Category Archives: Nutrition

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Healthy Choices At A Discount

There are lots of theories on why people in our community are obese or suffering from “curable” diseases like diabetes but the one that gets ignored is access. More than 2.5 million Americans live in “food deserts” and have little to no access to supermarkets

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Baobab Eats: Pastelón Sweet Plantain "Lasagna"

I’m not sure when I first experienced the deliciousness that is pastelón,  but I do remember the first time I craved it. My younger sister, V had just come an event at work, she had bags filled with plantains and what looked like the ingredients

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Baobab Eats: Chicken Salad

I am not a fan of pre-made salads of any kind but sometimes a craving strikes and well I had to give in. I decided to give the chicken salad a try at my local organic market and was VERY disappointed. I went home that

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Detox Done The Right Way Quick Bites

Summer is upon us and my inbox has been flooded with “Krishna, what can I use to detox and lose weight quickly?” emails. and though I promote the idea of quickie weight loss, I do enjoy a detox on occasion.  I prefer to detox after

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Event: Lupus Walk 2015

This weekend the boys and I had the privilege of walking with my friend and sister, Alena in support of a cure for Lupus.  Watching the swarms of families decked out in purple tees, tutus and beads made for an extraordinary day, the weather cooperated and

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Say No To Mocking Poor People Seriously, Stop It!

  Have you ever heard of the Food Stamp challenge? If not let me fill you in quickly, it’s where rich people graciously throw away all their access to fancy restaurants, artisanal cheeses, wine and fresh vegetables to live on $33.26/week, the budget for one

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Video Anyone?

In a conversation with one of the many awesome people on my team I was told that I need to start making short videos ASAP. I tried to give the regular excuses about not liking my voice or that I just didn’t know what to

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Paleo Eating On the Run, Made So Easy No Really!

There are two complaints I hear most often when I talk about living a paleo lifestyle in New York, first how expensive it is (which we’ll save for another post) and second, there are too many choices and not enough healthy ones.  And to both