Salads

Watercress salad with Barley and Strawberry Vinaigrette

U-Pick strawberries farms have seen multitudes of pickers compared to other years. I think going to the farm to pick strawberries has especially popular because we are all ready to do something productive with our hands and get out in the fresh air. Farm work has always felt like a […]

 

Tabouli: A beautiful array of greens, grains and garden produce.

My herb pots are overflowing with parsley and mint so I know it is time to make tabouli. It is one salad that I can make at the beginning of the week and it tastes good all week long. It makes a perfect lunch even if I don’t have refrigeration […]

 

Nutrition, Dermatology and Immunology

The culinary medicine lecture for the UCF College of Medicine second year medical students focused on nutrition issues in dermatology and immunology. The class started with a case study of an infant with a skin rash. The infant had additional issues at 1 year of age when other foods were […]

 

Tangerine, Blood Orange and Grapefruit Caprese Salad

The Dean’s Society Menu: Hors d’oeuvres Fire-Roasted Tomato Bisque with Basil Micro-Greens Tangerine, Blood Orange and Grapefruit Caprese Salad Roasted Pumpkin Cashew Curry Miniature Desserts Sharing culinary medicine at the Dean’s Society Gala is as sweet as it gets. An elegant harpist, a Christmas party and lots of food at […]

 

Pesto Vinaigrette

    The Abby was the venue for the UCF MedTalk last night. It was a beautiful evening with music and diner. Culinary Medicine was the hot topic and the audience were given a backstage look at how the food they were tasting was carefully crafted nutritionally. The tomatoes in […]

 

Kale, Pecans and Blueberry Orange Salad

Andria and I created some of our go-to favorite recipes when FoxTV asked us to do a special on Culinary Medicine, but we started creating those recipes years ago. Andria is an engineer for Whirlpool and it is fascinating to think she was using a KitchenAid stand mixer when she […]

 

Cooking With Family

  Kale, Pecans and Blueberry Salad 1 medium bunch of kale 1 cup pecans, toasted 1 cup dried  blueberries, cherries and cranberries Dressing: 1/2 cup olive oil 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar 2 tablespoons maple syrup 1 teaspoon dried mustard Place kale in food processor and process about 1/2 minute […]

 

Micro Greens

One of my favorite culinary medicine applications is growing and -serving- micro greens. Planting and harvesting them yourself is such a great way to introduce a novel food into your diet. They are easy to grow and are ready at a moments notice for any meal or snack.       […]