iEat Green – Karen Pearl – 07.28.16


Karen Pearl, President & CEO of God’s Love We Deliver, joined the organization in September 2006, bringing with her over 30 years of experience in nonprofit leadership.
During her tenure, Karen has expanded the organization’s capacity, increasing meal numbers by 94% and growing its advocacy program significantly to ensure access to services for those most in need.  Karen co-authored a chapter entitled, “Food is Medicine: The Ryan White Food and Nutrition Services Program as a Model for Comprehensive Food and Nutrition Services in the United States,” in the book, published in June 2015, Health of HIV Infected People: Food, Nutrition and Lifestyle with Antiretroviral Drugs.

Karen serves on the Public Policy Committee of AIDS United and on NYCHANS, the New York Coalition of HIV/AIDS Nutrition Services providers. She spearheads the national Advocacy Capacity Building Program for Food and Nutrition Services providers, and serves on the Board of Directors of the Nonprofit Coordinating Committee, an organization that helps build the infrastructure of nonprofits in the New York City metropolitan area.


1 can Chick peas,

6 Tbs. water

½ cup Tahini

4 teaspoons lemon juice

1Tbs. chopped garlic

1 Tbs. cumin

½ t. salt

Parsley or cilantro, (optional)

In a food processor, pulse chick peas until blended. Add water, and puree until smooth. Add remaining ingredients and process until smooth. Adjust seasonings for taste.

Garnish with Olive Oil, pine nuts and parsley



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