Posts Tagged "food stamps"


For Day Four, it’s back to a continental classic! An under appreciated treat of French cuisine is a well prepared classic tri-fold omelet with a little melted brie in the center. Add fresh pasta with a drizzle of Alfredo sauce and….     Basic Pasta 2 cups flour (about 9 ounces) 2 eggs 2 Tbs olive oil 2 Tbs water ½ tsp. salt Staples: olive oil, salt Combine all the ingredients of a stand mixer, or make a well with the...

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The day starts with a bowl of just prepared roasted garlic hummus and some piping hot pitas out of the oven. Dinner gets even better with  what was perhaps the bargin find of the week. Grouper is one of my most favorite fishes, however at $17.99 a pound for the fillets it wasn’t going to be on the menu this week. Until we got a bit cheeky, literally. Grouper cheeks contain all the wonderful flavor and texture of grouper fillets,...

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Day two takes us back to the game of chicken. This time however, we are going to change the rules, or at least the tastes and textures. Instead of the the more continental cuisine prepared yesterday, today we go East. With some some minimal effort we transform the bird into a porcine infused picture of pork-fection. The only take away here is a tummy full of delicious goodness!   Egg Flower Soup 1 egg 1 qt. light chicken stock 1...

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Dr. Mike’s Food Stamp Challenge

Dr. Mike’s Food Stamp Challenge


Posted By on Dec 16, 2012

This is the time of the year connected with joy, celebration and feasting. Yet for many of the less fortunate, it can be a time of sadness, hardship and despair. Enjoying delicious, handcrafted meals is often associated with increased costs; costs many would deem an unaffordable luxury. Indeed, socioeconomic level is inversely correlated with a healthy diet and subsequently good health. Those with the least suffer the worst diets and...

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