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Healthy recipes and cooking advice by CalMWM Executive Chef (Shadow Chef) Jeff Huff. For our patients.

Tuesday, 20 January 2015 11:37

Grow Your Own!

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Did You Know You Can Grow Healthy Foods Right Inside Your Home?

You don't need a home with lots of land to grow your own fruit and veggies. You can get quite the variety going on an apartment balcony with a couple of smaller plants inside (like peppers and strawberries, cherry tomatoes and fresh herbs).

If you’re like most people, you probably stand in the produce aisle of your grocery store once in awhile and wonder why on earth everything seems to be so expensive! The good news is that you can grow a variety of foods right in the comfort of your own home whether it’s raining, snowing, or the sun is glowing outside! You don’t need to turn your living room into a greenhouse in order to enjoy your own homegrown food. You may not have the space to grow all of your food, I know, but you can supplement your grocery bills with home grown herbs, peppers and such. All You Need to Grow Your Own Produce is…

Sunday, 11 January 2015 16:04

Eat Real Food

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Every year right about this time there seems to be a plethora of articles out on the latest celebrity diets. I know, I know…we just got through the holidays with all of the tempting celebratory meals and now the major football contests to see who goes to what bowl which means there is continuing temptations to slip away from our good intentions for dining right and here comes Monday night football.

Sunday, 28 December 2014 18:05

Mindlessly Snacking and Burning Calories

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We all work so hard to keep fit and on track with weight management efforts. How quickly we can undermine all that work though with mindless snacking. What do I mean by 'mindless snacking'?

Monday, 24 November 2014 13:56

Getting Ready for Thanksgiving Dinner

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61st Blog November 24, 2014
Chef Jeff Huff

Final Tips for the Big Turkey Day
It's time to get ready for the big family dinner celebration. Are you ready? What sort of things should you be thinking about before you start your dinner preparation? Today I plan to cover some of the most important considerations while you prepare your Thanksgiving dinner.

Thursday, 20 November 2014 20:48


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61st Blog November 17, 2014 Vinaigrettes
Chef Jeff Huff

How to Make Vinaigrette
DIY salad dressing is tastier, more adaptable and, yes, just as easy to make as is using store-bought. Just follow these simple step-by-step instructions to make a classic vinaigrette. For CMWM patients on the weight management program it’s even easier! Experiment with flavors and discover new favorites.

Tuesday, 11 November 2014 14:48

Getting Ready for Turkey Day

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60th Blog November 10, 2014

Chef Jeff Huff

Getting Ready for Turkey Day

It's that time of year again, time to get ready for Thanksgiving. Whether you are planning on preparing for a large group or just for yourself there are still a lot of things to think about. Like, how much turkey to prepare or how do I make lump free gravy (or fix a lumpy gravy for that matter). I'll try to cover all of the basics in today's article.

Thursday, 06 November 2014 13:03

Pumpkin Yogurt Mousse

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This is a quick and easy dessert and flavor variations are virtually unlimited.

Friday, 31 October 2014 16:33

Tips from the Chef: A Table of Contents

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Today I'd like to welcome all of the newcomers to the CMWM program and congratulate those who have stuck with the program. There is such a wealth of information produced here at California Medical Weight Management that a little help may be in order for finding favorite articles.

Tuesday, 28 October 2014 12:39

Your Passport to Flavor

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When traveling about, one of the strongest lingering memories I get are from the flavors that are so present in local fare. Whether traveling across our own country or venturing to foreign shores there is always something special we've eaten that define the place that we'll never forget.

Friday, 17 October 2014 19:07

Flavor Combinations Made in Heaven

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 There are so many seemingly unlikely combinations of flavors that we've grown up with and don't really think all that much about.

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