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Recipes for everyday meals.
  • Cook once, eat all week (May 2018)
    Recipes include: turmeric rice bowl with root vegetables and chickpeas, roasted root veggies & greens over spiced lentils, roasted vegetable & black bean tacos.
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  • Heart-healthy vegetable migas, taught by Dr. Bruce Warden (April 2018)
    On the menu: vegetable migas, a breakfast dish loaded with veggies, eggs, tortilla strips, cheese and salsa.
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  • Heart-healthy Spanish Meal, taught by Dr. Albert Camacho, M.D. (March 2018)
    Recipes include: gambas al ajillo (garlic shrimp), roasted Brussels sprouts
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  • Plant-Based Meal, taught by OHSU executive chef Fernando Divina (February 2018)
    Recipes include: flash-cooked vegetables and chard with crispy mushrooms and cashews; buckwheat noodle pillows; no soy sauce
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  • Heart-healthy Indian Meal, taught by Dr. Sanjiv Kaul, CEO of the Knight Cardiovascular Institute (January 2018)
    Recipes include: chicken korma, smoked eggplant, zucchini raita
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  • Heart-healthy Taco Night, taught by Tracy Severson, R.D. dietitian for the Center for Preventive Cardiology (December 2017)
    Recipes include: roasted vegetables and black bean tacos, Mexican coleslaw
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  • Plant-based Menu, taught by OHSU executive chef Fernando Divina (November 2017)
    Recipes include: mushroom and bean cakes, cauliflower puree with garlic, wilted spinach, Spanish-style mushroom conserve
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  • Indian-Inspired Menu, taught by OHSU executive chef Fernando Divina (October 2017)
    Recipes include: chicken with turmeric and coriander, cucumber and tomato raita, pineapple and ricotta brûlée with pistachios
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  • Quick & Easy Heart-Healthy Menu, taught by Dr. Enjae Jung, M.D. (September 2017)
    Recipes include: carrot, ginger, and coconut soup;chicken wraps with peanut sauce
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  • Heart-Healthy Plant-Based Menu, taught by Dr. Tina Kaufman, Ph.D., PA-C (August 2017)
    Recipes include: one-pan Mexican quinoa, oatmeal banana cookies
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  • A Summer Celebration Menu, taught by OHSU executive chef Fernando Divina (July 2017)
    Recipes include: chilled summer corn &buttermilk soup with shrimp, Oregon albacore tuna salad, raspberry lemon spritzer
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  • Heart-Healthy Mexican Menu, taught by Dr. Joaquin Cigarroa, M.D. (June 2017)
    Recipes include: white chili with chicken and quinoa, Mexican chopped salad with cilantro-lime vinaigrette
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  • Late Winter Menu, taught by OHSU executive chef Fernando Divina (March 2017)
    Recipes include: butter lettuce and avocado salad with mustard vinaigrette, olive oil and fennel crackers, savory onion soup
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  • Japanese-inspired meal, taught by Dr. Bart Duell (April 2017)
    Recipes include: Okonomiyaki, edamame, and tofu and eggplant Dengaku with miso topping
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  • Northern African tagine, taught by Dr. Jonathan Lindner (February 2017)
      Recipes include: chicken tagine over whole-wheat couscous
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  • Plant-based winter meal (January 2017)
    Recipes include: Apple-arugula salad with lemon dressing; vegetable stew with beans and pasta; baked apples
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  • Holiday appetizers and sides (December 2016)
    Recipes include: Salmon cakes with cucumber-dill yogurt sauce; kale and Brussels sprouts salad; pumpkin-cranberry granola bars
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  • Heart-healthy Italian (November 2016)
    Recipes include: Spinach and artichoke salad, chicken cacciatore with polenta
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  • An autumn celebration menu (October 2016) 
    Recipes include: Moroccan Chicken, Middle Eastern-Style Chickpeas and Barley, Lemon-Satéed Mustard Greens and Chard, Honey-Glazed Carrots with Cumin and Coriander Seeds
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  • Menu for a late summer celebration (September 2016)
    Recipes include: Mediterranean lemon-herb chicken kebabs; tzatziki; avocado-eggplant relish; Provencal brown rice and green lentil pilaf
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  • Summer fiesta menu (August 2016)
    Recipes include: Grilled salmon tacos with avocado and corn pico de gallo; watermelon and summer berry salad with watercress; black turtle beans with lime yogurt crema & fire-roasted red pepper-tomato salsa
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  • Mediterranean summer menu (July 2016)
    Recipes include: Pita sandwiches with garden falafel patties; baba ganoush; tom thumb tomato compote; tzatziki; bruschetta with fresh strawberries
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  • Heart-healthy menu, taught by Dr. Kevin Wei (June 2016)
    Recipes include: Chicken kebabs; microwave-steamed salmon, Cantonese-style; roasted vegetables with balsamic vinegar
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  • Turkey Sausages with Farro-Cherry Salad (May 2016)
    Recipes include: Grilled turkey & mushroom sausages; early summer salad with farro, cherries, & walnuts; and individual berry trifles
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  • Heart-healthy Spring menu (April 2016)
    Recipes include: Slow cooker garlic chicken; brown rice pilaf with asparagus and mushrooms; strawberry rhubarb crisp
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  • Heart-healthy Indian meal, taught by Dr. Sanjiv Kaul (March 2016) 
    Recipes include: Chicken & broccoli, Kashmiri-style; daal (mixed beans & lentils), Punjabi-style; and red cabbage, Bengali-style
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  • Salmon pouches (February 2016)
    Recipes include: orange brûlée, arugula, and escarole salad; salmon with herbs and winter vegetables in pouches
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  • Heart-healthy Spanish Meal, taught by Dr. Albert Camacho, M.D. (March 2018)
    Recipes include: gambas al ajillo (garlic shrimp), roasted Brussels sprouts
    Download (link to PDF called March 2018)
  • Plant-Based Meal, taught by OHSU executive chef Fernando Divina (February 2018)
    Recipes include: flash-cooked vegetables and chard with crispy mushrooms and cashews; buckwheat noodle pillows; no soy sauce
    Download (link to PDF called February 2017)    

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