Eat for Your Health: Eggplant Claypot from Vietnam (V, GF)

Here is part two from my series on plant-based recipes from around the world!  This one is a traditional Vietnamese dish that comes from Kim of Kay Vegan Bistro in Ho Chi Minh City.  I ate there several times during my stay in March and everything was so delicious!  The restaurant is tucked in a peaceful little side street in Saigon and the staff is so friendly, especially Kim!  Here is the recipe for a special traditional dish that many of their guests enjoy, myself included!  I also highly recommend the papaya salad.

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7 Dangerously Common Nutrition Misconceptions

Welcome to the 3rd installment of my National Nutrition Month series. I'm writing this after spending a week traveling through Northern Vietnam where I feasted on an abundance of amazingly delicious healthy food options.  But WHAT IS healthy? There's an abundance of conflicting dietary information out there.  Choosing what to eat while being bombarded by advertisements, magazine articles and the persistent villanization of certain macronutrients that help keep the fad diet industry alive can be downright dizzying.  Carbs are bad, fat is good, wait, now fat is bad, protein is king or it doesn't really matter what you eat as long as calories in equal calories out.  Ahhhhh!!!!!

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