Tag: Healthy

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 

Caribbean Cod

Caribbean Cod

The first time I went to Ghana in 1992 I recall a cousin of my father’s colleague saying when he attended college in the United States it had been a culture shock for him. However, when he first visited Jamaica, well, that felt like home. 

Salsa Cruda

Salsa Cruda

Let’s make this quick, just like the recipe. Cruda translates to “crude” in English meaning unmilled, not refined nor processed. In salsas, the crudeness refers to the ingredients as they are raw and roughly chopped not blended like most other salsas. With that said, Salsa 

Cassava Flatbread

Cassava Flatbread

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 flatbread crackers. Imported from 

Holiday Hors’Doeuvres

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 

Pass The Peas

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