Try It Out Tuesdays
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Recommend recipes and activities that have made you happy throughout the week.
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February 1, 2022…Black History Month
Check out our social media and website for exciting events we have coming up!
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January 25, 2022…Buffalo Chicken Wings
Try this Buffalo Chicken Wing recipe from Immaculate Bites! Perfect for any get together. https://www.africanbites.com/buffalo-wings/
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January 19, 2022…Peanut Butter Skillet Brownie
We usually post savory bites, but try out this Peanut Butter Skillet Brownie from Dude That Cookz!
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November 16, 2021…Sweet Potato Pie
Sweet potato pie is a classic fall dessert! Here is an easy recipe from Simply Lakita.
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November 9, 2021...Vegan Apple Tarts
Here is a quick, vegan, and budget friendly recipe for apple tarts from Rachel Ama.
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November 2, 2021…Black Pepper Cultured Butter Biscuits
Try out this Black Pepper Cultured Butter Biscuits recipe from The Hungry Hutch!
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October 26, 2021…Butternut Squash Soup Recipe
Try out this great fall recipe from Butter Be Ready! https://www.butterbeready.com/roasted-butternut-squash-soup/
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October 19, 2021…Pumpkin Banana Bread Recipe
Try this pumpkin banana bread recipe from Immaculate Bites. Great for Fall!
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October 12, 2021…Cheeseburger Pizza
Try out the fun recipe for Cheeseburger Pizza from Dude That Cookz!
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October 5, 2021…Homestyle Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe
It’s fall, which also means flu season is approaching. Here is a Homestyle Chicken Noodle Soup recipe from Whisk it Real Gud blog.
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September 28, 2021…Sweet Potato Chocolate Muffin Recipe
Try out this sweet potato chocolate muffin recipe from sweet potato soul!
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September 21, 2021…Chick Pea Pasta Salad
Try out this recipe for Chick Pea Past salad from Marisa Moore! https://marisamoore.com/chickpea-pasta-salad/
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September 14, 2021…Macaroni Salad
Baumass Foods have great plant-based recipes! Here is one for an easy macaroni salad!
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September 7, 2021…Healthy Chicken Soup
Here is a healthy chicken soup recipe from Ashlea at “All The Healthy Things”!
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August 31, 2021…College Meals
On campus and wondering what to cook? Or at home and trying to fit cooking healthy, low cost meals into your schedule? Here is the link for you!
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August 24, 2021…Sweet & Sour Chicken from Dude that Cookz
Try this easy sweet and sour chicken recipe from Dude that Cookz!
#Chicago #UIC #UIC25 #tuesday #foodie #sweetandsour #blackchef
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August 17, 2021…Pizza Bowls from Simply Lakita
Try out these pizza bowls from Simply Lakita!
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August 3, 2021…Southern Cheese Straws
Try out this quick and easy recipe for Southern Cheese Straws from @immaculatebites!
#UIC #UIC25 #Chicago #blackchefs
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July 27, 2021…7-Up Pound Cake
Try out this 7-up pound cake recipe from @grandbabycakes!
#UIC #UIC25 #Chicago #blackchefs
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July 20, 2021…Andouille Collard Greens Soup
Try out this Andouille and Collard Greens Soup recipe from Aaron Hutcherson of The Hungry Hatch. https://www.thehungryhutch.com/andouille-collard-greens-soup-cornmeal-dumplings/
#UIC #UIC25 #Chicago #blackchefs
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July 13, 2021…Mango Ice Cream
#tryitouttuesday Summer is the perfect season for ice cream. Try out this vegan ice cream recipe from @jessicainthekitchen.
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July 6, 2021…Sweet Potato Salad
Sweet potato salad? Yup! Try out this recipe by Kevin Curry of @fitmencook.
#UIC #UIC25 #Chicago #sweetpotato #salad #foodie
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Jun 29, 2021…Blueberry Cheesecake Stuffed French Toast
Check out this recipe for Blueberry Cheesecake Stuffed French Toast by chef Monique Polanco! @peaches2peaches
#chef #food #breakfast #Chicago #UIC #UIC25
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June 22, 2021…Homemade Popsicles
Summer is here, which means cold treats are in. Here is are recipes and tips for homemade popsicles.
#UIC #UIC25 #chicago #summer #popsicles
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June 15, 2021…Millie Peartree’s Baked Mac & Cheese
This week, we’re highlighting Chef and Food Blogger Millie Peartree and her baked Mac & Cheese recipe. Juneteenth is this Saturday, so maybe try out this recipe and bring it to the function!
#UIC #UIC25 #chicago #bakedmacandcheese
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June 8, 2021…Beignets
We posted about Tiana’s Jambalya inspired by Princess and the Frog, and here are the world famous beignets!
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June 1, 2021…Vegan and Gluten Free Burgers
Here is a recipe for a vegan and gluten free burger that is perfect for the summer time! From Jessica in the Kitchen:
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May 25, 2021…Jambalaya
One of the latest trends on Tik Tok is making food from cartoons, like this jambalaya from the Princess and the Frog. Try out this recipe and let us know what you think!
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May 18, 2021…Smoothies
Try out this triple berry smoothie recipe. https://www.delish.com/cooking/recipe-ideas/a24892347/how-to-make-a-smoothie/
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May 11, 2021…Lemonade
Summer is approaching, which is the season of lemonade. Everyone has a recipe or favorite flavor….try one out today!
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May 4, 2021…Relaxation Techniques
Feeling nervous about exams? Try out some of these relaxation techniques that are listed on this site.
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April 27, 2021…Healthy Foods for Finals Week
Try out some of these healthy foods and snacks during finals week!
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April 20,2021…Baked Feta Pasta
Have you seen this baked feta pasta going viral on Tik Tok? Try out this recipe and tell us what you think!
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April 13, 2021…Make Lunch Count
Today is National Make Lunch Count day. Here are 35 lunch recipes you can try out. Which one looks good to you?
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April 6, 2021…Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies
Watch SweetPotatoSoul on YouTube try out different vegan chocolate chip cookie recipes. Which ingredient do you think is the best egg substitute? Try it out and let us know below!
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March 30, 2021…Salmon Burger
Darius Cooks is at it again with another recipe. This time he’s making a salmon burger. Check it out!
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March 23. 2021…At-Home Spa
Since it’s spring break, make sure you take some time to relax. Try out these tips to make an inexpensive at home spa. Don’t forget to add your favorite Black-Owned products!
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March 16, 2021…Spinach Artichoke Dip
Try out this Tik Tok recipe for Spinach Artichoke Dip!
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March 9, 2021…Napping Tips!
#TryitoutTuesday Did you know today is #NationalNappingDay? Kids take naps but adults need them too! Check out this list of napping tips!
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March 2, 2021…Tortilla Hack?
Have you tried the Tortilla hack seen on Tik Tok? If so, what ingredients did you use? For today, here is a recipe:
Viral Tortilla Hack (20+ Global Filling Ideas + Low-carb Options!)
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February 23, 2021…Chocolate Chip Cookies
Wally Amos is the founder of Famous Amos chocolate chip cookies. Try out your own recipe of chocolate chip cookies and show us how they turned out down below.
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February 16, 2021…Fish Tacos
In the mood for some fish tacos? Here is Marcus Samuelson’s Recipe he shared on You & Me This Morning. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JZmfGb9JHsU
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February 9, 2021…French Fry Crusted Chicken
Don’t have any idea what to make cook tonight or looking for a new recipe to try, we have one for you. Take a look at Darius’s french fry crusted chicken!
French Fry crusted chicken strips. Because. Um. We can. Amen. Lol
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February 2, 2021…Nikki Giovanni and James Baldwin
What are your thoughts from this snippet? Do you agree with Giovanni and her view of the black woman? Let us know below.
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January 26, 2021…Taco Tuesday
It’s Tuesday, AKA Taco Tuesday! Try out this recipe for Shrimp Tacos. Put a twist on it and let us know how it goes below!
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January 19, 2021…Sleeping Schedule Tips
#TryitoutTuesday Still trying to get your sleep schedule back on track for school? Try these tips help fix your broken sleep clock.
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January 12, 2021…Stretches
Do you ever notice your body feeling stiff when you wake up or after sitting at your desk? If so, try out these different stretches.