West Indians are pioneers in juicing and Ital (plant-based) cooking. From wholesome punches like seamoss and peanut to green juices, Nostrand Avenue Health Food Store, located steps from the ⅖ subway station at Church Avenue, has been serving Brooklyn’s Little Caribbean for 26 years. Here I’d recommend the nutrient-rich Sea Moss Shake or World of Greens Shake. CaribBEING’s Kenya Cummings recommends their lunch special, which consists of a veggie burger and fresh juice for only $7. While you’re there you can also do some food shopping and pick up West Indian herbs and remedies, like fresh sea moss which contains 90% of the RDA of minerals, so you can make your own at home.
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