Roasted chicken thighs (and/or tempeh) with Marinara sauce

Roasted chicken thighs (and/or tempeh) with Marinara sauce

Print This Recipe This is easy to make and has delicious flavors. For a vegan option, substitute tempeh for chicken. Although a bit more complicated, you can also make this with both tempeh and chicken to add variety. Tempeh is made from organic soy products, so be...
Guacamole with Black Bean Chips

Guacamole with Black Bean Chips

Print This Recipe Guacamole is one of my favorite snacks—it’s creamy, flavorful, and as long as your chips are black beans as the first ingredient, you can enjoy chips with it as well. The only drawback is that it doesn’t store well—you need to consume it right away...
Shrimp, Scallop, & Red Bean Gumbo

Shrimp, Scallop, & Red Bean Gumbo

Print This Recipe For a classic gumbo, you’d need the holy trinity of Cajun flavors (onion, celery, and bell pepper), 3 proteins (most common combo is shrimp, chicken, and sausage), and three thickeners (French roux is prepared with flour and bacon fat, okra, and...

Black Bean and Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

Print This Recipe These stuffed peppers are loaded with heart and brain-friendly nutrients and fiber. Despite that quinoa is technically a seed instead of a grain, like grains it still has a moderate glycemic load, potentially raising your blood sugar levels if eaten...

Chicken Curry

Print This Recipe Great flavors for your palate and the curry spices, vegetables, and yogurt are terrific for your brain. This recipe is a sample from my new book, The Better Brain Solution, Knopf Publishing. Prep Time: 30-40 minutes Serves: Two Ingredients: 1 pound...
Roasted Chicken with Mediterranean Herbs

Roasted Chicken with Mediterranean Herbs

Print This Recipe This is a very easy dish to prepare. You can change up the flavor profile of your roast chicken by varying the herb rub you use. Italian seasonings are terrific, but for a French twist substitute herbes de Provence (featuring savory, thyme, rosemary,...