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During our series of lessons about heart health, participants in Health 360 learned that inflammation may be a significant contributing factor to heart disease. Although the inflammatory response is an important part of the body’s immune system, it can cause problems when it’s overactive. There are foods with anti-inflammatory properties that may help protect against these negative health effects. Some of […]

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Participants in Health 360 come from many different backgrounds and traditions. They represent the American South, Trinidad, Greece, Guyana, and St. Maarten, among others. We can find healthy foods all around the globe! With this in mind, a Nigerian nutritionist taught us how to make a traditional Nigerian dish called “moinmoin,” a steamed cake made […]

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Do you ever have a hard time finding a recipe for all the items you pick up at the pantry? Gwen, one of our pantry customers, came up with a great pasta recipe that uses many items that we regularly have in the pantry. This recipe is also great because it is very healthy, incorporating fresh […]

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Jénae Joseph is a BSCAH Green Teen who helps to maintain our urban community garden. This experience has inspired her return to her Guyanese traditions of home-cooked, healthy meals. Here is one dish from her collection! Ingredients: 1 eggplant, chopped into small cubes 1 onion, chopped 1 tomato, chopped 1 bell pepper, chopped 2-3 scallions, […]

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