About Dr. Gourmet

My name is Timothy Harlan and I am both a physician and a chef. This blog is a general collection of information and random ideas on eating great food and eating healthy.

You can find out more at the Dr. Gourmet web site. Eat well, eat healthy, enjoy life!

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Age, Appetite, and Scams: Ask Dr. Gourmet

Dear Dr. Gourmet,

Q: I am curious what you think about the 500 calorie diet with Vitamin B and lipotropics.

A: This is quackery at its finest. No one should be on a 500 calorie diet and there’s no such thing as a “lipotropic.” 500 [...]

Recipes for One or Two : Dr. Gourmet Newsletter

Today’s column is #9 in our “How to Eat Healthy” series. Each week we’ll post the next in the series, and if you follow the suggestions and make small changes each week, by the end of 2015 you’ll know how easy it is to eat [...]

Cooking Substitutes: Ask Dr. Gourmet

Dear Dr. Gourmet,

Q: My daughter is allergic to all forms of sesame and peanuts. What can I use in stir fries to substitute for sesame oil yet maintain a nice Asian flavour?

Whitefish with Roasted Root Vegetable Salad : Dr. Gourmet Newsletter

Today’s column is #8 in our “How to Eat Healthy” series. Each week we’ll post the next in the series, and if you follow the suggestions and make small changes each week, by the end of 2015 you’ll know how easy it is to eat [...]

Make Your Own Potstickers : Dr. Gourmet Newsletter

Today’s column is #7 in our “How to Eat Healthy” series. Each week we’ll post the next in the series, and if you follow the suggestions and make small changes each week, by the end of 2015 you’ll know how easy it is to eat [...]

Tuscan Meatballs with Cabbage : Dr. Gourmet Newsletter

Today’s column is #6 in our “How to Eat Healthy” series. Each week we’ll post the next in the series, and if you follow the suggestions and make small changes each week, by the end of 2015 you’ll know how easy it is to eat [...]

Salmon and Caramelized Onion Quiche : Dr. Gourmet Newsletter

Today’s column is #5 in our “How to Eat Healthy” series. Each week we’ll post the next in the series, and if you follow the suggestions and make small changes each week, by the end of 2015 you’ll know how easy it is to eat [...]

Thai Coconut Soup : Dr. Gourmet Newsletter

Today’s column is the fourth in our “How to Eat Healthy” series. Each week we’ll post the next in the series, and if you follow the suggestions and make small changes each week, by the end of 2015 you’ll know how easy it is to [...]

Black Beans & Rice : Dr. Gourmet Newsletter

Today’s column is the third in our “How to Eat Healthy” series. Each week we’ll post the next in the series, and if you follow the suggestions and make small changes each week, by the end of 2015 you’ll know how easy it is to [...]

Lebanese Chicken Stew : Dr. Gourmet Newsletter

Today’s column is the second in our “How to Eat Healthy” series. Each week we’ll post the next in the series, and if you follow the suggestions and make small changes each week, by the end of 2015 you’ll know how easy it is to [...]