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African Americans: Healthy Communities

These plant-based recipes honor African American culinary traditions.

Building meals from fruits, vegetables, grains, and beans supports optimal health because they are naturally rich in fiber, vitamins, and minerals, low in saturated fat and calories, and free of cholesterol. People who eat a plant-based diet lower their risk for heart disease, type 2 diabetes, certain cancers, and other health conditions.


Recipe of the Week: Homemade Vegan Style Cornbread Dressing

Food for Life instructor Cheryl Marshall shares a delicious recipe for Homemade Vegan Style Cornbread Dressing!

Cooking Demo - Jerk Lentils

Cooking Demo - Mac N Cheese

Cooking Demo - Hoppin John