Brain Food

Drew RamsayDrew Ramsey, M.D., our consultant on matters of food and the brain, has hand-picked LC recipes that will fuel your body and feed your brain. He is a nationally recognized thought leader in mental health and nutritional psychiatry. He is a board certified adult psychiatrist with specialization in the treatment of mood disorders and anxiety, using integrative psychiatry and nutrition. He is the founder of the Brain Food Clinic in NYC, and author of Eat CompleteFifty Shades of Kale, and the Happiness Diet.  Dr. Ramsey is a faculty member at Columbia University Department of Psychiatry and has been in active clinical practice for 15 years.

Apple and celery salad in a patterned bowl, beside a cutting board with a knife and apple slices.

Apple and Celery Salad

A simple and elegant salad that brightens up whatever you serve it alongside. Crisp, tangy, and refreshing, it’s a perfect accompaniment.

A saucepan filled with a serving of cod and chorizo stew, 2 pita quarters, a dollop of sour cream, and a lemon wedge.

Cod and Chorizo Stew

A hearty stew filled with all kinds of exceptionally tasty things. And it’s easier than it sounds. Leave your wet raincoat at the door and try a bowlful.

A plate with parchment paper filed with squares of vegan walnut fig bars.

Vegan Walnut Fig Bars

A quick, healthy, vegan, fruit and nut-filled snack. Not too sweet but still good when you’re craving something less granola and more like dessert.

2 pieces of panko coated fish with chips and a slice of lemon, laying of a sheet of newspaper

Baked Fish and Chips

An incredibly easy recipe–because it was written with kids in mind–that delivers superb results, no matter what your kitchen skills are. Abracadabra!

A blue bowl filled with kale, pecans, green apple, and cilantro on a wooden table.

Cilantro Kale Salad

This herby vegan kale salad makes up for other boring salads. Tart apples, pecans, and a creamy dressing give a blast of taste and texture you’ll love.