A Salad a Day

A Salad a Day

Eating healthfully does not have to be a difficult feat of strength and will. In fact, I encourage you to create a simple salad every day based solely on ingredients you have in your house or can easily grab at your local grocer and dump into a bowl. I have been...
On a Mission: Field Work, Food Service, and Feeling Good

On a Mission: Field Work, Food Service, and Feeling Good

Being homeless in New York City does not mean having to live on the streets or in subway tunnels thanks to organizations like The Bowery Mission, which offers recovery programs for men and women suffering from drug and alcohol addiction, mental health issues, poverty,...

Recipe Remix: Chili-stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Remember this chili recipe? Well, here’s a super simple way to rejigger it: make it, but omit the sweet potato/carrot in the mix. Instead, while the chili’s cooking, roast a sweet potato1 in the oven, then stuff each half of the potato with the chili and...

Recipe: It’s quinoa-nderful!

Instead of oatmeal, I sometimes like to use quinoa for my morning meal.  It’s just as nutty, filling, and tasty as an instant oatmeal package would be, but better, nutritionally (be mindful of your calorie intake for the rest of the day since quinoa’s a...

Recipe: Chilling with Chili

Ah, the one-pot meal.  What could be easier?  Chop up a bunch of stuff, chuck it in a pot, cook it, and chow down.  If you have a big freezer, you can pack up half of what you make and freeze it for another time; you can pick at the other half in your...