Irene Cuisine: How to Eat Healthy If Your Power’s Out
If Hurricane Irene’s headed yourِ way, youِ mightِ beِ raiding theِ supermarket isles, hoping toِ stock upِ onِ food forِ the weekend.
People goِ to theِ store andِ they’re stocking upِ onِ junk food andِ party food, saidِ Katherine Tallmadge, a registered dietitian andِ author ofِ Diet Simple (LifeLine Press, 2011).
To meet yourِ nutritional needs, youِ wantِ toِ makeِ sure yourِ meals provide a combination ofِ protein, fats andِ carbohydrates, saidِ Heather Mangieri, a nutrition consultant andِ spokesperson forِ the American Dietetic Association.
Mangieri recommends stocking up on the following foods:
Tallmadge recommends bean salad, whichِ canِ beِ made fromِ canned beans, andِ adding vegetables suchِ asِ onions andِ celery.
The options areِ just reallyِ limitless, I think, Tallmadge said.
Nobody isِ goingِ to die ofِ starvation beingِ without a steak forِ a couple ofِ days..