Java, the way it’s meant to be

Attention: coffee lovers I’m a coffee hound, and while visiting Albany, NY, the owner of Stacks (love you, guys!) recommended the best coffee house in Troy, NY: Superior Merchandise Co. located in Historical Downtown District Troy, NY., located at 147 and 4th Street The minute you walk in are dark-red bricked walls, a luminous white neon…

On the Waterfront: Troy, NY Farmers’ Market

  Part of the robust food scene in Troy, NY is the Troy Waterfront Farmers Market.  Upstate NY farmers, growers, and food growers, and food artisans  present and enterprise near the scenic Hudson River waterfront Take your pick From fruits and vegetables to artisan dill pickles and organic peanut butter with soy and almond milk are displayed retail food markets…

Finally, a toast to Avocado!

…Post updated 7/28/2016 OK, I know, Avocado again? This is my favorite breakfast meal of all time … Avocado and Egg whites on toasted Ezekiel bread and sprinkled with red pepper flakes. Yum! Equally, delicious and heart-healthy, with loads of proteins, is especially, beneficiary to women’s health.  Usually, I load on at least 2-3 egg whites for…

Like silk: Try on an Avocado Smoothie

…Post updated 7/28/2016 I made this creamy avocado smoothie in a food processor because a blender wasn’t on hand.  None the matter, avocado smoothies are loaded with vitamins, minerals, heart-healthy fats, and dietary fiber and I find it’s convenient to have batches on hand in the refrigerator, in case, breakfast time is limited Related article:  Why Bethenny…

Bakeware hazards and is silicone a concern

Updated Image:  Apple Crumb Pie by The Repurpose chef 7/19/2016 I’m extremely glad, I subscribed to nutritional therapist and practitioner, Laura Gertsen, NTP newsletters. Her spot on approaches to nutritional values speaks from the heart and personal health issues including delicious recipes are designed to help readers understand the important elements of food preparation and clean eating Case…

Bone Broth: Don’t call it a comeback

…Post updated 7/28/2016  Why bone broth is not new Historically, my ancestors strained — pig, cow and animals bones, to reduce them to a bone broth to keep from starving to death and  commonly used in the south for seasoning. Fast-forward: New York evolved bone broth into a Paleo drink headlined on the New York Times Manhattan rips…

Weird, but get your life with these 37 kitchen gadgets

Image update:  The Repurpose chef, Avocado smoothie You may know the popularity of Buzzfeed’s post lists, have you seen these 37 absurd kitchen gadgets? To each, their own may ignite a host of kitchen treasures!  Thank me later What do you think?

The Food Network Magazine rocks out a new brand extension

Updated 7/19/2016 I’m a super fan of the Food Network Channel  and every chef reality television program and as branding and competition would have it, the Food Network cooked up a tasty brand extension and rocked it! The  Food Network Magazine kicked- off its first jam-packed concert at the famed Chicago venue Ravinia Park, September 20, 2014,…

Why in the world are Matcha, Grains, and Coal trends?

…Updated post 7/28/2016 What the hell is Matcha ? Perhaps you know.  If not, Matcha is a Japanese jeweled-green powered Green Tea packed with insoluble fibers, anti-oxidant associated with Zen practices and has been used in Japanese tea ceremonies for hundreds of years. Today, Matcha is infused in Hagan-Dazs ice cream and Jamba Juices.  In a study by…

How Meg Gill crafted beer into an enterprise

We’re talking about  Every time I see a crafted beer bottle, I think of Yale University graduate and former Olympian hopeful turned- entrepreneur, Meg Gill  and, President of Golden Road Brewing Beer. Meg accessed the male-dominated industry and niche market [crafted beers] with her unparallel knowledge of beer with business partner, Tony Yanow and launched Golden Road Brewing…

Quiz The Health Benefits Of Turmeric

Quiz:  Do you know the spice and food coloring in yellow mustard? You guessed it.  Turmeric Spice known as Curcumin is added to yellow mustard for flavoring and coloring What is Turmeric? A plant and spice commonly in curry has a warm, bitter taste with natural healing properties and tremendous health benefits for: Sinus and cold Food…

How agriculturists used soil to combat crime and despair

Determined to search for ways to convert the northwest corridor of Detroit Michigan, Brightmoor from the shadows of crime, drugs and prostitution trafficking,  sheroes, Sheila Hoerauf and Riet Schumack cultivated small plots of vegetables into 15-miles of crops namely,  Brightmoor Farmway  Related story:  As Gardens Grow/Vivian Henoch/Brightmoor Farmway Besides, benefits of kale, green beans, and herbs, Brightmoor Youth Garden complements…