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African Americans: Healthy Communities

Explore these pages for healthful recipes—rich in fruits, vegetables, grains, and beans—that honor African American culinary traditions, inspirational success stories, and resources and events for your own culinary journey.

African Heritage Power Plate

African Heritage Power Plate

The African Heritage Power Plate is inspired by healthful ancestral food traditions from across the African diaspora that are commonly enjoyed by African Americans today. This Power Plate relies on four major food groups that were staples in traditional African diets: fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and beans. Download our free e-book with more recipes to get started on a plant-based diet! Fill out the form below and the download link will be delivered to your email inbox.


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Celebrate Juneteenth With Plant-Based Cookout Recipes

Celebrate Juneteenth with these plant-based, summertime recipes from Physicians Committee Food for Life instructors.