GW Commencement Speaker 2014 Jose Andres, author of Made In Spain chats with Dr. Alvin

Jose Andres Click Here To Listen   Americans have fallen in love with Spanish food in recent years, and no one has done more to play matchmaker than the award-winning chef José Andrés. In this irresistible companion volume to his public television show Made in Spain, José reminds us—in the most alluring and delicious way—that the food of his native Spain is as varied and inventive as any of the world’s great cuisines. To prove it, José takes us on a flavorful tour of his beloved homeland, from Andalucía to Aragón. Along the way, he shares recipes that reflect not just local traditions but also the heart and soul of Spain’s distinctive cooking. In the [...]

Juice It By Robin Asbell chats with Dr. Alvin

Robin Asbell-Juice It Click Here To Listen Juicing is cold off the press! Filled with 65 vibrant recipes for turning fresh fruits and vegetables into delicious and healthful juices, this refreshing cookbook offers essential guidance for utilizing the increasing number of juicers and high-performance blenders popping up in home kitchens. From perky blends such as Mango Green Tea Booster and Ginger Jolt to quiet soothers like Berry Melon and Grape Night's Sleep, these inspired beverages guarantee invigorating flavor combinations and prove the power of drinking your vitamins and loving it too. Whether the goal is weight loss, cleansing, increased nutrition, or more energy, Juice It! makes it easy to whip up blends that taste great.

Chef Malika Ameen on Fair Trade Recipes chats with Dr. Alvin

Malika Ameen Click Here To Listen Malika is a Chicago-based pastry chef and restaurateur with a love for unique flavor combinations. She is a graduate of the French Culinary Institute and Institute of Culinary Education in New York. She worked under three award-winning pastry chefs at the Ritz-Carlton in Chicago and then spent five years at The Chateau Marmont where she was named “Best Pastry Chef” in 2003. She was chosen as a featured “cheftestant” on Bravo’s Top Chef: Just Desserts and then went on to launch her own online pastry business, ByMDesserts.  

Joyous Health By Joy McCarthy chats with Dr. Alvin

Joy McCarthy Click Here To Listen Joyous Health, a fresh new approach to eating, will change the way you think about food with its simple and practical path that will create a healthy lifestyle.In just six weeks, holistic nutritionist Joy McCarthy guides you through an easy-to-follow and flexible program and puts you on a permanent path to good health with amazing results, including improved digestion, weight loss, balanced hormones,lowered blood pressure and cholesterol, and much more. Joyous Heath celebrates eating delicious whole foods and enjoying an invigorating lifestyle. Inside you’ll learn all about the best foods and most nutritious habits for vibrant health, foods to avoid, and detox solutions. Featuring beautiful color photography throughout, Joyous [...]

Josey Baker Bread: chats with Dr. Alvin

Josey Baker Click Here To Listen This is the first true entry-level bread-baking cookbook, from Josey Baker (that's his real name!), a former science teacher turned San Francisco baking sensation. Josey Baker Bread combines step-by-step lessons with more than 100 photographs, offering easy-to-follow guidance for aspiring bakers. Recipes start with the basic formula for making bread— requiring little more than flour, water, time, and a pan—and build in depth and detail as the user progresses to more complex loaves, including Josey's cult favorite Dark Mountain Rye. With chapters dedicated to pizza, pocketbreads, and treats, Josey's playful, encouraging tone makes for a fun read full of great advice for bakers of all levels.

Food Network’s Candice Kumai Of Clean Green Drinks chats with Dr. Alvin

Candice Kumai Click Here To Listen Clean Green Drinks is not just a recipe collection, but also a guide to a leaner, happier, and more fulfilled you. With more than 100 perfectly balanced, delicious drink recipes that can be made in a minute, Clean Green Drinks will help you sip away extra pounds as you sip away stress. Health journalist and chef Candice Kumai reveals the new science behind her enticing, refreshing flavors; and shows how easy it is to get fit, healthy, happy, and glowing!

The Whole Life Nutrition Cookbook by Alissa Segersten & Tom Malterre chats with Dr. Alvin

Alissa Segersten Click Here To Listen Food is powerful medicine and whole foods, or foods in their natural unrefined forms, offer us vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that prevent diseases and create a state of balance and health within us. Nutritionist Tom Malterre and Chef Alissa Segersten understand that food can be both healing and delicious and in The Whole Life Nutrition Cookbook they provide information on the importance of living a whole foods lifestyle, and how to transition into one. Readers will learn to prepare foods that promote optimal health, prevent disease, and energize the body. With over 300 delicious, nourishing recipes, readers will discover amazing, new ways to cook whole grains, fish, poultry, meat [...]

Iron Chef Michael Symon For Lindt Chocolate chats with Dr. Alvin

Michael Symon-Lindt Click Here To Listen Celebrity chef and restauranteur Michael Symon is one of the hottest food personalities in the country and is among the nation's greatest chefs. He is best known for cooking with soul, creating bold and deeply satisfying dishes and even with seven restaurants and four TV programs on his plate, he still finds time to cook holiday meals and share his expertise with busy moms and food enthusiasts alike. He will also talk about the future of the culinary community and his continued involvement with his alma mater The Culinary Institute of America.

Food Network’s Sunny Anderson Chats With Dr. Alvin

Sunny Anderson-Easy Food Click Here To Listen Sunny Anderson is the beloved host of Food Network’s Cooking for Real and Home Made in America with Sunny Anderson, and New York Time’sbest-selling author with her first cookbook, Sunny’s Kitchen: Easy Food For Real Life -- knows the importance of a home-cooked meal, even while away from home. From her military-brat upbringing to her travels around the country in search of local flavors, Sunny’s “real life” is spent on the road. Sunny has amassed true comfort food recipes with bright flavors and the feeling, memories and celebrations that go along with them. Often drawing on store-bought shortcuts and always relying on affordable, easy-to-find ingredients, Sunny is always [...]

Holiday Food Trends With Chef Giada De Lauretiis on DrAlvin.Com

Giada Click Here To Listen After listening to this chat you no longer will have to feel embarrassed by your die-hard foodie pals. You too can become known as a gastronomic great in your circle. Joining us from Los Angeles is the Food Network’s Giada De Laurentiis to help us learn all the latest food trends this holiday season, from how home cooks are using the latest technology to perfect pairing of wines and foods for that special gathering at home.