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BBQ Black Bean & Quinoa Plantain Wraps with Cilantro Slaw

This one really surprised me how good it was!  And simple to make.  If you don’t like traditional coleslaw, I don’t blame you, I don’t either.  I find it to be pretty unbearable actually.  But this vegan cilantro coleslaw – you won’t be disappointed!  Actually, this whole meal is VEGAN but you don’t miss anything! I made HUGE plantain wraps...

Snack away on these…Matcha Bliss Balls

If I haven’t mentioned this to you before, let me set the record straight – I love to eat AND I eat a lot! I’ve just learned to channel those activities in a more healthful way.  No more toasty french baguette with melted gorgonzola cheese and a drizzle of honey as my daily snack; hello instead to my wonderfully crisp...

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...

All about FAT….hormones!

Did you know there are 2 key hormones that control your ability to lose weight?  Of course, there are many hormones in the vast and complex process of breaking down food and moving nutrients around the body but insulin and leptin are two you’ll want to understand if getting to and maintaining a healthy weight is important to you. Insulin you may be...