RECIPE: Salmon and Goat Cheese Appetizer

Got a party to hit and don’t know what to bring? Or hosting a roof-top or backyard BBQ and want to bring your A-game and keep the menu healthy, but only have 3 minutes to spend on an app? Have I got the recipe for you.

You ready? start your timer…IMG_4125

You need:

2-4 oz Store bought, pre-packaged wild Alaskan salmon

3-6 oz of prepackaged goat cheese

Crackers (your choice, but I love these on rice crackers)

1 bunch of cilantro


To prepare:

smear a very small amount of goat cheese on to 20-30 crackers

tear a small amount of salmon and place onto smeared crackers

tear a piece of cilantro and place atop salmon

voila! you are the master-elegant-app-preparing-party throwing queen! or king!

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Madeleine Vanstory attended Duke University and began her post-graduate journey at The Elaine Clark Center working with special needs children. She went on to work as a Clinical Research Scientist running clinical trials for the CDC and developing medical devices for Welsh Allen, Abbot Labs, Roche and Johnson & Jonhson Her work included non-invansive cervical cancer detection, continuous diabetic glucose monitoring, non-harmful infant bilirubin level detection and studying Vitamin C's anti-aging effects on the skin. Madeleine attended Medical school at The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University and completed a residency in Family Medicine at Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro NC. Dr. Madeleine Vanstory is a board certified Family Physician who has practiced all over the world. She has lead medical missions in Kenya and Honduras. She has participated with Operation Smile in Russia, she has patients in North Carolina, Maine, Oregon and New Zealand. Dr. Vanstory has worked the medical tents in the Marine Corps marathon in Washington DC and at the Kona Ironman World Championships. And Dr. Vanstory has marched with the Surgeon General promoting "Exercise is Medicine" at the World Congress Sports Medicine Conference. Disillusioned by the current health care system and armed with the realization that culture, nutrition and emotional well-being have a profound impact on health, Dr. Vanstory now motivates clients and patients to discover the healthiest versions of themselves through humor, counseling in her "Upgrade Your Health" Wellness Program.

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