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Last week at Stomp Out Obesity, the students learned how to make vegetable sushi filled with avocado, carrots, and cucumber. We talked about the importance of trying new foods, in order to get the full variety of nutrients that your body needs. Trying new things also offers the opportunity to learn about other culinary traditions

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For the February installment of Chef’s Corner, certified organic chef Madea Allen used eggs from BSCAH’s chickens to make a healthy, protein-rich breakfast dish that will get you and your family energized for the day. The recipe incorporates parmesan cheese and dried herbs to make for a super delicious morning. Although it calls for red pepper

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On the BSCAH Urban Farm, we have a chicken coop with twelve egg-laying hens. This past week at the Stomp Out Obesity program, students from the Eagle Scholars Academy prepared a healthier version of egg salad using eggs that we gathered from the coop earlier that day. By using nonfat Greek yogurt to replace some

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Do you ever have difficulty finding time for a well-balanced breakfast before you head out the door? Last week at our Stomp Out Obesity program for adolescents, we made no-bake granola bars that can be prepared in advance for an easy, healthy breakfast on-the-go. This recipe incorporates whole grains, protein, and zero refined sugar, to give you a

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On Friday, January 25th, Madea Allen was back at the Bed-Stuy Campaign Against Hunger for the first Chef’s Corner of 2013. She made pear raisin muesli using items from the pantry. This easy-to-prepare recipe can be eaten with yogurt as part of a well-balanced breakfast or snack. The recipe promotes heart health by integrating whole

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