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Rooted in Chelsea, a Vegan Business Model Blossoms

Rooted in Chelsea, a Vegan Business Model Blossoms

BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC Pamela Elizabeth is one busy restaurateur. Last month alone, two new vegan restaurants — one fast food and one an upscale sit-down — opened on the Upper West Side, expanding an empire that began nine years ago in Chelsea. Elizabeth and her business partner, Ronen Seri, opened their first vegan eatery, […]

Up With Down to Earth Farmers Market

Up With Down to Earth Farmers Market

BY CARLYE WAXMAN RD, CDN  |  It’s always exciting to stumble across a farmers market in your neighborhood. The idea that we can buy locally sourced produce makes us feel a little less urban, a little healthier, and can spark an idea to start or end the day off right. But besides knowing there’s beautiful […]

Brainy Breakfasts and Midday Boosts

Brainy Breakfasts and Midday Boosts

  BY CARLYE WAXMAN RD, CDN  |  It’s the afternoon, and you’ve suddenly hit a slump — and although there is so much more day left to enjoy, right now you’re sluggish and just plain hungry. If you need a burst of energy to take that walk you’ve been thinking about, don’t reach for a […]

All the Fall Flavors with a Fraction of the Fat

All the Fall Flavors with a Fraction of the Fat

BY CARLYE WAXMAN RD, CDN  |  Strolling through the streets of Manhattan during these crisp and cool fall months, we stumble into the smell of pumpkin spice, apple cinnamon and other nutrition nightmares. We are such suckers for fall flavors. Giving into temptation, we follow our noses to that delicious apple, pumpkin, cookie, cupcake or […]

Fast-A-Thon to benefit local soup kitchen

Fast-A-Thon to benefit local soup kitchen

Weekdays from 10:30am-12:30pm, New York’s largest soup kitchen takes the words of that anonymous poet to heart — by providing meals to some of the one-in-six city residents who spend every day of the year without having their basic nutritional needs met. Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen’s Second Annual Fast-a-Thon is your way to help keep […]

How Convenient: Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s and Fairway

How Convenient: Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s and Fairway

BY CARLYE WAXMAN RD, CDN  (sweetnutrition.nyc.com)  |  Have you ever gone to a supermarket and arrived home, only to realize you managed to pick up everything but the thing you actually went shopping for? Have you purchased a quick lunch or dinner, only to experience buyer’s remorse because you spent an absurd amount on one […]

Fruit & Vegetable Smoothies are a Magic Bullet to Slimness

Fruit & Vegetable Smoothies are a Magic Bullet to Slimness

BY CARLYE WAXMAN RD, RDN  |  There’s no debate about what constitutes the full biological value of vitamins and minerals in your fruits and vegetables. In any form, these low-calorie foods aid in weight loss — but when vegetables are cooked, we know there is some loss of their vitamins and minerals. This could be the […]

Great Wine for the Great Outdoors

Great Wine for the Great Outdoors

BY MORIAH SIMMONS   (of Chelsea Wine Vault)    |  It’s hot outside — but the only place hotter is your third-floor walkup. So we’re all heading outdoors, determined to enjoy the sunshine by making it an event with food and wine. Whether you’re decamping to the Hamptons with a private chef or packing sandwiches for […]

What ‘Detoxing’ Your Body Means, and How to Do It

What ‘Detoxing’ Your Body Means, and How to Do It

BY CARLYE WAXMAN RD, CDN | Spring is here — and with it, the fourth month of 2013. So…how are those New Year’s resolutions going? If you’ve kept them, congratulations. If you never made any to begin with, it’s not too late. I have three of them for you, all of which will help detoxify […]

When do I Need to Start Taking Supplements?

When do I Need to Start Taking Supplements?

BY CARLYE WAXMAN RD, CDN | We all strive for increased energy, healthy metabolisms, maintenance of body tissues and increased muscle mass. But what supplements do we need to stay healthy, and when do our bodies start to need more vitamins? After the age of 50, you may need to take supplements…but not necessarily. Either […]

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