Asian Glazed Salmon

My last post talked about the health benefits of eating omega-3 rich fish, like salmon.  This is our favorite salmon recipe.  I like that the sauce is flavorful but doesn’t overpower the fish.  It can be spicy if you want, but it doesn’t have to be.  I usually bake it, but today we grilled it …

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Fish Friday

In a recent post, I recommended fish as a heart-healthy substitute for beef and pork.  Fish is a great source of protein that is low in saturated fat but it is also high in omega-3 fatty acids.  Eating a diet higher in omega-3 fatty acids can reduce inflammation, including the inflammation that is associated with …

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Apple Pancakes

Happy Pancake Day!  I had never heard of Fat Tuesday being called Pancake Day until I went to England on my study abroad.  Not being Catholic, I had never celebrated Fat Tuesday before, but Pancake Day was a holiday I could definitely get behind.  I’ve tried to observe it ever since then.  However, I like …

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Does nutrition really matter?

I listened to a fascinating webinar yesterday about nutrition for patients having major surgery.  The information was pretty technical and specific, but I had to share one particularly interesting tidbit.  While it may not directly apply to most of us, it illustrates the importance of nutrition and how seemingly small dietary changes can have a …

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