As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday and folks are getting busy with prepping and cooking, I wanted to share an easy to make recipe with you. Acorn squash has that autumnal taste that is perfect for Thanksgiving! The recipe comes to you from a family member of mine, @chefbaigel (AKA Hana Baig), and you can follow her on Instagram. She loves to cook while she studies to be a doctor! As … [Read more...] about Recipe for Recovery: Roasted Acorn Squash
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Changing habits can be hard when it comes to food and body image. Today, our Dietitian, Rebecca Stetzer, is going to give you some tips and strategies to help you make what seems like impossible changes, but ones that can help you develop the habits that lead to lasting change. Change is hard. Whether it be changing your habits, your behaviors, your thought patterns, or the way you respond … [Read more...] about How to Change Your Thoughts and Behaviors Around Food and Body
Listen in to the video below as Dietitian, Rebecca Stetzer shares how she helps people change their relationship with food and their body image. Rebecca specializes in weight-inclusive nutrition therapy counseling for a variety of health conditions, but primarily eating disorders and disordered eating/body image concerns, gastrointestinal disorders, family and child feeding concerns, and … [Read more...] about Meet Our Registered Dietitian, Rebecca Stetzer
Our Dietitians specialize in eating disorders and also working with athletes with eating disorders. The team at Erica Leon Nutrition has been growing in the past year and today, I wanted to highlight Simone Weingarten who works with our clients looking to partner with a Dietitian who specializes in eating disorders and sports nutrition. You can learn more about Simone in the video below where … [Read more...] about Meet our Sports Nutritionist and Dietitian Simone Weingarten
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