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Black Food Bloggers To Immediately Add To Your IG Feed

Black Food Bloggers To Immediately Add To Your IG Feed |

There is so much work that needs to be done to end racial injustice, and it doesn’t stop with protests and making donations. It involves change in every facet of our lives and that includes what we cook, why we cook it and the conversations with friends and family at the dinner table. So we’ve compiled a must-follow list of Black food bloggers that are providing us with stellar (vegan, not-so-vegan, Afro-Caribbean, Southern, you name it) cookbooks and recipes with a history. This list is not comprehensive! We hope you’ll share your favorite Black food bloggers in the comments (or by tagging us on Instagram).

1. Aaron Hutcherson (@thehungryhutch)

As an NYC-based recipe developer, food writer and professional eater, Aaron describes his blog as “savory and sweet recipes that reflect a mix of my soul food upbringing, professional culinary expertise, and gastronomic curiosity.”  His blog features staple recipes (think homemade banana pudding and oven-baked ribs), but there are also plenty of dishes that may be new-to-you, like spicy roasted delica squash and pickled cucumber relish.

2. Jenné Claiborne (@sweetpotatosoul)

Sweet Potato Soul is much more than just an ode to everyone’s favorite root vegetable. This vegan chef is also sharing vibrant Southern-inspired recipes (hello, jerk jackfruit tacos) on her blog and in her cookbook. If you’re considering making the switch to a plant-based diet, don’t miss her tips on how to make your produce last longer and her meal plans.

3. Meiko Drew (@meikoandthedish)

With tried-and-true favorites like salt and pepper chicken thighs, Cajun shrooms and grits and smoky beef and tomato soup, it’s kind of impossible to decide which one of Meiko’s mouthwatering dishes to try first.

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#ad | First of all… happy OCTOBER! Second of all: Merry Soup Season! And lastly… this recipe for Smoky Beef & Tomatoes soup is the only way I recommend you kick the season off. That’s right -just what the doctored ordered.  A BIG-OLE-BOWL of hearty tomato soup with hunky chunks of lean ground beef, from Laura’s Lean spiced with smoky chipotles sounds like a recipe I would definitely have on stand-by as temperatures drop.  You can pickup Laura’s Lean at your local Kroger. Recipe details -> #meikoandthedish #foodblogfeed #eeeeeats #f52grams #feedfeed #easyrecipe #foodwinewomen #eatingfortheinsta #ESSENCEeats #huffposttaste #blackfoodbloggers #blackfoodie #DFWblogger #theeverygirlcooks #tomatosoup #soupseason #dallasfoodblogger

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4. Immaculate Adamu (@immaculatebites)

On her blog, Imma provides recipes that span the continent of Africa and the Caribbean homeland, like Asun (bold and spicy roasted goat) and doubles, a Caribbean curry chickpea and flatbread sandwich that’s the epitome of Trinidad street food. Scroll through tons of recipes for breakfast, lunch and dinner, along with quick and easy appetizers and bright desserts.

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What are you grilling this Sunday? If you haven't decided yet, let me share with you these GRILLED SHRIMP KABOBS with juicy shrimp marinated in cumin, Italian seasoning, lemon, garlic, pepper flakes, and fresh herbs, then threaded along with vibrant flavored veggies for one explosive yet quick and easy grilled food! A must-have this coming 4th of July! #kabobs #shrimp #easyrecipes #grilledshrimp⁠ ⁠ Tap @immaculatebites to get recipe link in my bio or copy the link below⁠ ⁠⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ #shrimplover#shrimps#seafood #foodblogeats #dinnerinspo #huffposttaste #foodstagram #eeeeats #food52#goodmoodfood #dinnerideas #shrimps #easyrecipe #eatright #dinnertonight #tastespotting #foodwinewomen #foodblogfeed #dailyfoodfeed #dinnerisserved #instayummy #f52grams #feelgoodfood #buzzfeedfood #todayfood #bhgfood ⁠

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5. Angela Davis (@thekitchenista)

As a self-taught home cook, food blogger, recipe developer and food photographer, Angela has been providing the masses with endless inspiration and know-how on The Kitchenista Diaries since 2012. Head over to the blog to find comfort food cookbooks and recipes like her next-level peach cobbler, and read about her personal journey from accountant to culinary entrepreneur.

6. Taneisha Morris (@theseasoned.skillet)

If you’re looking for flavorful recipes you can make again and again, you’ll find a friend in The Seasoned Skillet. Follow along for classic dishes with a twist, like Jamaican Rasta pasta and fresh vegetable and mixed bean salad.

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⁣Chicken Gyro w/ Homemade Tzatziki | I was so excited to make these! I mean – grinning from ear to ear, all by myself in our kitchen looking forward to how everything will come together!⠀ ⠀ These are the perfect way to taste the classic Greek flavors of lemon, garlic and oregano, everything melds so well together – it’s going to be a dance party, with every bite!⠀ ⠀ For my vegetarians, there’s a variation posted on the blog that substitutes the chicken with chickpeas, and more veggies like red and green bell peppers, avocado, olives, sun-dried tomatoes… & even artichoke would also work so well! ⠀ ⠀ I’ll link the recipe in my bio, or you can click here for quick access ?? @theseasoned.skillet && You can also pin all my recipes on @pinterest! ⠀ ⠀ Recipe:⠀ ⠀ I love seeing your recreated dishes – if you choose to share don’t forget to tag @theseasoned.skillet |#theseasonedskillet ⠀ ⠀ ♡ always, Taneisha⠀⠀ ﹒⠀⠀ ﹒⠀⠀ ﹒⠀⠀ ﹒⠀⠀ ﹒⠀ #fnceats @foodnetworkca #f52grams @food52 #feedfeed @thefeedfeed #thekitchn @thekitchn #hautecuisines @hautecuisines #huffposttatse @huffposttaste #cooksillustrated @cooksillustrated #buzzfeast @buzzfeedfood #blackgirlswhoblog @blackgirlswhoblog #torontofoodblogger #foodblogger

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7. Jehan Powell (@jehancancook)

Warning: this grid will make you REALLY hungry. Click through Jehan’s wonderfully curated feed for dish inspiration (hello, Caribbean coconut bake) and be sure and head over to her blog and YouTube channel to watch her in action.

8. Michael W. Twitty (@thecookinggene)

Follow this two-time James Beard award-winning culinary historian to educate yourself all about Southern food and its history. Oh, and be sure to read Twitty’s award-winning book, The Cooking Gene: A Journey Through African American Culinary History in the Old South while you’re at it!

9. Rachel Ama (@rachelama_)

Follow London-based YouTuber and recipe creator Rachel Ama for tasty everyday vegan recipes, like quick and easy noodle stir fry and chickpea and butternut squash coconut curry. She also has an amazing new cookbook, Vegan Eats, highlighting her favorite Caribbean-inspired dishes with a plant-based twist.

10. Tabitha Brown (@iamtabithabrown)

With over 2 million followers and counting, actress/vegan foodie/TikTok star Tabitha Brown offers everything from resources for allies to easy-to-follow vegan recipes. Follow to see what she’s cooking and discussing, and don’t miss out on her smile-inducing TikTok.

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Anybody else still dreaming about this Garlic Lovers Mushroom veggie pasta?? Incase you missed the @facebook live show sponsored by @mccormickspice click the link in my bio to watch❤️ Recipe below: INGREDIENTS Vegetable stock, (such as Kitchen Basics®) Water Grapeseed oil Linguine noodles McCormick® Sea Salt Grinder McCormick® Garlic Powder Garlic cloves, crushed or chopped Red bell pepper, seeded and chopped White mushrooms, sliced Yellow squash, chopped Zucchini, chopped McCormick® Salt Free Garlic and Herb Seasoning McCormick® Basil Leaves McCormick® Oregano Leaves Baby spinach leaves Lemon wedges McCormick® Black Pepper Grinder INSTRUCTIONS Mix enough veggie stock and water to cook noodles in a large saucepan. Add a dash of grapeseed oil and a pinch of salt and garlic powder. Bring to a boil and cook noodles about 10 minutes or until you like the texture. Drain well and set aside. Heat a splash of grapeseed oil in a large sauté pan. Add garlic and veggies, except spinach. Stir in garlic powder (I add a lot), garlic & herb seasoning (I add a lot of this, too), and a few shakes of basil and oregano. Sauté a few minutes while stirring. Once the veggies are softened, stir in the spinach. Sprinkle with a little more garlic & herb seasoning, if you’d like, tossing to mix. Add cooked noodles, along with a splash of veggie stock, a bit more oil and another sprinkle of garlic powder, basil and oregano. Sauté for about 2 more minutes, and then it’s ready! Serve on your favorite plate with a squeeze of fresh lemon juice over top. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and oregano, to taste. Then, Honey, eat good and enjoy! #vegan #foodie #tabithabrown #garliclovers #mccormickseasoning

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