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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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Have you ever been told that baking is tricky, because you have to measure everything exactly and follow the recipe to a tee? Steph, a professional baker and custom cake maker for Heaven and Hell Cakes, visited our Health 360 class this past Friday to show us that baking can be a much more creative

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Jennie, the BSCAH Urban Farm Manager, taught us about the health benefits of fermented foods and showed us how to make sauerkraut at Health 360 on Friday, April 12th. What is fermentation? Fermentation is the process in which bacteria and yeasts feed on the sugars in food. This process creates lactic acid, a plant-based and naturally occurring

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At Health 360 on Friday, April 12th, we learned two different ways to prepare collard greens.  One recipe uses lightly steamed collard greens in a salad with a sweet homemade dressing of strawberries and fresh-squeezed orange juice. The other recipe calls for stewing the collard greens over a longer period of time with garlic, spices, and

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This past week was the last lesson in the 8-week long Stomp Out Obesity program. Before the students from the Eagle Scholars Academy were ready to play jeopardy to show everything they’ve learned, we had to make some healthy snacks to enjoy during the game. We made popcorn with two different toppings: one with cheese

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