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Heart Doctor Makes Gut Friendly Breakfast

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Richard E. Collins, MD The Cooking Cardiologist© Quinoa Breakfast Pudding This breakfast dish reminds me of the tropics…flavors of coconut, ginger, banana and mango.  Although not found in the Caribbean, we added blueberries for color providing extra fruit flavor plus great anti-oxidant properties. Our heart doctor thinks of this breakfast as coming from Maine to…

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Heart Doctor Knows His Heart Healthy Treats for Valentine’s Day

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Rich Dark Chocolate Mousse-Heart Healthy for Valentine’s Day Let’s just say our heart doctor, Richard E. Collins, MD, The Cooking Cardiologist® and Susan Buckley, RD know how to make Valentine’s Day desserts healthy and delicious!        A mousse should not be confused with a moose; one is a big mammal, hoofed with huge antlers…

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Heart Healthy – Bronco Burger Vs. Seattle Seahawks Salmon Sliders

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From Dr. Richard Collins, M.D. “The Cooking Cardiologist” Bronco Burger Sliders Ask anyone in Denver, what’s Denver’s most famous food? It would be the Denver omelet or sandwich. I grew up in Omaha, Nebraska. We all know of the connection of the Broncos and the quarterback Peyton Manning to “Omaha”, a secret code word used…

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Denver Heart Doctors Present: Stuffed Eggplant Recipe and Nutritional Benefits

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When you were younger, your mother probably always told you to eat your vegetables, including squash. As it turns out, it wasn’t solely to torture you. Squashes in general are fantastic sources of nutrients essential for your body’s function. Eggplants are no different, as they a good source of fiber, vitamin B1, B3, B6, K,…

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Denver Cardiologist Makes Probiotic Cheesecake

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Good Belly Blueberry Cheesecake Richard E. Collins, MD-The Cooking Cardiologist© Susan Buckley, RD South Denver Cardiology Here is a no-bake cheesecake that could easily be a smoothie, except the chia seeds thicken the blended ingredients. It could be a smoothie by omitting the chia seeds and blending everything together except for the optional vanilla wafers.…

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Denver Cardiologists Explain Cooking at Altitude

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Coloradans certainly have a lot to be proud about. As the state with the highest average elevation, we take our relatively oxygen less lifestyle in stride. Every Denver cardiologist at South Denver Cardiology will tell you why they love living here, but despite those benefits; there are certain adjustments you have to make in order…

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The Cooking Cardiologist – Wonton Tacos

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Wonton Tacos Richard E. Collins, MD Susan Buckley, RD The Cooking Cardiologist© South Denver Cardiology Associates 1000 SouthPark Drive Littleton, CO 80120 www.southdenver.com During the Holidays, I had a chance to eat at Morimoto’s Restaurant (noted Asian chef on the Food Network) in NAPA, California. The wonton tacos were delicious. I also had a chance…

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Denver Cardiologist Tips: Weight Loss Foods For the New Year

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2013 is on its way out, and the holiday season is reaching its inevitable conclusion. Memories were made, gifts were received, and feasts were had. As people look towards 2014, there is one question on everybody’s minds: How do you drop all the extra weight gained during the holidays? Fortunately, the Denver cardiologists at South…

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Denver Cardiologists Rank Top Five Heart Healthy Foods

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Fact: One hundred percent of all deaths are caused by a lack of blood flow to the brain. For people in Colorado, any Denver cardiologist knows that many of these cases are related to an ailing heart. A healthy heart is vital to a long and prosperous life. Avoiding foods that cause plague in your…

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