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Asparagus: The Bastion of Spring

In the spring the focus is on fresh, lighter faire representing the new growth of the season. Outside everything is fresh and green and your plate should be the same. Spinach, tender kale leaves, Swiss chard, lettuce, parsley, and of course the bastion of spring, asparagus. The fresh foods of spring need only light steaming,… Read More


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One Thing in 2019

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This was just published in Thrive Global. Here is the article and the link. I hope it helps you be your best self in 2019! Happy New Year! One Thing in 2019 Just don’t ask me to give up my bourbon He was referred to me from his doctor with pre-diabetes and the first thing… Read More

Recipes for a Holiday Meal

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Happy holidays everyone! I prepared this meal for eight as part of the fundraiser for The Laguna Foundation. It was a big hit and I’m sure your family and guests will enjoy this meal this holiday season. I served them in order, below, with lots of time in between courses for conversation. Plan for a… Read More

Your Healthy Winter Skin

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Your Healthy Winter Skin Wintertime is notorious for leaving people with dry, chapped skin, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Here are some easy tips for healthier skin. In the nutrition world the mantra is: if all else fails, support your liver. Your liver, like your skin, is a detoxifying organ and the… Read More

Jaws: The Hidden Epidemic

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Another interesting program that I am chairing at The Commonwealth Club on Tuesday in San Francisco, based on the book Jaws by Sandra Kahn and the famed Paul Ehrlich. There is a serious hidden epidemic just now being discovered by the public health community. It’s most obvious symptom is the growing frequency of children with… Read More

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