Tag Archives: Healthy food

Beans, Beans Good for Your Heart

Posted on: September 15, 2016

While the silly children’s rhyme, “Beans, Beans…Good for Your Heart,” may make mothers cringe at the dinner table—dietitians agree that there’s a pleasant truth behind the humorous melody. Beans have so much to offer, both in nutrition and taste. Follow these suggestions and use the black bean recipe below to create a delicious end of summer meal. By Jackie Farrall, RD, CDN, Northern Westchester Hospital 

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Westchester Hospital Dietician Discusses the Ultimate Picnic Basket

Posted on: July 18, 2013

The Ultimate Healthy Picnic Basket

by Stephanie Perruzza, MS, RD, CDN, Northern Westchester Hospital

picnic-basketThe summer heat has picked up and with it the popularity of getting together and enjoying a nice meal outdoors.  Whether you’re planning a romantic, family or company picnic; it’s important to have the right cuisine for the occasion. So grab a blanket (checkered pattern optional), a spot with pleasant view, and these picnic basket goodies below to have the ultimate picnic!

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