Elyse Prince

Elyse Prince earned her master’s degree in reporting from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University and an undergraduate degree from Washington University in St. Louis. After working for PBS in very different capacities — as an editorial web producer for thirteen/WNET New York and as a web editor and television producer for the show NOW on PBS — she now brings her digital experience, social networking know-how and passion for healthy food to Foodista. Elyse is also currently attending the National Gourmet Institute for Health and Culinary Arts in New York to become a certified Natural Foods Chef.

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March 30, 2011

vegetarian cookbook

Whether you are a vegetarian or just love veggies, Mark Bittman’s culinary bible, How to Cook Everything Vegetarian, will introduce you to a whole new list of ingredients and cooking methods!...

March 29, 2011

There's nothing wrong with a little Suga Suga! As Baby Bash brilliantly said: So tight, so fly You got me lifted, you got me lifted Here are three tips to making your life a little sweeter: 1....

March 27, 2011

Top 5 NYC Chinatown Restaurants from Josh Beckerman

Josh Beckerman is a professional entertainer (magician/comedian) and culinary adventurer who writes about the NYC restaurant scene for his website www.nycfoodie.com. He dines out every day at...

March 25, 2011

coconut oil

Best Oils: Fish Oil: Fish oil is the most concentrated source of omega-3 fatty acids, and omega-3s are "good fats" that are essential to human health. Studies have shown that omega- 3...

March 24, 2011

In a world where “veggie burger” means a flattened block of soy protein, studded with carrots and peas whose flavor is thankfully masked with ketchup, mustard and lots of relish, it...

March 22, 2011

Flaxseeds

Flaxseeds for hot flashes? - That's the latest "food-for-health" question posed by The New York Times  in reaction to a recent study from the Mayo Clinic showing the effectiveness...

March 22, 2011

Top 5 Whole Foods Market Products

When you're going to Whole Foods Market, you don't say "I'm going food shopping"— Right? You say "I'm going to Whole Foods...Wanna come?" There's also...

March 21, 2011

Who doesn't love a potluck dinner with friends? It's half the work and cost. The only problem is that you end up with a whole bunch of dishes that don't go together, too many desserts...

March 20, 2011

5 Tips to Making the Best Pie Crust from Pastry Chef Lauren Soutiere

Lauren has worked in a variety of pastry kitchens, but she feels most at home making rustic desserts using the best seasonal ingredients that she can get her hands on. She trained at The French...

March 18, 2011

Coffee Cake Hamantaschen Recipe for Purim

This Purim, we're dressing up our hamantaschen as coffee cakes - It is after all a costume party! There's nothing wrong with the classic strawberry, prune and apricot hamantaschen filling, but this...

March 17, 2011

Vegan Kasha Potato Loaf Recipe

Think of the texture of a vegetarian meat loaf, only with a flavor all its own. The nutty, earthy kasha along with the creamy potatoes and sweet caramelized onions make this a flavorful and healthy...

March 17, 2011

How Many Calories Can You Afford for Lunch?

Typically, going out for fast food is good for your wallet, bad for your waist line. But, what if you could get a fast-food meal that was also calorie-conscious? Well, that's exactly what Stephanie...

March 16, 2011

Go Against the Grain with Kasha, Couscous and Soba

Tired of eating pasta for dinner every night? Try some different grains for a change! Kasha/Roasted Buckwheat (pictured above): This whole grain has a toasty, nutty, almost earthy flavor. It's rich...

March 15, 2011

For all you culinary students thinking about working in a restaurant kitchen, Season 8 Hell's Kitchen contestant Boris Poleschuk is here to help you succeed with just a few simple tips.  He...

March 13, 2011

Top 10 Healthy Restaurants in New York City

1. Telepan: This Upper West Side standout serves up excellent seafood and healthy, organic fare. The best part is that Chef Bill Telepan gets most of his ingredients from the local farmers' markets...

March 13, 2011

Top 5 Greek Recipes from Chef Gilda Mulero

Foodista Fives is a weekly, fun food-related list shared by someone in the culinary world that relates to their line of work...Is there a chef, cookbook author, restauranteur, food blogger that you...

March 11, 2011

Top 5 Foods to Make Your Skin and Hair Shine

What you put on your plate can also be what you put on your body. Just take a look in your shower and you’ll see what I’m talking about: grapefruit and sugar beet shampoo, acai berry avocado...

March 6, 2011

Foodista Fives - Chef Jay Weinstein

Foodista Fives is a weekly, fun food-related list shared by someone in the culinary world that relates to their line of work…Is there a chef, cookbook author, restauranteur, food blogger that you...

March 4, 2011

The Natural Gourmet: Make Your Own Spice Mixtures and Herb Bundles

Forget Mrs. Dash and Emeril's Essences! Learn how to make your own BAM with these 5 herb and spice recipes, courtesy of The Natural Gourmet: Fresh Curry Blend: This green curry paste works great as...

March 3, 2011

The Foodista Party Brownie: Let's Make a Brownie Recipe Together

In NYC, there's no shortage of trendy bake shops. There are bakeries that specialize in cupcakes, pie, even macaroons. And, there's a "best-of list" for all of them: The Best Cupcakes in New York,...

March 2, 2011

A Bean Intervention: 5 Tips to Enjoying Beans Without Gas

For all of you bean lovers out there, who have suffered way too long, this post is for you... Beans are one of the most nutritious and satisfying foods - rich in complex carbohydrates, low-fat...

February 28, 2011

Tell Us Your Funny Cooking Mistakes...

"This is my invariable advice to people: Learn how to cook- try new recipes, learn from your mistakes, be fearless, and above all have fun!" — Julia Child (My Life in France) A harmless cooking...

February 27, 2011

Foodista Fives - Nutritionist Karin Testa

Foodista Fives is a weekly, fun food-related list shared by someone in the culinary world that relates to their line of work…Is there a chef, cookbook author, restauranteur, food blogger that you...

February 25, 2011

The Natural Gourmet: Let There Be Fried Food

Before we get started, I should mention that this is probably the first and last time we are going to be deep frying food at The Natural Gourmet since it is after all a "healthy cooking school" (so...

February 23, 2011

Healthy Recipes with Butter—Say What?

There's no reason to banish butter from your diet! Here are three reasons why: 1) In Small Amounts, It's Perfectly Healthy For You: Check out the photo above: It's a schmear of "B-U...

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