Recipes from Dr. Masley's Kitchen

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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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Borscht

The classic Slavic winter soup—delicious, hearty, and colorful. Nearly all borscht served in Russia has beef and makes a meal, but typically in western countries, we make a vegetarian version and serve before the main dish. I’m sharing the...

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Frittata

Eggs are back on the menu and they aren’t just for breakfast. Cage-free, organically-fed eggs contain smart fats that are good for your brain, and they do not worsen your cholesterol profile—turns out that outdated claim was a myth. A tasty frittata works for any...

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Cioppino (Italian Seafood Stew)

This is a favorite meal in our home for company, and it will nourish your heart and brain as it is loaded with healthy nutrients. Ensure you buy very fresh fish and shellfish. Vary vegetables and seafood according to availability. Preparation Time: 20 minutes...

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Salmon Spread

One of the easiest ways to eat more salmon is to serve salmon spread.  This is quick and easy to prepare, and super nourishing for our brain and heart. This is far better than tuna spread is this healthier version which is delicious as a side dish, or served with a...

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