Immunity

  Happy New Year! “Boosting the immune system” seems to be a new catch phrase in the marketing and media worlds these days.  What does this really mean?  Is the immune system something that goes on the fritz and quits working?  Does a cold/flu indicate an immune system malfunction?  Here at Bambú Clinic, we realize…

Favorite Holiday Recipes

Favorite Holiday Recipes from the doctors at Bambu Clinic. Chirizo Seafood Stew INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large onion, diced (about 1 1/2 cups)  Salt and pepper 6 ounces chorizo, diced (dry cured is best) 1 pound yellow-fleshed potatoes, peeled and cut in 1-inch cubes 1 bay leaf 6 cups chicken broth or water 2 medium leeks, white and tender green parts, diced (about 2 cups) 1 pound white fish in…

Rosemary Pine-Nut Cookies

Roasted pine nuts, fresh Rosemary with a dab of high-quality extra virgin olive oil give these crispy edge-chewy cookies unique savory flavor. INGREDIENTS 3 1/2 teaspoons coarsely chopped fresh rosemary 1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted, plus more for topping cookies 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon coarse salt 10…