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Chicken In a Pot With Eggplant

    Last week my husband was diagnosed with candidiasis, an overgrowth of the harmful yeast candida albicans, after having issues with constrictions of his esophagus.  Now, in addition to avoiding gluten, dairy and sugar, he has to cut out all carbohydrates for 5-6 weeks.  That leaves pretty much meat and vegetables!  He was certainly […]

Clam Sauce With Eggplant & Brown Rice Pasta

  Did you know that clams contain more iron than any other food? They do – even more than liver or beef.  So in my quest to increase my iron intake, I decided to revive an old recipe that I haven’t prepared since my days of eating wheat pasta.  Now I just serve it over […]

California Calamari With Eggplant Pasta

  Before we moved to California, my husband and I visited Monterey and had the most amazing calamari at a restaurant out on the pier.  The waiter said that you can really only get good calamari when it is fresh and local.  He was right.  I’ve cooked calamari before but it never tasted that good.  But […]

Eggplant Pecorino With Brown Rice Fusilli Pasta

And A Word About Healthy Fats Monday night I had the privilege of meeting the great Michael Pollan at a book signing in the east bay.  If you have not read Michael Pollan, you need to – The Omnivore’s Dilemma and In Defense of Food are required reading if you are interested in conscious eating, […]