Oldways Ambassadors Brenda Atchison and Glorya Fernandez walked a KHN reporter by two cooking demonstrations to showcase trendy takes on cultural classics — like a chilly black-eyed pea salad simply in time for the brand new yr, and a garlicky dill mojo sauce served over spinach salad.
Final yr, Kelly LeBlanc, director of diet at Oldways, shared the group’s heritage-based meals information pyramids with KHN for a report on USDA meals tips. It’s the 10-year anniversary of Oldways’ A Style of African Heritage diet curriculum, and this yr, the curriculum grew to become a part of the Division of Agriculture’s SNAP-Ed Toolkit, a set of interventions from the Supplemental Vitamin Help Program instructional effort targeted on serving to low-income households make more healthy meals decisions and reinforce wholesome consuming habits.
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