Saturday, April 24, 2010, 8:00am
Peel eggplant and slice into ½" slices.* Heat olive oil in a non-stick pan over medium heat. Sauté eggplant slices until brown on both sides. Then, add lemon juice and rind, tomato juice, and enough water to keep everything from sticking....
Asparagus Pasta with Goat Cheese
Saturday, April 17, 2010, 8:00am
Meanwhile: Cut up asparagus in 2 to 3 inch pieces. Cook asparagus in salted (not too salty) boiling water until very soft. Reserve liquid....
Strawberry Spinach Salad
Saturday, April 10, 2010, 8:00am
Wash and spin dry spinach. Wash and dry strawberries. Add spinach to salad bowl. Arrange strawberries and red onions on top of spinach. Shortly before serving*: Mix together dressing ingredients and pour over salad and toss together....
Quit Smoking Hotline
Thursday, April 1, 2010, 1:00pm
Zorba strongly suggests consulting a counselor when trying to quit smoking. It's a great way to augment traditional stop smoking aids
Sweet and Sour Salmon
Saturday, March 20, 2010, 8:00am
Place salmon fillets, skin down, on large sheet of foil. (Make sure to have enough to tightly seal.) Set aside. Combine remaining ingredients in a large sauce pan....
Double Chocolate Cherry Cookies
Saturday, March 6, 2010, 8:00am
In a large bowl, combine the almond flour, salt, baking soda, and cocoa powder. In a medium bowl, whisk together the grapeseed oil, agave nectar, and vanilla extract....
Saturday, March 6, 2010, 8:00am
In shallow dish, combine flour, salt, rosemary, thyme and pepper. Dredge chicken breasts in flour/spice mixture. In large, heavy-weight skillet, melt canola margarine over medium-high heat....
Blood Pressure Info
Monday, March 1, 2010, 1:05pm
When offering advice on controlling Blood Pressure, Zorba recommends a drastic reduction in salt in your diet, cutting back on the alcohol and making sure to get plenty of exercise even if you're at a healthy weight.
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.