The Sandy 15? Superstorm comfort-eating on menu

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His lights stayed on, so one night it was spare ribs braised in red wine, another it was butternut squash soup, and there’s still a pork loin to cook. He has invited neighbors and friends who are without power or affected by flooding to join him.

But now he knows that his local gym is open, so he is planning on squeezing that in between meals.

Still without power at her apartment or West Chelsea studio on Wednesday, de la Rue was making up for her indulgences with a few extra workout videos streamed on her iPad.

For fellow storm binge-eaters, she suggests candlelight yoga or any sort of household cleaning that requires scrubbing. If you’re home with the kids, ask them to put on their favorite music _ maybe you’ll become hip to a little Carly Rae Jepsen or One Direction _ and just dance around together.

Next time, Glassman said, plan ahead and make things such as low-sodium, bean-based soups, frozen vegetables, peanut butter, canned tuna and salmon, green tea and oatmeal the pantry “staples.”

It’s not too late to get on the bandwagon now, she added: “Every meal is a Monday morning.”

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