Preoccupied with Protein?

We chatter about fat and carbohydrate, but Americans are preoccupied with protein. It’s no surprise – protein is associated with positive outcomes like health, strength and performance (2). The word “protein” comes from the Greek “proteios” which means “first place.” (1). Plant protein is a hot sub-category of the protein craze, driven by interest in […]

Your Heart Says, “Seafood Please!”

Greek-Style Tuna and White Bean Salad February is American Heart Month.  Did you know the American Heart Association (AHA) recommends that healthy people eat one to two meals each week of fish or shellfish, especially the oily kind rich in omega-3 fats, eicosapentanoic acid (EPA) and dososahexanoic acid (DHA)? The benefits are big. Regular seafood […]

Sustainable Seafood – Give Some Love to Overlooked Fish

 Lime-Glazed Fish with Three-Pepper Tomato Sauce With halibut prices hovering near $30 per pound, it’s time to revisit a topic I wrote about 6 years ago–shining a light on overlooked fish that are tasty and nutrient-rich. Today we also consider sustainability when making seafood choices, including how fish are caught, the impact on the environment […]

Move Over Halibut

Lime-Glazed Cod with Triple-Pepper Tomato Sauce I used to turn up my nose at cod and other more humble types of whitefish (1) in favor of halibut, but wild fish have their seasons, and winter is time for cod.  It’s a downright bargain, too, in terms of both the price (2) and nutrition:  A 3-ounce […]