Happy 2018, you guys!!! Since the new year just started, I'm sure many of you are feeling inspired to eat and live healthier. If you've been following me for a while, you know I talk about "plant-based" or "vegan" a lot, but I haven't really gone into the why. Here's the story of how I got inspired to eat healthier and the benefits I personally get from a mostly plant based whole foods diet. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=py_vSteLpM8 I'd love to hear your thoughts on this topic! Tell me... What is your relationship with food? Does a plant-based diet . . .
I am so excited/honored/anxious to share this with you all today: a few months ago, a producer from the NY Daily News asked me if I'd like to participate in a video series featuring New Yorkers who cook their traditional ethnic foods with their families. My mom and I signed on in a heartbeat, and now the video is here. The video shows us preparing a casual Russian/Ukrainian meal: beef cutlets with buckwheat and a creamy mushroom gravy. The recipe is available on the NY Daily News website. I have to admit, it was super weird to let a stranger into my home to . . .