Recipes Blogs

On the Grill: Quick and Easy Eggplant Parmesan

by Dr. Stephen Sinatra
Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

 

Eggplant contains fiber which is important not only for healthy digestion, but is protective against cardiovascular disease. Here's an easy eggplant parmesan dish that you can make outdoors right on the grill.

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Cooking Up Better Heart Health: Chicken Provencale

by Dr. Stephen Sinatra
Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

I love olive oil. I love the way it smells and tastes, the way it adds texture to salads. I've been using it since I was a child. (Given that my last name is Sinatra, would you expect anything different?) For me, it's a happy coincidence that olive oil is so healthful.

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Filed Under: Entrees

Healthy Heart Nutrition: Very Veggie Lasagna

by Dr. Stephen Sinatra
Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Lasagna gets a health update in this amazing, heart-healthy recipe. Swapping out the meat for antioxidant-rich veggies not only lowers the fat and calories, but also makes great cardiovascular nutrition sense. 

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Filed Under: Pasta

Soup for Eye Health

by Dr. Stephen Sinatra
Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

When it comes to eye health, it is essential that you get plenty of carotenoids in your daily diet—lutein and zeaxanthin in particular.

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Filed Under: General Health

Spiced Winter Tea Recipe

by Dr. Stephen Sinatra
Last Reviewed 03/22/2014

Learn about Dr. Stephen Sinatra’s spiced tea recipe that he recommends during cold and flu season to help prevent seasonal sicknesses from affecting you.

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Recipes for Diabetes: Simple Salad Caprese

by Dr. Stephen Sinatra
Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Time is a precious commodity for everyone these days. And finding the time to eat right can be downright challenging. Fortunately, this easy salad is not only a breeze to put together, but it tastes great and is a great choice for a light lunch or side dish with dinner. And since it’s low glycemic, it’s a perfect recipe for people living with diabetes.

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Recipes for Diabetes: Simple Salad Caprese

by Dr. Stephen Sinatra
Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Time is a precious commodity for everyone these days. And finding the time to eat right can be downright challenging. Fortunately, this easy salad is not only a breeze to put together, but it tastes great and is a great choice for a light lunch or side dish with dinner. And since it’s low glycemic, it’s a perfect recipe for people living with diabetes.

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Filed Under: Salads

Rosemary to the Rescue

by Dr. Stephen Sinatra
Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Rosemary helps to prevent the buildup of toxic carcinogens in the meats and even contains compounds that prevent skin cancers. It’s also a great antioxidant.

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Filed Under: Entrees

Cardiovascular Nutrition for Kids

by Dr. Stephen Sinatra
Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Here’s a great recipe for those of you with kids in your life, but not necessarily in your home. Kids can make these with you, then take them home and to school.

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Filed Under: Breakfasts

Cooking for Cancer

by Dr. Stephen Sinatra
Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Rebecca Katz, author of The Cancer-Fighting Kitchen, believes that “a grounding activity such as cooking and eating well can provide more than nourishment; it can offer a huge psychological boost.”

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Filed Under: Food and Nutrition

Cancer-Fighting Kitchen Book Review

by Dr. Stephen Sinatra
Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

It’s not usual that I feel compelled to write a book review, let alone one about nutrition. But I have come across one that is such a real winner for helping folks deal with the day-to-day aspects of cancer treatment, that it makes a great resource.

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Healthy Heart Nutrition Starts with Flax

by Dr. Stephen Sinatra
Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Pure flax oil is the world's most abundant source of omega-3 fatty acids, containing an amazing 55 percent by weight. As such, flax oil offers incredible health benefits that should not be discounted.

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Filed Under: Beverages

A Delicious Way to Lower Your Blood Lipids On the Grill

by Dr. Stephen Sinatra
Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Eggplant, a nightshade vegetable, is high in fiber, manganese, vitamin B1, copper, and potassium. It also contains nasunin, an anthocyanin antioxidant that protects your cell membranes from damage—and fortifies your immune system. Eggplant helps promote healthy blood fat levels.

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Filed Under: Cholesterol