Wagyu Coulotte and Grilled Asparagus

The coulotte is a phenomenal cut of meat that many people have never heard of or seen at their local grocery store. The culotte is the cap of the top sirloin. This is honestly one of the most versatile steaks there is to cook. The coulotte is great grilled, pan-fried or braised.

Some chefs...

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Cholesterol

All too often patients bring in blood work from their medical doctors with their cholesterol numbers underlined circled and highlighted, with instructions to lower that cholesterol number. It happens so often that it is becoming one of my most frustrating moments in practice. It has become a...

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Spinalis and Grilled Brussels Sprouts

Local Yocal is a fantastic butcher shop in McKinney Texas.  They have a great philosophy.  If you live in the Dallas area, you have to make a trip up to McKinney for a Steak 101 class. 

One of the cool things about any specialty butcher shop they can and serve some of the unique...

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Can Drugs Create Nutrient Deficiencies?

I often get asked if prescribed drugs can cause nutritional deficiencies, and the simple answer is yes.  It is widely known that drugs force physiology to do something that it is either incapable of doing or can't do for some other reason. 

This bullying of physiology is going to tax...

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Ground Beef and Bone Marrow Broth Saute

This was one of those meals at the end of the shopping week that I just hunted and gathered what we had in the refrigeration and freezer to come up with this one. 

I had some organic grass-fed ground beef in the fridge.  A patient made me some bone marrow broth, which was...

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Do Vaccines Create Immunity?

This is one of those very hard, very personal topics that always brings out the passion in people, no matter what side you stand on.   The choice to vaccinate your child could be one of the most agonizing decisions you have to make in the first few years of your child’s life. 

If...

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Scotch Eggs

 British food is often knocked as being bland.  I actually really like it especially when we are talking about things like bangers, black pudding, rashers and these Scotch Eggs.  They make a great breakfast or snack that can be made days in advance.  You can really do your...

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When to Start Feeding Baby Solids?

There are so many things that stress and worry new parents. The feeding of their baby is one of the most common concerns that I get asked.  Specifically, what and when to start feeding baby solids?  Not to add more pressure to the new parent but this really is one of the more important...

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Garlic Ginger Bok Choy with Tri Tip Steak

I was on a mission last Saturday to buy a vegetable that I had either never used or that cooking it had intimidated me in the past.  I had never used bok choy before just because I didn’t know what to do with it.  So I thought bok choy or Chinese cabbage would expand my culinary...

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Should I Try A Vegetarian Diet?

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been asked, “I am thinking about doing a vegetarian diet.  What do you think?”  I usually just shake my head and ask them why they are going to cut out the best source of essential fats, high-density nutrients, and complete...

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