Skip to main content

Let's Share Recipes and Safe Food Handling Tips! #FoodFri #Tweetchat

May 22, 2015
With Memorial Weekend ahead of us, I'm gearing up to visit family, enjoy a BBQ or two, and spend some time creating foods that scream warm weather and fun. It's the perfect time to introduce the kiddos and their friends to healthy foods. It's also a great time to swap recipes! Join #FoodFri at 1pm...
Migdalia Rivera's picture

Receta: Huevos Veganos

May 21, 2015
Los huevos veganos son una deliciosa y muy saludable receta que nos ayuda a sustituir el consumo de huevos sin perder los beneficios de recibir una excelente fuente de proteinas e hierro y puede llegar a tener altos contenidos de calcio y magnesio. Ademas al ser bajo en calorías es ideal en la...
Diana Rodriguez's picture

Salt, It's Time To Break Up

May 21, 2015
Break ups are hard. But sometimes, it needs to happen in order to move on to a brighter future. And according to the American Heart Association, it’s time to break up with our salt shaker. That’s right—it’s time to end our love affair with salt. Most Americans are consuming way too much sodium—and...
Courtney Nelson's picture

Sugar Detox: I Thought I Would Die

May 20, 2015
During Lent, I gave up sugar, all forms of sugar: white sugar, brown sugar, honey, agave nectar, cookies, pastries, desserts, ice cream, EVERYTHING. I drank unsweetened coffee and tea and had no dessert after lunch or dinner. During my sugar detox, I thought I would die. Yet, it was an extremely...
Tatiana Ceballos's picture

Sugerencias saludables para todos

May 19, 2015
El año pasado me invitaron a hablar en un evento de Bienestar en el Bronx. ¡Estaba súper emocionada! Conocía el área bien. De hecho, pasé gran parte de mis años formativos en las inmediaciones y tenía muchos buenos recuerdos de mi niñez en los alrededores. Lo único que no me gustó fue la...
Migdalia Rivera's picture

Summer Food Service Program: Feeding Hungry Kids When School Is Out #FoodFri #Tweetchat

May 13, 2015
Summer vacation is something all children look forward to, but unfortunately hunger doesn’t take a vacation. More than 2 1 million American children depend on free, or reduced-price school meals, during the school year, and when school cafeterias close, many of these children lose their most...
Migdalia Rivera's picture

Food Revolution Day: Fight for Food Education

May 8, 2015
As you may know, recently I launched a global petition to fight for compulsory, practical food education for all children in schools across the world. Within a month, we had well over 700,000 signatures but now I really need your help to get more. I profoundly believe that it is every child’s human...
Jamie Oliver's picture

2 Days Left to Stand Up for Your Plate and Your Planet: Sustainability in our US Dietary Guidelines

May 7, 2015
“Don’t eat your children’s food!” - These are the words of Dr. David Katz , founding Director of Yale University’s Prevention Research Center, written to describe a very important recommendation made by the scientists tasked with updating the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. For the first...
Christiana Wyly's picture

Where We Live Matters. These Healthy Suggestions Work for All.

May 4, 2015
Last year I was invited to speak at a Wellness event in the Bronx. I was beyond excited! I knew the area well. In fact, I spent a good chunk of my formative years in the vicinity and had lots of fond memories living in the nearby tenements. What I didn’t like was the information being presented...
Migdalia Rivera's picture

Join #FoodFri to Discuss A Game-Changing Option: Healthy, Balanced Meals to Fuel Students Minds!

April 30, 2015
To be equipped for success in the classroom, students need to fuel their minds with healthy, balanced meals each day. The Community Eligibility Provision is a game-changing option that enables high poverty schools to serve nutritious breakfasts and lunches to all students at no cost. Under the...
Migdalia Rivera's picture