Opening a Canola of Worms

The other day I came across a situation which caused me great consternation. There was a discussion going on about the benefits and risks of using different oils for cooking and consumption. When the topic turned towards canola oil, an oil touted for its health benefits and endorsed by the American Heart Association (AHA), this…

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Bison Tenderloin with Pear, Blue Cheese and Morel Sauce; Honey Ginger Garlic Bok Choy and Crispy Harissa Fingerling Potatoes

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Ingredients 2 bison tenderloins (www.bitterrootbison.com) 2 small d'anjou pears, peeled and diced 1Tbs. olive oil 4 ounces blue cheese ½ ounce dried morels 1 shallot, finely chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 4 ounces red wine 1 cup beef stock 2 tsp. fresh thyme leaves chopped parsley, for garnish 2 baby bok choy, split lengthwise 1…

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Sage and Garlic Rubbed Moroccan Bison Steak with Cranberry Beans, Pea Shoots and Red Vein Sorrel

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Wondering what became of the trip to the market? Read on, all the ingredients came from the market! Sage and Garlic Rubbed Moroccan Bison Steak with Cranberry Beans, Pea Shoots and Red Vein Sorrel   2 bison steaks, rib eye or New York strip cut (www.bitterrootbison.com) 2 garlic cloves, smashed fresh sage leaves 1 Tbs.…

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At Stranger Markets

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For this wandering pirate, the four winds seem to carry me on stranger tides. And the beauty of that, as Forrest Gump observed, is that you never know what you’re going to get. Recently I happened across an amazing discovery, a veritable fountain of youth: a market of health and wellness. So before you ask…

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New York, New York

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If you missed my guest appearance debut on CBS in NYC; enjoy!   If you want to read my original article that spawned this video, check out a copy here: Article Link  (http://www.ewellnessmag.com/article/travel-diet-destroyers-8-surprising-medical-facts-about-healthy-eating-on-the-go)

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Lifestyles, Deathstyles and Metallica

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“You live it or lie it; My lifestyle determines my deathstyle”-Metallica (Frantic)   I’ve always enjoyed the odd, angular wisdom of Metallica hidden like a crackerjack prize among the orchestrally arranged headbanging caramel covered nuggets of musical genius. It is the strange sort of hopeful wisdom ensconced in these lyrics. A wistful declaration that our…

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Calories and Health

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In my forthcoming book, “The Fallacy Of The Calorie: Why The Modern Western Diet Is Killing Us And How To Stop It (Koehler books, December 2014; Link to Amazon.com),” one of the issues I address is why the overriding determinant in a healthful approach to eating is the quality of the comestibles, not the quantity…

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Dr. Mike and The Experience Pros!

If you missed the great time I had yesterday on the radio with The Experience Pros in Denver, Co; listen in. I start at 1:09

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Fall Flavors

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A simple way to enjoy the seasons is to incorporate the flavors into your menu. Here a grass fed NY strip cut of beef was lightly seasoned with peat smoked salt. The grilled beef was set upon a puree of roasted beet, fennel and butternut squash seasoned with cloves, cinnamon and other traditional fall spices.…

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Examiner.com

Read the latest interview with Dr. Mike, here: Examiner.com

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