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The Skinny on Fat! (Recipe included!)

Dietary fat: is it good or bad? Both. You see, not all fats are created equal. The Skinny on Fats Here’s the deal with UNHEALTHY fats: Heavily processed, hydrogenated “trans” fats used in prepared, packaged foods can be extremely damaging to the body. They can compromise the cardiovascular system, immune system, and contribute to behavior problems. They can also lead to...

Pistachio Milkshake Smoothie Recipe (and video)

A few weeks ago, on the coldest day in NYC this winter (which was the rescheduled date, the original date of the event was the day Snow Storm Jonas hit NYC!), I hosted a nutrition talk at Ode To Babel here in Brooklyn.  Due to the extremely cold temperatures turn-out was low BUT I showed up and gave it my...

Recipe Tuesday: The best black bean soup!

Baby its cold outside, at least here in Brooklyn today.  Anything below 50 degrees feels like the perfect weather for soup to me, so given today was only about 30, I was glad I had this soup on hand (it freezes well if you don’t eat it all at once). I’ve tried lots of black bean soup through the years...