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Food Heaven Podcast

Aug 4, 2021

Do you think body acceptance has reached the black community? Today we’re talking with Tamara Melton, Registered Dietitian and co-founder of Diversify Dietetics on the topic of Black Beauty Standards, and how society influences how the self-worth of Black women. We talk about everything from hair texture to skin tone...


Jul 7, 2021

Today we are hanging out with one of our favorite food content creators, Nasim Lahbichi aka @lahbco! Born and raised in a Puerto Rican-Moroccan household in Brooklyn, Nasim believes in the power of nourishing our bodies and he aims to help others gain a sense of that power in the kitchen and at the table. Nasim’s...


Jun 30, 2021

Did you know our birthdays are one day apart? Jess' birthday was yesterday and Wendy’s is TODAY. Next week we’ll be in Joshua Tree celebrating together (and checking out the progress made on my @jewelcrestcottage new construction project). Today on the podcast we talk about our thoughts, fears and hopes about...


Jun 23, 2021

Prediabetes rates have been rising and there’s so much confusion and stigma associated with the diagnosis. Today we’re talking with dietitian friend Alice Figueroa about what prediabetes is and the importance of a compassionate and individualized approach to treatment. Alice recently authored Prediabetes Diet and...


Jun 16, 2021

Let's talk about veganism in the Black community, shall we? Today's mini-episode is a continuation of a conversation we had with our favorite podcast guest Marquisele "Mikey" Mercedes. As a Presidential Fellow at the Brown University School of Public Health, Mikey's doctoral training focuses on the intersection of fat...