21st Century Tales

21st Century Tales

I used to tutor Brown, Black and White elementary school children in after school programs. The first Black principal in Tucson Unified School District, Dr. Anna Jolivet used to be the principal at a school I tutored at; her husband Clarence Jolivet was a descendant 

Veggie Chili Cheese Dog

Veggie Chili Cheese Dog

Like many Black women I’m still in work mode so happily items are being removed from agendas, goals becoming achievements. Seems like everyone is in a similar space – the mood not to do much cooking yet attain a semblance of nourishment. Try what I 

In the Time of Need

In the Time of Need

A few days ago I decided to begin each day and end each day silently reciting what I am thankful for. One of my friends said when he was struggling through a health crisis, “you have nothing if you don’t have your health.” I have 

Vegetable Fried Quinoa

Vegetable Fried Quinoa

If you’re planning to stay in this weekend to work by perhaps beginning your Spring Cleaning, or play – I am always up for a board game or Bid Whist – then this one pot dish may be for you and yours. Packed with the 

Vegan Caribbean Cabbage

Vegan Caribbean Cabbage

Please don’t fret – 94% of people worldwide who have contracted the COVID-19 Coronavirus have recovered. Which is not to say we should not be vigilant about washing our hands and covering our mouths when we cough or sneeze – those edicts have never been 

Tasty Teff

Tasty Teff

I grew up dining upon rice at least once a week, perhaps more, so it is with great displeasure I have ceased consumption due to alarming high levels of arsenic. If you follow me you know I’m a quinoa queen but am also open to