Cookbooks by Black Dietitians

March is National Nutrition Month®! This year’s theme, “Celebrate a World of Flavors,” demonstrates how flavors from cultures around the world are a tasty way to nourish ourselves and appreciate our diversity. Throughout March and the rest of the year, embrace the foods and flavors of your heritage and other global cultures. My team and…

Saute Purple Cabbage

Purple Cabbage [Recipe]

  Purple cabbage also is known as red cabbage brightens up any meal. Just look at that color! It contains a type of group of phytochemicals or compounds found in plant foods with disease-fighting properties known as polyphenols. What’s so important about polyphenols? Polyphenols may offer antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer benefits. In other words, it’s…

Vegan Lentil Soup

Lentil Soup [Recipe]

  During the colder months, I like to eat soups. All types of soups. Soups are hearty, filling, and can be a starter before a meal or the main entree. Lentils are a part of the legume family, high in folate, manganese, protein, and fiber, High fiber foods may reduce the risk of obesity, diabetes, and heart…