Red Beans & Tri-Color Quinoa

When Mayor Pete Buttigieg introduced The Douglass Plan it made me question why he thought naming his project to benefit African Americans after a 19th century antebellum icon was a good idea. The name alone demonstrated Mr. Buttigieg had not consulted any African Americans during the devising of his plan. Fredrick Douglass was an elder…

Citrus Custard Cream Pie

Many years ago, I worked as a VIP flight attendant for 17 different NBA teams, several NFL, NHL and MLB teams as well as some notable figures in the music and film industry. The NBA clientele included the Lakers, Spurs, Rockets, Mavericks, Kings, Nets, Timberwolves, Warriors, Clippers, Hawks, Suns, Celtics, Grizzlies, Pacers, 76'ers, Nuggets and…

A Plant-Based Pyramid: Broccoli Salad

Mrs. Alelia Murphy, the oldest person in the United States, died a few months ago November 28, 2019. She was 114 years old and an African-American woman. Her successor, 114 year old Mrs. Hester Ford is also African-American. In fact, 6 out of the 10 oldest Americans on record were all African-American women born in…

Cranberry Quinoa

A great plant based side dish that is fast and everyone will enjoy. Organic QuinoaOrganic Vegetable or Chicken Broth1/4 Cup Organic Dried Cranberries1/4 Cup Organic Roasted Peanuts (Unsalted)1 Tablespoon Olive Oil1 Large Garlic Clove1 teaspoon Garam Masala1 teaspoon Spike Seasoning1 teaspoon Marjoram Toast quinoa in a saucepan on high heat for a few minutes until…

Roasted Turkey

Naturally, I'm busy today being Thanksgiving Eve, so this post will be brief. Roasted Turkey Organic TurkeyWaterSage6 Bay Leaves6 Oranges, Lemon & Limes6 Large Garlic ClovesSaltRosemaryOregano1 Medium Red OnionBlack and Pink Peppercorns I highly recommend brining your turkey for at least 24 hours on each side, but breast side down being the priority. I will…