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Let’s go from plant-curious to plant-focused. Visit often for recipes, shopping ideas and advice to help you and your family transition to a healthier lifestyle. The goal is to eat well, feel well and live well!

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Red Juneteenth Punch and 4 Really Great Traditional Recipes

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Juneteenth in my home means food, family and friends. This year, the United States, will recognize the holiday as a national event. Juneteenth falls on Sunday, June 19th. The official holiday is on Monday, June 20th and for most is a day off from school and work. About Juneteenth Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation was effective on January... Read More

Strawberry Shortcake Is The Ultimate Summertime Dessert

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Strawberry Shortcake. Come on. Say it three times. I have always thought this was was a fun and easy dessert to make.  June 14th is National Strawberry Shortcake Day and the perfect way to celebrate Strawberry season.  What I really love about Strawberry Shortcake is that it’s messy. It’s really about putting it together in layers. I... Read More

Roasted Potato Salad Made Easy and Ready to Eat

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Roasted potato salad was born out of my desire to switch up an old classic. Hands down one of our fave summer salads. Okay so when the temps go up outside, no one wants to turn on the oven. Except me. I love to get up before sun starts blazing in order to roast my veggies. It... Read More

What You Need To Do To Start a Plant-Based Diet

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Diet. The very word is not appealing. A plant-based diet feels more kind. It feels more like a live-it when I hear that. It may well be that people lose weight when they start leaning into plant-based nutrition. But dieting is not what Black Girls Eat is all about. I became a plant-based advocate after making changes... Read More

How to Shop for Plant-Based Meals and Save Money

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Learning how to shop for plant-based meals is not so different from the traditional visit to the grocery store. There’s just a shift in priorities. In my previous life, I would start in the meat section and then make my way over to produce. Now I start in the produce aisle with a laser like focus on... Read More

Butternut Squash Sauce Creamy, Fresh, and Easy to Make

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Butternut squash sauce popped up in my life a few months ago. I was staring at several packages of bucatini pasta and looking for ideas. I don’t know about you but, I get bored from time to time. As I am exploring plant-based nutrition, I’m expanding my food vocabulary. In the past, butternut was a rock hard... Read More

Roasted Delicata Squash Made Fast and Easy

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Delicata is just how it sounds. It’s delicate! Of all of the squash I have discovered in the past couple of years, this one is a fave. Once roasted, the hard outside becomes edible. Yes, I was shocked too! You can roast the whole squash and eat the whole squash. How awesome is that? Roasted delicata tastes... Read More

Roasted Mushrooms With Balsamic and Honey Made Easy

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Roasted mushrooms did not make it to my plate until I was a full grown adult. As a kid, roasting anything was not really the norm. Our oven worked over-time on cake, cornbread and baked meats but never for vegetables. It sounds silly now but I don’t ever remember anyone being excited about turning the oven on... Read More

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