Most people who are concerned about high blood pressure know to avoid consuming lots of sodium. But, do we know where most of the sodium in our diets comes from? Perhaps surprisingly, not much actually comes from the salt shaker. Continuing our lessons about high blood pressure, participants in Health 360 learned that 77% of the
The summer sessions of Healthy BLOOMers began this week! On the first day, the children harvested 24 lbs of zucchini from our urban garden, and used it to make the following recipe for vegan tacos. It’s not too late to sign your child up for the program! They will get a head start in
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
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
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,
From Chanel Porchia, 2011 Mbroza Foods: Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 10 minutes Yields: 6 servings Ingredients: 1/4 cup pine nuts 2 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 bunch mustard greens, chopped 1/2 bunch kale, chopped 1/2 bunch dandelion greens, chopped ½ teaspoons sea salt 1/3 cup raisins Directions: 1.