Recipes from Dr. Masley's Kitchen

Welcome to Dr. Masley's kitchen!

This is a new section we have added to our site.  We will be filling it with new recipes every week, so please check back frequently for more.  Feel free to browse or use the search bar below to search our favorite recipes. 

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Shrimp Kebobs

Grilling fish or meat with vegetables on a skewer is easy, and it’s healthier if you marinate it for 10-15 minutes in an acidic solution in advance. The colors are wonderful served with a mixed green salad. Prep Time: 15 minutes Marinating...

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Asparagus and Carrot Spears with Lemon Vinaigrette

Look for thick asparagus stalks and baby carrots in the grocery store. The fatter asparagus stalks are much tastier and have better texture than the thin sticks that appear in the winter and fall. Prep Time: 15 Minutes       Serves: Two Ingredients: 12...

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4th of July Recipes

  Blueberry & Strawberry Crumble Here is a beautiful, delicious, and nutrient-packed dessert. Prep Time: 10 Minutes Baking Time: 20 Minutes Serves: 8 Ingredients: ¼ cup port wine (or substitute with water) ¼ cup maple syrup 2 cups of apples, cored and cut into ½-inch...

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Ceviche

Ceviche is a process that cooks fish using lime or lemon juice with acidity, instead of using heat from a stove or grill. This is a cooking tradition throughout Latin American. The type of fish is far less important than the freshness, I’ll even use salmon to make...

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Roasted Beets with Spicy Goat Cheese

This side dish is packed with wonderful flavors: sweet (beets), spicy (the pepper), and tart (goat cheese) all at once. If you don’t appreciate spicy, then you can substitute a regular green pepper for the Poblano pepper suggested below.   Caution handling spicy...

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Avocado, Cucumber, and Garbanzo Salad

Garbanzo beans, or chickpeas, are packed with taste and nutrition, and we make good use of them in the Smart Fat Solution. You can use ones that are canned if you don’t cook your own—just rinse them well. This salad is easy to put together; enjoy it as...

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Chocolate Mousse

Here is one of my wife’s best desserts. Nicole’s father was French, and he loved dessert. She has spent years working on a healthy version of this fantastic recipe. This recipe adapted from my latest book, The Better Brain Solution—(available where books are sold)....

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Brussels Sprouts with Lemon-Yogurt Sauce

This side dish combines wonderful classic flavors: savory roasted Brussels sprouts with the tartness of lemon juice and creaminess of yogurt—it is lovely. It is also packed with brain supporting nutrients and fats. Prep Time: 10-15 minutes Roasting Time: 25 minutes...

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Avocado with Eggs en Cocotte

Baked eggs with avocado creates awesome flavors and a creamy texture. This is super easy to make. In French, “oeufs en cocotte” refers to cooking eggs in single ramekin containers, and classically with cream or butter added to the ramekin as well. I think this is even...

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Berry Crumble

When we invite company to our home, the most typical dessert I will serve is a berry crumble. You can combine any combo of fruit (blueberries, peaches, apples, or pears) with any type of nut (pecans, almonds, walnuts, hazel nuts, pistachios, or macadamias) and not...

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Mushroom-Nut Pâté

This is one of my favorite vegetarian dishes—rich, flavorful, and loaded with brain-boosting nutrients. Serve with steamed broccoli or Brussel sprouts on the side. You also have the option to serve with vegetarian mushroom gravy. For a...

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Guacamole with Black Bean Chips

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 for...

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Shrimp, Scallop, & Red Bean Gumbo

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 sassafras leaves. It...

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Black Bean and Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

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 in excess....

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Chicken Curry

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              ...

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Roasted Chicken with Mediterranean Herbs

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, marjoram,...

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