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  • Exotic Lamb and Okra Stew Recipe
    The weather is getting colder and the nights are getting longer. There is nothing more comforting at the end of the day than a warm dinner. I love this recipe for a Lamb and Okra Stew.  Growing up, my mother prepared this dish for our family often. The aroma when you walked into the house after school is still so fresh in my mind!  This dish is made with simple ingredients and tons of flavor. ... Read More
    Published on Tuesday, December 8, 2015
  • 5 Cooking Tips That Could Prolong Your Life
    Most people know that roasting, broiling, baking and grilling are preferred cooking methods when it comes to cutting calories to achieve weight loss. That’s because high-temperature, dry-heat cooking methods — compared to frying and sautéing– typically use less fats such as butter and oil, which easily rack up calories. However, especially when it comes to cooking meats, these high-temperature dry-heat methods may be causing more harm than good. The problem is the formation of ... Read More
    Published on Monday, December 7, 2015
  • Hold the Salt: NYC Warning Labels and Tips You Can Take to Shake the Habit
    Below is my blog post for Huffington Post, “Hold the salt: NYC warning labels and tips you can take to shake the habit.” You can also read it HERE. As a nutritionist and health advocate in New York City (NYC), I applaud the New York City Department of Health’s latest attempt to help New Yorker’s get healthier. Effective this week, diners in NYC will be able to spot foods on menus of chain ... Read More
    Published on Saturday, December 5, 2015
  • Apologies from the Desk of Layne Lieberman, RD
    Dear Subscribers,’s IT company has been transitioning our blog subscription program to Mailchimp, which is an up-to-date email management system. However, there have been glitches including multiple blank emails sent to our subscribers. The team is fixing the problem. I am deeply sorry for this annoyance. I will be sending you a free 3-day menu plan to stay on track for holiday health as a way to extend my gratitude for your continued support ... Read More
    Published on Friday, December 4, 2015
  • Zero Calorie Brownies?
    Wouldn’t it be great if this brownie actually existed? We all know a zero calorie brownie would taste like cardboard so let’s get real about the meaning of calories. What do those calories actually provide? Is it really about calories or the nutritional content in those calories? Society has created a stigma that calories equal […] ... Read More
    Published on Friday, December 4, 2015
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