Chocolate Walnut Cookies – Gluten Free!

This holiday season I’ve been baking up a storm!  I’ve had a lot of success using almond flour as a gluten-free flour substitute. I brought these cookies to work and they were happily gobbled up.  I worked off of this recipe on elanaspantry.com....

Potato Leek Soup

A friend called me this weekend, about to enter the supermarket and wanted to know what ingredients to buy to make a soup. Here are the 3 combinations I suggested: 1. pre-cut butternut squash + onion 2. carrot + ginger 3. potatoes + leeks Just keep onions and garlic...

Granola with Popped Amaranth

Last winter I got curious about amaranth, which is a tiny gluten-free seed that’s high in protein. I bought a bag with the notion that I would use it to make amaranth porridge inspired by this recipe in the NY Times. I discovered that amaranth porridge takes...

4-7-8 Relaxing Breath

Do you know that feeling when your breath is caught in your chest, and you just can’t take a deep breath? Your breathing is constricted, shallow and it feels awful? It happens to me maybe once a week, and it’s a good wake-up call that I’m more...

How to Stop Snacking at Night

Hi everyone, this is a blog post I wrote over at www.drfranklipman.com. Enjoy! I notice that a lot of our patients struggle with snacking at night.  This is something I’ve struggled with too, so I’ve put together some of my favorite tips so you can get into a better...