Eating Gluten-Free in NYC

Eating Gluten-Free in NYC

By Chelsea Fuchs, a dietetic intern at Tribeca Nutrition Gluten intolerance is increasingly common today, and more and more restaurants are beginning to cater menu offerings to meet the needs of their ever-expanding, gluten-free clientele.  In New York City,...
Super easy lentil kale soup

Super easy lentil kale soup

Lentil soup appears on our family's dinner table at least once a week. It is hard to imagine that I did not know lentils existed until about 10 years ago. Once a staple food and one of the main export crops, lentils became a forgotten ingredient in Russian cuisine. If...
Home-made granola

Home-made granola

One of the reasons I like making my own versions of foods available ready made in stores is that I can control the quality and quantity of ingredients. Then, of course, it is much cheaper and typically tastes better, too. Granola is a perfect example. I have tried...
Massaged kale recipe with variations

Massaged kale recipe with variations

I wrote this post for Stone Soup, the blog of Food and Nutrition Magazine. This recipe is one of my favorite ways to prepare kale so I could not resist republishing it on my website. I discovered kale a few years ago and it quickly became one of my favorite vegetables...
Intuitive eating 101

Intuitive eating 101

With holidays in full swing, your mailbox may be overloaded with tips and  tricks on how to prevent weight gain happening almost inevitably over the festive season. Many of these recommendations focus on self-control and avoidance of high calorie foods. But if you,...
White bean and sausage soup

White bean and sausage soup

This soup is so delicious and so easy to put together that once you gave it a go you will be wondering why you have not tried making it before. It is one of our winter standbys for busy weeknights. I always include beans or lentils at least 2 to 3 times in our weekly...
Meal planning made easy!

Meal planning made easy!

Do you feel sometimes that you are stuck in a cooking rut and just keep cooking the same few dishes over and over again? Are you overwhelmed by zillions of recipes in online databases but do not want to waste money buying many new ingredients only to let them sit in...