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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Paella Salad; Antioxidants : Dr. Gourmet Newsletter

Dr. Tim Says….

Antioxidants. You hear the term all the time but what does it mean? The word sounds so important, so sciency and there is, of course, science involved.

When the cells in your body use [...]

Green Bean and Mushroom Salad : New Recipes @ DrGourmet.com

Green Bean and Mushroom Salad

Simple is best and this salad is just that – but complex at the same time. The sweet green beans are balanced by the umami flavor of the mushrooms [...]

Tomato and Mozzarella Pasta Salad : Dr. Gourmet Newsletter

Dr. Tim Says….

Dairy products are one of the nine elements of the traditional Mediterranean Diet. Even so, dairy products eaten by those in Mediterranean cultures are usually consumed in the form of processed products like yogurt or cheeses. Milk is not often drunk as a [...]

Tuna Caprese Salad : New Recipes @ DrGourmet.com

Tuna Caprese Salad

I love tuna. I love Caprese Salad. The two of them together are just perfect. There’s not much more to be said than that.

Crab Avocado Shrimp Salad : Dr. Gourmet Newsletter

Dr. Tim Says….

Eating by yourself and eating healthy can be a challenge. There are a few considerations and first and foremost is that there’s no one to share the shopping, cooking and cleaning up. With couples and families often one person will cook and the [...]

Ham and Pimento Tortilla : New Recipes @ DrGourmet.com

Ham and Pimento Tortilla

This is a very typical Spanish tortilla. While Americans might think of this for breakfast, and it makes a great one, tortillas are more often eaten for lunch or later [...]

Shrimp Tortilla : Dr. Gourmet Newsletter

Dr. Tim Says….

This article was first posted on June 27, 2011.

You can file this “Dr. Tim Says” column under the heading “Shameless Plug.”

I was having [...]

Tuna and Potato Salad : New Recipes @ DrGourmet.com

Tuna and Potato Salad

I love potato salad recipes and this one was inspired by my wife after a few weeks in Spain. She said, “In Spain it doesn’t seem to be a salad [...]

Roasted Whitefish with Quick Ratatouille : Dr. Gourmet Newsletter

Dr. Tim Says….

I had a patient ask about fish the other day. This was after I mentioned that with his risk factors for heart disease he would do well to eat at least two servings of fish per week. He responded that he was worried [...]

Spanish Scrambled Eggs with Mushrooms : New Recipes @ DrGourmet.com

Spanish Scrambled Eggs
with Mushrooms

There are lots of scrambled egg variations, but the ones that I love best are the Spanish versions. Generally speaking, the eggs are on the runny side, soft and silky, [...]