Sweet Potato Black Bean Tacos

serves 6 2 large sweet potatoes, diced 4 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp paprika 1 tsp cumin Salt + pepper to taste 1 cup red onion, diced 1 14.5 oz can black beans, drained and rinsed 1 cup frozen yellow corn, thawed and drained Corn or flour tortillas Sliced avocado, salsa, romaine lettuce for serving... Continue Reading →

Easy Steps to Transition to a More Plant-Based Diet

By Briana Ward, Dietetic Intern, Department of Family, Population, & Preventive Medicine, Stony Brook Medicine Plant-based foods are becoming more and more popular these days, and for good reason. Plant-based foods are mostly derived from plants, such as vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds, legumes, and grains. Diets containing these foods tend to be higher in fiber,... Continue Reading →

Olive Oil Roasted Eggplant with Lemon In

Olive Oil Roasted Eggplant with Lemon Ingredients ● 1 large eggplant ● 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil ● Salt and pepper to taste ● 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice Preparation 1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or lightly grease. 2. Slice the eggplant in half... Continue Reading →

Why Eating Processed Foods Might Make You Fat

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/16/well/eat/why-eating-processed-foods-might-make-you-fat.html?em_pos=large&ref=headline&te=1&nl=well&emc=edit_hh_20190522 People who followed a diet of ultra-processed foods ate about 500 more calories a day compared to when they ate a whole foods diet. Processed Snacks: Baked potato chips (Lay’s); dry roasted peanuts (Planters); cheese & peanut butter sandwich crackers (Keebler); Goldfish crackers (Pepperidge Farm); applesauce (Lucky Leaf)CreditCreditPhotographs courtesy of Paule Joseph and Shavonne Pocock... Continue Reading →

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