Category: Food As Medicine

Community Connections: DC Central Kitchen

Community Connections: DC Central Kitchen

…feeding people healthy food = the opportunity to train people to cook = good jobs = meeting community needs on multiple levels, including a spectrum of people from ex-offenders to school children and parents.

Seasonal Delights: Roasted Asparagus

Seasonal Delights: Roasted Asparagus

Nothing could be easier, more elegant, or more delicious than roasted asparagus in the springtime. So when I hosted a pot-luck dinner party celebrating a dear friend’s birthday recently, I chose that for my contribution.

Sweet beginnings

Sweet beginnings

…supper of beans, rice, salad and this perfectly simple and delicious, gluten-free apple crisp– a cozy sonata of chopped apples tossed with vanilla and lemon and topped with crispy (gluten-free) oats or quinoa chips, maple syrup, coconut oil and cinnamon.

Carolyn Steele, Part Two: Food Waste

Carolyn Steele, Part Two: Food Waste

Americans throw away half our food. Excuse me? Half our food?…The economic, environmental and moral waste is shocking, to put it mildly. Half our food? No, no, no. Sounds like one problem we CAN do something about.

Fascinating Talks: Carolyn Steel- How Food Shapes Our Cities

Fascinating Talks: Carolyn Steel- How Food Shapes Our Cities

In her new book Hungry City and in this talk, she explores how cities were formed at approximately the same time as the agriculture that made them possible, and that they were shaped around the food being transported into them.

Food As Medicine coming to Miami

Food As Medicine coming to Miami

Nutrition is a powerful tool for community wellness. Attend Food As Medicine to learn the skills you’ll need to help change your community!

My Everyday Foods

My Everyday Foods

Dear Friends,

Each year at our Food As Medicine conference—it’s coming up November 19-22nd in Miami, is fabulous, and you can find out more here and register by clicking here—our faculty gives a sample daily menu. I thought you might be interested in checking out mine.

Jim

Bright Ideas: Buckwheat for Breakfast

Bright Ideas: Buckwheat for Breakfast

Are you in the market for a delicious, nutrient-packed breakfast suggestion? Here’s one: cream of buckwheat.

Fresh Fine Dining: The Mitsitam Cafe

Fresh Fine Dining: The Mitsitam Cafe

True to its name, the cafe is a celebration of fresh foods, offering an array of traditional and contemporary dishes at serving stations named Northern Woodlands, South America, the Northwest Coast, Mesoamerica, and the Great Plains.

Culinary Adventure: Black Beans & Rice, Dominican Style

Culinary Adventure: Black Beans & Rice, Dominican Style

This is the smell of the Dominican Republic, friends, said Rosenny. When the whole thing gets together, it’s going to be something out of this world.