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brownie

January 19, 2022Peanut Butter Skillet Brownie

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We usually post savory bites, but try out this Peanut Butter Skillet Brownie from Dude That Cookz!

https://dudethatcookz.com/peanut-butter-skillet-brownie-a-la-mode/

November 16, 2021Sweet Potato Pie 

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Sweet potato pie is a classic fall dessert! Here is an easy recipe from Simply Lakita.

https://www.simplylakita.com/easy-sweet-potato-pie/

November 9, 2021...Vegan Apple Tarts 

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Here is a quick, vegan, and budget friendly recipe for apple tarts from Rachel Ama.

https://www.rachelama.com/recipe-blog/2020/3/11/quick-apple-tarts-vegan

biscuits

November 2, 2021Black Pepper Cultured Butter Biscuits 

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Try out this Black Pepper Cultured Butter Biscuits recipe from The Hungry Hutch!

https://www.thehungryhutch.com/black-pepper-cultured-butter-biscuits-recipe/

October 26, 2021Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

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Try out this great fall recipe from Butter Be Ready! https://www.butterbeready.com/roasted-butternut-squash-soup/

pumpkin banana bread

October 19, 2021Pumpkin Banana Bread Recipe 

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Try this pumpkin banana bread recipe from Immaculate Bites. Great for Fall!

https://www.africanbites.com/pumpkin-banana-bread/

October 12, 2021Cheeseburger Pizza 

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Try out the fun recipe for Cheeseburger Pizza from Dude That Cookz!

https://dudethatcookz.com/

October 5, 2021Homestyle Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe

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It’s fall, which also means flu season is approaching. Here is a Homestyle Chicken Noodle Soup recipe from Whisk it Real Gud blog.

https://whiskitrealgud.com/chicken-noodle-soup-11/

September 28, 2021Sweet Potato Chocolate Muffin Recipe

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Try out this sweet potato chocolate muffin recipe from sweet potato soul!

https://sweetpotatosoul.com/sweet-potato-chocolate-muffins/

September 21, 2021Chick Pea Pasta Salad

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Try out this recipe for Chick Pea Past salad from Marisa Moore! https://marisamoore.com/chickpea-pasta-salad/

macaroni salad

September 14, 2021Macaroni Salad 

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Baumass Foods have great plant-based recipes! Here is one for an easy macaroni salad!

https://www.baumassfoods.com/easy-macaroni-salad/

September 7, 2021Healthy Chicken Soup

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Here is a healthy chicken soup recipe from Ashlea at “All The Healthy Things”!

https://allthehealthythings.com/healthy-chicken-soup/

 

August 31, 2021College Meals 

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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!

https://www.eatingwell.com/gallery/13694/easy-cheap-healthy-college-meals/?slide=recipeId%3D261440#recipeId=261440

sweet and sour chicken

August 24, 2021Sweet & Sour Chicken from Dude that Cookz 

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Try this easy sweet and sour chicken recipe from Dude that Cookz!

#Chicago #UIC #UIC25 #tuesday #foodie #sweetandsour #blackchef

https://dudethatcookz.com/easy-sweet-sour-chicken/

pizza bowls simply lakita

August 17, 2021Pizza Bowls from Simply Lakita 

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Try out these pizza bowls from Simply Lakita!

https://www.simplylakita.com/easy-pizza-bowls/

southern cheese straws

August 3, 2021Southern Cheese Straws

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Try out this quick and easy recipe for Southern Cheese Straws from @immaculatebites!

https://www.africanbites.com/southern-cheese-straws/?utm_campaign=later-linkinbio-immaculatebites&utm_content=later-19361075&utm_medium=social&utm_source=linkin.bio

#UIC #UIC25 #Chicago #blackchefs

7 up pound cake

July 27, 20217-Up Pound Cake

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Try out this 7-up pound cake recipe from @grandbabycakes!

https://grandbaby-cakes.com/7-up-pound-cake/

#UIC #UIC25 #Chicago #blackchefs

July 20, 2021Andouille Collard Greens Soup

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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

mango ice cream

July 13, 2021Mango Ice Cream

#tryitouttuesday Summer is the perfect season for ice cream. Try out this vegan ice cream recipe from @jessicainthekitchen.

https://jessicainthekitchen.com/vegan-mango-ice-cream-3-ingredients/

July 6, 2021Sweet Potato Salad

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Sweet potato salad? Yup! Try out this recipe by Kevin Curry of @fitmencook.

#UIC #UIC25 #Chicago #sweetpotato #salad #foodie

https://fitmencook.com/sweet-potato-salad-cookout-worthy/

 

Jun 29, 2021Blueberry Cheesecake Stuffed French Toast

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Check out this recipe for Blueberry Cheesecake Stuffed French Toast by chef Monique Polanco! @peaches2peaches

#chef #food #breakfast #Chicago #UIC #UIC25

https://peachestopeaches.com/2021/06/25/blueberry-cheesecake-stuffed-baked-french-toast/

 

popsicles

June 22, 2021Homemade Popsicles 

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Summer is here, which means cold treats are in. Here is are recipes and tips for homemade popsicles.

#UIC #UIC25 #chicago #summer #popsicles

https://www.liveeatlearn.com/how-to-make-homemade-popsicles/

 

mac and cheese

June 15, 2021Millie Peartree’s Baked Mac & Cheese 

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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

https://www.instagram.com/p/CNiBEHeDCFk/

beignets

June 8, 2021…Beignets

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We posted about Tiana’s Jambalya inspired by Princess and the Frog, and here are the world famous beignets!

burgers

June 1, 2021Vegan and Gluten Free Burgers

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Here is a recipe for a vegan and gluten free burger that is perfect for the summer time! From Jessica in the Kitchen:

https://jessicainthekitchen.com/vegan-black-bean-quinoa-burgers-strawberry-bbq-sauce/

jambalaya

May 25, 2021Jambalaya 

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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!

https://mouseinfo.com/2020/07/recipe-tianas-jammin-jambalaya-mirewind/

smoothie

May 18, 2021Smoothies

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Try out this triple berry smoothie recipe. https://www.delish.com/cooking/recipe-ideas/a24892347/how-to-make-a-smoothie/

May 11, 2021Lemonade

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Summer is approaching, which is the season of lemonade. Everyone has a recipe or favorite flavor….try one out today!

May 4, 2021Relaxation Techniques 

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Feeling nervous about exams? Try out some of these relaxation techniques that are listed on this site.

https://www.onlineschoolscenter.com/20-effective-ways-to-calm-your-nerves-before-an-exam/

April 27, 2021Healthy Foods for Finals Week

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Try out some of these healthy foods and snacks during finals week!

https://blog.worldcampus.psu.edu/the-best-foods-to-eat-during-finals/#:~:text=Healthy%20carbohydrate%20picks%20include%20whole,Clark.

April 20,2021Baked Feta Pasta

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Have you seen this baked feta pasta going viral on Tik Tok? Try out this recipe and tell us what you think!

https://iamafoodblog.com/tiktok-baked-feta-pasta/

April 13, 2021Make Lunch Count

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Today is National Make Lunch Count day. Here are 35 lunch recipes you can try out. Which one looks good to you?

https://www.brit.co/easy-healthy-lunch/

 

April 6, 2021Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies 

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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!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aG8Pz63Hk_c

March 30, 2021Salmon Burger

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Darius Cooks is at it again with another recipe. This time he’s making a salmon burger. Check it out!

https://vm.tiktok.com/ZMeyXRDnN/

at home spa

March 23. 2021At-Home Spa 

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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!

March 16, 2021Spinach Artichoke Dip 

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Try out this Tik Tok recipe for Spinach Artichoke Dip!

https://vm.tiktok.com/ZMehftg3F/

March 9, 2021Napping Tips! 

#TryitoutTuesday Did you know today is #NationalNappingDay? Kids take naps but adults need them too! Check out this list of napping tips!

https://elemental.medium.com/how-to-take-the-perfect-nap-397ee26a64c7

 

March 2, 2021Tortilla Hack? 

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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!)

wally amos

February 23, 2021Chocolate Chip Cookies 

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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.

February 16, 2021…Fish Tacos

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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

 

February 9, 2021French Fry Crusted Chicken 

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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!

@iamdariuscooks

French Fry crusted chicken strips. Because. Um. We can. Amen. Lol

♬ original sound – Darius Williams

February 2, 2021Nikki 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.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zdR0PVznL4o

January 26, 2021Taco Tuesday 

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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!

Recipe: Blackened Cajun Shrimp Tacos

January 19, 2021Sleeping Schedule Tips 

#TryitoutTuesday Still trying to get your sleep schedule back on track for school? Try these tips help fix your broken sleep clock.

https://www.healthline.com/health/healthy-sleep/how-to-fix-sleep-schedule

 

January 12, 2021Stretches 

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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.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LtjyLbTIPB0

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wRAtVLgj-wU