January 2014
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January 2014 posts

Low Fat Smokey 3 Cheese Fondue

Ingredients:
  • 2 Tbsp unbleached flour
  • 1 tbsp of Olive Oil
  • ¼ tsp Smoked Black Pepper
  • 2 cups of Fat Free Milk
  • 1 oz Fontina
  • 1 oz Smoked Gouda
  • 1 oz Gruyere
  • ½ tsp Smoked Paprika
  • 4 Apples
Directions:
  1. Combine the  ...

Roasted Garbanzo Beans

Ingredients:
  • 15.5 oz. canned garbanzo beans, drained
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ancho chili powder

Directions:
  1. Begin by preheating your oven to 400° F.
  2. Place the garbanzo beans and all other ingredients in a bowl and combine well, coating every bean.
  3. Spread them evenly ...

Roasted Vegetable Enchiladas

Sauce

Ingredients:
  • 3 poblano pepper
  • 3TBSP olive oil
  • 1 lbs chopped yellow onion
  • 1TBSP, minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 ½  teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 ½  teaspoon chili powder
  • 1  teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4  teaspoon ground chipotle pepper
  • 2 cans (14 ounces) diced tomatoes, drained
  • 3 cup vegetable broth
Directions:
  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. Roast poblano pepper directly ...

Vegetarian Quinoa Chili

Ingredients
  • 1 (15 ounce) can kidney beans, rinsed, drained
  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans , rinsed , drained
  • 2 cups vegetable broth or water
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium red onion, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne
  • ¾ cup quinoa, rinsed thoroughly in warm water, drained
  • 1 cup frozen or fresh corn
  • 2 (15 ounce) cans diced tomatoes in juice
Directions
  1. In a large pot, heat ...
 

Fresh Tomato Basil Soup

Ingredients
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, chopped
  • 1 1/2 pounds Roma tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • 32 ounces vegetable broth
  • 12 ounces crushed tomatoes (preferably Italian)
  • 3 to 5 fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red chilies
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon each ground black pepper and sea salt
  • Shaved Romano or Parmesan cheese for garnish
Can be served as a warm dip with crostini or grilled vegetables!

Directions
 
  1. Saute onion ...

Panzanella Bruschetta



Ingredients:
  • 1/2 16-ounce loaf baguette-style French bread
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cup shredded baby greens
  • 8 small red and/or yellow cherry or pear tomatoes, quartered; or 1/2 cup chopped, seeded tomato
  • 1/4 cup finely shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped, seeded cucumber
  • 2 tablespoon finely chopped red onion
  • 2 tablespoon thinly sliced fresh basil
  • 2 teaspoon capers, rinsed and drained
  • 1 small clove garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoon red wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
Directions

  1. For toasts, cut ...

Update from essential tremor (ET) forum

On Saturday, January 25, essential tremor (ET) patients in the community gathered for a symposium on the diagnosis, medical management and interventions for the treatment of tremor.  Swedish planned the event in collaboration with the International Essential Tremor Foundation.  Over 120 people in our community gathered to learn and share their stories. Dr. Gwinn discussed the MR Focused Ultrasound study, Gamma Knife, and Deep Brain Stimulation as treatment options for essential tremor.  Patients also shared their experiences with DBS.  It was a great event!

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