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By: Lauren McRae
“Food has always been powerful medicine,” says Geeta Maker-Clark, MD, a Family and Integrative Medicine physician who speaks across the country on using food as a healing force.
Dr. Maker-Clark started the first Midwestern CME (Continuing Medical Education) symposium at NorthShore for doctors and patients that is dedicated to emerging nutritional science, and she runs a Food is Power program for middle school students on Chicago’s south side Englewood neighborhood.
“We are giving them the knowledge and skills to be powerful change agents in their own lives,” she said of the program.One of the recipes the kids like to dive into is this Red Cabbage Salad, which Dr. Maker-Clark suggests adding to wraps, sandwiches or our Baked Baja Fish tacos. See recipes below.
Baja Fish Tacos with Baja SauceIngredients:
Seasoning (mix together in a bowl):
Baja Sauce (mix together in a bowl):
*Adapted from Familia Kitchen