Black History Month Virtual Potluck: 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 figure 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…

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…

Guaymas Shrimp

There are a number of things people don't know about Tucson. Esteban, the first recorded African explorer in North America came through what is now Tucson in about 1538. Esteban Park in the historical Dunbar-Springs neighborhood (named after famed poet Paul Laurence Dunbar) is the only monument to him in the nation.Tucson was founded August…