Quick & Easy Cheesy Polenta

Quick & Easy Cheesy Polenta

This recipe is for anyone who wants a dish that’s (a) quick to make, (b) easy to digest, and (c) deeply comforting. I recommend it to clients eating a doctor-recommended low-residue diet, folks who have trouble chewing and swallowing (for instance, following...
Orange & Ginger Glazed Salmon

Orange & Ginger Glazed Salmon

This is the latest installment in my ongoing series of recipe posts designed to help people overcome their aversion to oily fish. Why am I trying so hard to entice you to eat oily fish? Because it’s the single best way to get omega-3 fatty acids, particularly...
Old-Fashioned Vanilla Pudding

Old-Fashioned Vanilla Pudding

When it comes to desserts, I like to keep it simple: give me a stovetop pudding of eggs, milk, vanilla, and a little sugar, served with fresh or stewed fruits, and I’m a happy camper. The beauty of milk-based puddings like this one (and its chocolate-flavored...
Roasted Plum Compote

Roasted Plum Compote

This warmly spiced, intensely flavored compote is one of my favorite ways to zhuzh up pancakes, waffles, toast, smoothies, or a simple bowl of Greek yogurt. Not only does it add a touch of sweetness, tartness, juiciness, and subtle floral notes to these dishes, but...
Mediterranean Rice Bowls

Mediterranean Rice Bowls

Until recently I would have hesitated to post a recipe with the word “rice” in the title, given the widespread anti-carb fervor that has raged in the nutrition world. Fortunately, the last year or two have seen the emergence of a more balanced view of...
Blueberry & Greek Yogurt Pancake Stacks

Blueberry & Greek Yogurt Pancake Stacks

A funny thing happened when I moved to the U.S. 12 years ago. The day after my kids and I landed in Boulder, CO, we went to a local diner renowned for its breakfasts and ordered pancakes. Arriving from France where we had lived for 11 years, we were used to large,...