, but they don't have to be. With my recipes, you can eat those familiar, comforting foods like Meatloaf, Macaroni and Cheese, or Spaghetti with Meat Sauce - and still eat healthy.

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Hand on Heart

Hand on Heart

Dr. Harlan's latest cookbook, Hand on Heart, includes several of the recipes from, plus a few that were developed specifically for the book, like Banoffee Pie! More on what's inside.

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