Tag: Vegetarian

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 

Do-Over

Do-Over

As is almost the case every time I drive now, a man on a street corner asked me for money. When I smiled and mouthed “I’m sorry I don’t have any” meaning I didn’t have any cash with me which is usually the case even 

5 Minute Zucchini

5 Minute Zucchini

Mom used to make this in the 80’s, my updated version is for 2020 – quick, simple, tasty and healthy. I wanted to eat the entire saucepan but I shared. Thank you to the people that continuously share with me and the world. 5 Minute 

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 

Healthy Deluxe Grilled Cheese

Healthy Deluxe Grilled Cheese

I came up with this sandwich sometime shortly after becoming a vegetarian in 1983. This was a pre-outside of Austin Whole Foods era, during which I frequented and ultimately joined a natural food co-op. I began Collards partly to expand the health food sphere to 

Veggie Gluten Free Pizza

Veggie Gluten Free Pizza

In the short period between November 1963 and June 1968, four major political figures including the president of the United States were assassinated at the same time an estimated 700 uprisings took place in every major and many minor cities around the nation. When Dr.