With Valentine’s Day upon us, it is a wonderful time to consider all of the ways we can share our love. Beyond cards and flowers, there are also aphrodisiacs. What exactly is an aphrodisiac? Simply put, it is a food or substance that increases sexual desire or excitement. Do you ever feel frisky after drinking […]
All Recipes or Posts by Bill Bradley, R.D.
If you are looking for the perfect dip for your pita or cut vegetables, try this lively red pepper hummus. Sautéing the peppers is the key to this fabulous Mediterranean...
Yesterday, most of the Northeast had a snow day. My wife, Christine and I stayed inside all day, worked on some projects and did a lot of relaxing. It reminded...
The combination of olive tapenade with a white bean salad not only makes for a complete, hearty nutritious meal, but also fills bellies without a lot of calories. Tapenade is...
I get tired of the same old breakfasts all the time so I love to invent new ones! With this recipe, we get it all: a gluten free, vegetarian, veggie...
Water has long been considered one of the elixirs of weight loss and new studies are showing us why (and how) it can help decrease our waistlines. Most of the studies on water and weight loss have come to a simple conclusion: Drinking 16 ounces of water 30 minutes before a meal can help you lose […]
I weighed in today, 11 weeks after my 8 week Mediterranean Diet Weight Loss Program began and 3 weeks after it ended. How much weight did I lose over that time? 1 pound. I have to tell you something about losing 1 pound that may surprise you. I am thrilled and totally excited!!! And this […]
Oh sweet basil, it’s pesto time again! Some say pesto has been around since the 1860’s, others say some version of it has been filling up Italians since the 16th century, but one thing is for sure, it’s been around long before the invention of food processors or blenders. This “old fashioned” recipe uses only […]
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