Veggitos

  At the Doctor Yum Project kitchen we are always looking for fun ways for families to enjoy healthy food.  In my pediatrics practice I see an epidemic of vegetable “haters” and many of their parents who are too frustrated to know what to do. Little...

Zesty Plum Salsa

  In front of my new practice and Doctor Yum teaching kitchen is a great big flowering tree. Half of it looked dead this winter, but before removing it we decided to see what it looks like in the spring. Much to my suprise it is a plum tree, and right now...

Ratatouille

This is a SUPER simple recipe that looks really fancy and is really fun to make. If you have helpers, the prep goes fast and feel more like arts and crafts than cooking. If your kids have seen the Disney movie, “Ratatouille” then they will love making this...

Tangy Broccoli Salad

This is a delcious salad that may be a great way to make someone into a  broccoli-lover. The sweet and tangy dressing is a great way to win kids over. My friend, nurse Denise (a.k.a. “Dee”) shared this recipe with me. It’s a crowd pleaser, and as you...

Quick “No Can” Tomato Soup

Over the past 1-2 years I have been reducing our family’s consumption of canned foods. The reason for this is that many canned foods can have detectable amounts of BPA (Bisphenol-A), a common chemical used in many plastics and also linings of cans used for food....