Posts from January 2013

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Heart Healthy Line Up!

We’re in the kitchen this week gearing up for a heart healthy Super Bowl weekend. 

Look for this week’s recipes featuring a heart healthy version of Baltimore Berger Cookies versus San Francisco Caramel Ghirardelli Sourdough Bread Pudding. 

Last year, everyone loved the New York Cheesecake vs the Boston Creme Pie…New York won!

Who will win this year? You decide! 

Cook well, live long. 

- Dr. Collins

Pressed for Time? Go COBB!



The other day we had a few ingredients left over in the refrigerator. Recalling a phrase that one of my daughters uses, she does not call these “left overs”, but a new term which we use now at home as, ”must goes.” Clearly that’s a much more positive way to think of ingredients that are about to turn - they must go!  


WSJ Kale Salad with a Caper Dressing



This salad caught my attention while reading a recent Saturday Edition of the Wall Street Journal, which features an interesting recipe each week from global chefs. The focus of this recipe is kale, which is packed with vitamins.

The Solution to Resolutions


A Healthy and Realistic Approach to Ensure Your Intentions are Year Round, by Dr. Richard E. Collins 

Now that the ‘New Year’ is officially here, let’s take a moment for reflection on some of those resolutions you made for 2013. I have been paying close to attention this week to my patients, my family and friends hearing how this is the year they plan to finally lose the weight, exercise more, save money or start eating with wellness