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Elote Summer Salad Made Perfect for the Ultimate Side Dish

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Elote salad is a fun take on the traditional elote that we love. It’s all at once sweet, sour, creamy and crunchy. If you have been to a street fair or food festival, you may have seen this delicious treat. Elote means corn cob. Made traditionally with roasted corn on the cob, cheese, mayo, lime and a... Read More

Make Creamy Lemonade Simple And Easy This Summer-Updated!

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Creamy lemonade was all the rage on Tik Tok in summer 2021. It is still on the list of summer must haves in 2022. The recipe is really easy. I made some creamy lemonade and added it to ice cube trays and even popsicle molds. I’m all about getting the most bang for my buck! Keep Cool... Read More

Arugula Zucchini Salad Makes It Easy To Go Green

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Arugula brings a green and peppery taste to this salad. I have come a long way since the days of iceberg lettuce. No shade to iceberg lovers. Iceberg lettuce was all I knew for many years. As a teen, I landed a gig as a cashier at a fancy supermarket. That’s when I first discovered Arugula. I... Read More

How To Make The Best Salad With Sweet Potatoes and Golden Beets

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Golden beets never made it to my grocery list. Not when I had my first apartment and shopping was an olympic sport. Not even when I grew up and my palate had become what I considered sophisticated. Beets, both red and orange were on the no-go list along with asparagus and the Brussels sprout. They were pretty... Read More

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

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