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Welcome to A Taste of African Heritage

We are very happy to have you join our community of A Taste of African Heritage students. Wishing you health, happiness, and a delicious adventure ahead!

  1. 1
    • Welcome Message

    • Discussion: Family Food Traditions

    • Slideshow Presentation: Pyramid Walk Through & Nutrition Shifts

    • Discussion: Reclaiming Your Health

    • Slideshow Presentation: The 4 Regions of the African Diaspora

    • Discussion: Tracing Your Heritage

    • Slideshow Presentation: Herbs and Spices

    • COOK-ALONG: Jollof Rice Demo with Claire

    • COOK-ALONG: Spicy Chickpeas Demo with Sarah

  2. 2
    • Lesson: Introduction to Leafy Greens

    • Lesson: The Flavors of Leafy Greens

    • Lesson: The Heritage of Leafy Greens

    • Discussion: How Do You Eat Leafy Greens?

    • Lesson: The Importance of Cooking Greens Quickly

    • Lesson: Ways to Cook Greens

    • COOK-ALONG: Garlicky Dill Mojo Sauce with Claire

    • COOK-ALONG: Tangy Collard Greens Demo with Sarah

    • COOK-ALONG: Greens Mixup Demo with Yvonne

    • COOK-ALONG: Green Smoothie Demo with Fatou

    • COOK-ALONG: Spinach Cucumber Dill Salad Demo with Tiffany

    • WRAP UP: Greens Review & Homework

  3. 3
    • Lesson: Introduction to Whole Grains

    • Lesson: Parts of a Whole Grain & Looking for Whole Grains

    • Lesson: Whole Grains at Every Meal

    • Lesson: African Heritage Grain History

    • DISCUSSION: How do you like to eat whole grains?

    • Lesson: Importance of Whole Grains

    • COOK-ALONG: Curry Couscous with Peppers Demo with Sarah

    • COOK-ALONG: Millet with Zucchini and Chickpeas Demo with Adante

    • COOK-ALONG: Quinoa with Ginger and Carrots Demo with Yvonne

    • WRAP UP: Whole Grain Review & Homework

  4. 4
    • Homework Review & Welcome

    • Introduction to Beans & Whole Grain Rice

    • DISCUSSION: How do you like to eat beans?

    • Lesson: Beans & Rice: A New Staple

    • Lesson: Types of Beans

    • Lesson: History of Rice Cultivation by African Women

    • Lesson: Beans & Rice Dishes Across the Diaspora

    • Lesson: Beans & Rice Nutrition

    • DISCUSSION: What does a "plant-based diet" mean to you?

    • Lesson: Plant-Based Diets Are Healthy

    • DISCUSSION: If you are vegetarian or vegan, can you share why?

    • Lesson: Meatless Meals

    • Lesson: Shopping Tips for Beans & Rice

    • COOK-ALONG: Cold Black-Eyed Pea Salad Demo with Kamisha

    • COOK-ALONG: Caribbean Coconut Red Beans Demo with Claire

    • COOK-ALONG: Simple Red Lentils Demo with Selas

    • WRAP UP: Homework & Review

  5. 5
    • Lesson: Homework Review and Intro to Tubers

    • Lesson: Overview of African Heritage Tubers

    • Lesson: Heritage and Health of Tubers

    • Lesson: Enjoy Tubers in a Healthy Way

    • Lesson: Shopping for Tubers

    • COOK-ALONG: Senegalese Sweet Potato Stew ("Mafe") Demo with Kamisha

    • COOK-ALONG: Irio Demo with Fatou

    • COOK-ALONG: Yuca Fries Demo with Glorya

    • DISCUSSION: What are your favorite tubers?

    • WRAP UP: Homework & Tubers Review

  6. 6
    • Homework Review & Introduction to Fruits and Vegetables

    • Lesson: The Role of Fruits and Vegetables

    • DISCUSSION: Why don't Americans eat enough fruits and vegetables?

    • Lesson: Produce Can Be Affordable

    • Lesson: Fruit and Vegetable Market Tour

    • Lesson: The Rainbow of Fruits and Vegetables

    • DISCUSSION: What are other elements of a happy and healthy lifestyle?

    • COOK-ALONG: After-Chop Fruit Salad Demo with Kamisha

    • COOK-ALONG: Blackened Okra Demo with Calvis

    • COOK-ALONG: Braised Cabbage Demo with Glorya

    • THE NEXT CHAPTER: How will YOU carry forth the lessons you learned?

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