Keen on Quinoa

  By: Denisse OllerA confession. When I first tasted quinoa, more than 10 years ago, in a modest Peruvian diner in Paterson, New Jersey, I found the lightly grainy texture and earthy flavor a bit off-putting. Now, I eat quinoa at least three times a week. I love preparing it for ...
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Me encanta la quínoa, alimento de los dioses

  por Denisse OllerLo confieso, la primera vez que probé la quínoa, hace más de 10 años en un modesto restaurante peruano de Paterson, Nueva Jersey, encontré que su textura granulosa y sabor como terroso no me agradaban mucho. Ahora, como quínoa por lo menos tres veces a la semana ...
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From TV to the Kitchen – An Interview on “El Rincon de Isolda” (“Isolda’s Corner”)

By: Denisse OllerLast week I had the privilege of being a guest on “El Rincon de Isolda” (Isolda’s Corner), a popular online show hosted by internationally renowned journalist Isolda Peguero.  In the intimacy of her East Harlem studio, Isolda and I spoke at length about my work as Director of ...
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Volviendo a “The Heights” (Spanish Translation of “Back to the Heights”)

  por Denisse OllerLa idea de volver a Washington Heights –un vecindario muy especial para mí durante mi niñez– me llenaba de emoción ya que iba a impartir mi primer taller DASH de 2017, a solo unas cuadras del apartamento en el que mi tía Pat me inculcó el amor ...
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Back to The Heights

  By: Denisse OllerThe idea of going back to Washington Heights – the neighborhood that meant so much to me as a child – was especially exciting as I would be giving my first DASH diet workshop of 2017 just blocks from the apartment where my Aunt Pat instilled in ...
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Con DASH por una Mejor Salud, La Meta de ACP (Spanish Translation of “DASH-ing to Better Health”)

  por Denisse OllerCuando comencé mi dieta DASH (Enfoques dietéticos para detener la hipertensión) unos meses atrás, no tenía idea de la transformación física y emocional que viviría, ni del impacto de mi experiencia personal. Todo comenzó con un comentario al paso, o al menos eso pensaba entonces. Le comentaba ...
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DASH-ing to Better Health At ACP

  By: Denisse OllerWhen I started my DASH Diet challenge several months ago, I had no idea of the transformation that I would experience physically and emotionally, nor of the positive ripple effect of my personal experience. It all began with an innocuous remark – or so I thought. I ...
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Denisse Oller

SOMOS Vice President of Communications, Emmy-award winning television journalist, author and chef, and passionate about spreading the message of food as medicine in NYC's neediest communities.