Chocolate Hazelnut Pudding
Saturday, February 27, 2010, 8:00am
In a large bowl, combine cornstarch with ½ cup of milk. Stir until cornstarch dissolves. Heat remaining milk, chocolate, sugar and salt in a small saucepan over medium-low heat until chocolate melts, whisking occasionally.
Mushroom and Onion Tilapia
Saturday, February 6, 2010, 8:00am
Heat olive oil in large skillet. Add onions and mushrooms over medium high heat. Saute until onions are translucent and mushrooms are bronzed. Add vermouth and cook approximately 1 to 2 minutes until bubbly.
Banana Berry Muffins
Saturday, January 30, 2010, 8:00am
Line 12 muffin cups with paper liners. Combine all dry ingredients in a bowl. Whisk to blend. Place bananas in a separate, large bowl. Stir in milk, egg, oil, lemon juice and vanilla. Fold in dry ingredients and then add the blueberries....
Chicken Tortilla Soup with Lime
Saturday, January 2, 2010, 8:00am
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Brush tortillas with 2 tsp of oil and cut in half. Stack the halves and cut crosswise into strips. Place strips on a baking sheet and bake until golden brown....
How to build a lightbox for SAD
Friday, January 1, 2010, 1:20pm
For folks that suffer from S.A.D. (Seasonal Affective Disorder), Zorba recommends using a light box. He explains that SAD has little to do with temperature, but rather is a result of the limited daylight from the winter months. The lack of light decreases melatonin production.
Cookie Challenge Recipe
Friday, January 1, 2010, 1:15pm
One of our listeners - John from Stoughton, WI - decided to set up a little challenge for our hosts. He baked and then hand delivered three different kinds of cookies to the WPR studios! He wanted to see if the guys could distinguish which one of his cookies was heart-healthy.
Tuesday, December 1, 2009, 1:35pm
Zorba chatted about Ultrasonic Humidifiers on the program and has suggestions on which models to look for.
Sunday, November 1, 2009, 1:40pm
During a call with a woman about her husband's rash around his eyes, Zorba recommends washing the area around his eyes and his eyelids with a soapy solution.
Sunday, November 1, 2009, 8:00am
Zorba was helping a listener who was pickling some beets. She wanted to know if they were safe to eat. Here are Zorba's recommendations!
Tuesday, September 1, 2009, 8:00am
Zorba chatted with a caller about leg swelling. He recommended trying on some compression hoisery to help the leg muscles get the blood flow back to the heart.
Homemade Pill Splitter
Saturday, August 1, 2009, 8:00am
Zorba looks at the practice of pill splitting as a cost saving measure for some medications. Zorba strongly recommends you talk with your doctor and pharmacist before splitting any pill, some pills (like BP meds) that are used for regulatory purposes need to adhere to strict dosage amounts.
Pregnant? Here's your medicine guideline
Wednesday, July 1, 2009, 8:00am
During a recent call with a soon-to-be father, Zorba recommended some resources to check out regarding safe medications to take during pregnancy. On such resource was the Physicians Resourse Desk website or PDR.net.
Wednesday, July 1, 2009, 8:00am
Zorba spoke with a caller who was dealing with a compressed nerve in his shoulder. Zorba recommended he take 2 Aleve, twice a day (the anti-inflammatory dose) and advised that he work on some stretches for his shoulder.
Sleep Apnea Alternative
Monday, June 1, 2009, 8:00am
Zorba and Tom were discussing a new way to combat sleep apnea without the clunky CPAP machine. Zorba mentioned a new product from Provent which might be a nice, smaller alternative.
Friday, May 1, 2009, 8:00am
Zorba helped out a listener who was suffering from excessive eye blinking. Zorba noted that some older anti-depressants can dry out the eyes, leading to blinking.
Wednesday, April 1, 2009, 8:00am
Zorba often helps folks battle nail fungus. He often recommends a "nail polish" style solution called Penlac.
Smaller Fish Oil Pills
Sunday, March 1, 2009, 8:00am
Having problems swallowing those giant fish oil pills? As promised, here is the link to some smaller ones that Zorba recommends.
Pregnancy and Antidepressants
Sunday, February 1, 2009, 8:00am
Zorba recommended researching how antidepressants can affect pregnancy, check out Mayo Clinic's overview of the key issues.
Back Pain Exercises
Thursday, January 1, 2009, 8:00am
Zorba recommended daily exercises to a caller who was suffering from back pain. Checkout a video outlining the exercise.
Fish Oil Study
Monday, December 1, 2008, 8:00am
Zorba talked about a new study discounting the benefits of fish oil pills.