Cassava Chips

If it has not been already established, I am a snack queen. So, something crunchy, slightly salty and good for you all simultaneously is my shuzzh. I think I may have come up with my new snack for 2020 – cassava chips. Imported from the Dominican Republic, the snack cut circularly into three large quarters,…

Holiday Hors’Doeuvres

My arugula creation is a healthy treat I may serve to my dinner guests Thursday after next – it is easy to make and scrumptious too. Actually, I may wait until Christmas because the arugula leaves look like little holly leaves; nonetheless, here is the quick recipe. Holiday Holly Organic Arugula Organic Cream Cheese Wild…

Pass The Peas

Despite what you may have heard, soul food is primarily a plant based cuisine, and one of its’ major stars is the pea. Immortalized in song by James Brown back-up band The JB’s and later Tony, Toni, Tone who paid homage on their 1990 release The Revival, peas hold a special place in Southern hearths…

Sustainable Eating

I was embarrassed as a kid because my mother required me cook dinner for our family. At least she made my brother cook too unlike some of my friends parents with Southern roots – the girls did all the inside work, the boys the outside – but she certainly did treat my brother better than…