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Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad

October 15, 2013 Cara Anselmo

We know that Brussels sprouts are nutritional stars — one cup has fewer than 40 calories, is chock full of fiber, potassium, vitamin C, vitamin A, B vitamins such as folate, and even contains calcium,

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Vanilla Almond Vegan Cupcakes

August 1, 2013 Cara Anselmo

I don't often turn on my oven in the summer in NYC. There are plenty of ways to indulge without the added heat: New Jersey blueberries with whipped cream, icy cocktails involving gin and fresh

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My Favorite Favas

June 27, 2013 Cara Anselmo

I was introduced to fava beans — a.k.a. "broad beans" — the summer I turned 15. My friend's Italian grandfather grew them in his backyard garden on Long Island. My friend would bring bagfuls to

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What is a Yoga Diet?

May 22, 2013 Cara Anselmo

As both a yoga teacher and nutritionist, I'm often asked what the best diet for yoga is. While I don't believe there is a definitive, "one-and-only-one" yogic diet (in the same way there is no

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What We Know about Soy and Cancer

April 17, 2013 Cara Anselmo

Whether the conversation is about cancer or vegan diets or just plain tastiness, everyone has something to say about soy. There's a lot of misinformation out there — perhaps from well-meaning sources, but potentially troublesome

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Go Upstairs and Pick a Cucumber

March 15, 2013 Cara Anselmo

New Yorkers love rooftops. For years, we’ve swooned over apartments with rooftop terraces. Roof bars in Manhattan can name their price for a cocktail. And the roof of the Metropolitan Museum is known around the