Diet culture has painted a toxic picture that “ethnic” cuisines are “unhealthy.” The fact is, eating a diet that honors one's cultural background and experience IS nourishment. No matter your cultural or ethnic background, food can be a way of connecting with not only ourselves, but our families, cultures, and traditions. And while many of us are interested in improving overall health and … [Read more...] about 5 Tips for Enjoying Your Cultural Foods: Newsflash…They all Fit, Babe.
While overnight oats are cute and all… THIS Mangú is what I call breakfast rooted in tradition! According to My Dominican Kitchen, “Mangú is traditionally made by mashing boiled green plantains with a mix of its water, oil, and/or butter. It is heavily influenced by African cuisine as it comes from Africa’s Congo Region, which was brought to the island during the Trans-Atlantic slave … [Read more...] about Recipe for Recovery: Mangú – Dominican Mashed Plantains
Here's a delicious Ramen recipe that you can make at home! This easy-to-make Ramen bowl, adapted from Fork Knife Swoon, can be made and ready to eat in less than an hour. Easy Homemade Ramen Bowls Yield: 2 Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Ingredients: 1 tsp sesame oil 1 tsp olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced or (2 tsp garlic powder) 2 tsp freshly grated ginger (or 1 … [Read more...] about Recipe for Recovery: Easy Homemade Ramen Bowls
A well-balanced diet includes eating fruits and vegetables of different colors every day. A well-balanced diet, which includes fruits and vegetables with an assortment of colors helps ensure your body is getting all the beneficial phytochemicals, antioxidants, and fiber it needs to function optimally. How do these elements help your body? Phytochemicals are substances found in fruits, … [Read more...] about Eat the Rainbow of Nutrition with your Fruits and Vegetables