GC4W Food, Recipes, and Nutrition

Why Diversity in Nutrition is So Important

Dietician Tamara Melton Explains Why Diversity in Nutrition is So Important Courtesy of Health.com By Tamara Melton TAMARA MELTON, MS, RDN, is the cofounder and executive director of Diversify Dietetics and founder of the nutrition education platform Tamara’s Table. Food is about so much more than nutrition: It’s culture and family and history and comfort. However, the recommendations on eating healthily don’t…

Cheesy Zucchini and Chicken “Enchiladas”

Cheesy Zucchini and Chicken “Enchiladas” RECIPE COURTESY OF FOOD NETWORK KITCHEN Take advantage of summer’s squash bounty by rolling up sliced zucchini with shredded chicken, garlic and scallions. Salsa makes a quick sauce topper. Sour cream and hot sauce are the finishing touch. Ingredients for Cheesy Zucchini and Chicken “Enchiladas” 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 4 scallions, sliced (white and green parts…

Puttanesca with Angel Hair Pasta

Puttanesca with Angel Hair Pasta Canned tomatoes, capers, black olives and anchovies combine to make a tangy and traditional puttanesca sauce. Don’t have angel hair in the pantry? No problem! Serve with any pasta you have available. Ingredients For Puttanesca with Angel Hair Pasta Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 12 ounces dry angel hair pasta 3 tablespoons olive…

How April Gargiulo Glows Up Her Skin

How Vintner’s Daughter Founder April Gargiulo Glows Up Her Own Skin Courtesy of Marie Claire By Ying Chu Her beauty and wellness routine is decidedly simple, yet thoughtful. Growing up in a winemaking family, April Gargiulo has long respected the beauty of quality natural products and believed in protecting their sources. And, when she launched Vintner’s Daughter in 2014, she instilled those same values into her…

Adobo Mushroom Tacos

Adobo Mushroom Tacos Courtesy of bon appétit BY EDGAR CASTREJÓN These mushroom tacos are “the most requested dish at family gatherings and potlucks with friends,” writes Edgar Castrejón in his book, Provecho: 100 Vegan Mexican Recipes to Celebrate Culture and Community, all about vegan Mexican and Latin American cooking. While Castrejón recommends chanterelle mushrooms for their “chewy texture that satisfies, like a…

5 Ways Pistachios Give You More Nutritional Bang for Your Buck

5 Ways Pistachios Give You More Nutritional Bang for Your Buck For starters, one serving contains as much protein as a large egg. BY KARLA WALSH When you hear “high-antioxidant superfood snack,” you probably think of popular all-stars like blueberries, acai bowls, and chia pudding. But Mike Roussell, Ph.D., a nutrition consultant in Pittsford, New York, and the author of The MetaShred Diet,…

Tortellini in Brodo

Tortellini in Brodo Recipe Courtesy of Food Network Magazine It’s easier than you think to make a vegetable-filled bone broth. A smoked pork chop adds tons of flavor to this soup, and a Parmesan rind gives it extra richness. Ingredients For Tortellini in Brodo 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 leeks (white and light green parts only), halved lengthwise, thinly…