10 Black Foodies You Should Follow for Healthy & Finger-Lickin' Good Meal Ideas

10 Black Foodies You Should Follow for Healthy & Finger-Lickin' Good Meal Ideas

From vegans who provide recipes for good health to meat lovers who provide recipes that will for sure give you the 'itis, here are 10 people who are definitely cooking for the culture! Check them out!

1. Jessica Hylton-Leckie

After close to 10 years of being sick and having endless doctors appointments and procedures, Jessica switched to a vegetarian (whole foods) diet and has never looked back. She's a self-taught home chef who realized how great a whole food, vegetarian lifestyle is for your overall well being. She provides recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, snacks, and more!

“Be you, bravely.” - 💕beautiful wise and true tumblr quote ✨

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2. Darius Williams

Darius is a food blogger and restaurant owner (Greens and Gravy in Atlanta, GA) whose food will definitely feed your soul! He can show you better than we can tell you so make sure you check out his YouTube channel too. 

Cook with love. Feed the soul.

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 3. Jocelyn Delk Adams

At an early age, Jocelyn loved visiting Mississippi to watch her grandmother bake. Hence, her brand, Grandbaby Cakes, was inspired by her grandmother. She hopes to inspire a new generation of bakers and cooking enthusiasts to learn kitchen skills and not feel guilty about enjoying dessert. Got a sweet tooth? Her recipes will definitely help with that!

 4. Kevin Curry

Kevin believes that “our bodies are built in the kitchen and sculpted in the gym”. What you eat is just as important as how active you are. He went from being overweight to having a physique that many aspire to have through fitness and healthy eating. Trying to get your sexy back and tired of eating boring or bland food? Check out his recipes!

FINALLY! My new #mealprep project is here - introducing #MealPrepPro (link in bio), a week’s worth of healthy food in under 2 hours plus… 1) set calorie goals for you AND your partner for each recipe so you get healthy with your boo; 2) tweak your macros; 3) swipe thru each step of a recipe with a micro-video demo; and much more! Already featured in the UK AppStore! Tag a friend, DOWNLOAD it then comment below your favorite feature so far! Boom. (traduccion abajo) ----- POR FIN! Mi nuevo proyecto para #mealprep ha lanzado - les presento la App #MealPrepPro (enlace en perfil), comida sana para toda semana preparada en menos de 2 horas, más... 1) configurar metas de calorías para usted y su pareja para cada receta para que puedas comer saludable con su enamorada/o; 2) modificar sus macros; 3) deslizar a través de cada paso de una receta con un vídeo corto; y mucho más! Hasta ahora, todo el mundo ama la aplicación - he recibido muchos comentarios amabables y cariñosos desde todas partes del mundo! Descargar ahora desde la AppStore y echa vistazo a FitMenCook.com para saber mas detalles de la App. Deja comentario abajo de tu función preferida después de descargar la app! Bum.

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 5. Le

Le is a fit mom of 3 who loves showing women how to make their pregnancy as active and healthy as possible. She's a pre/postnatal trainer and she also provides recipes, motivation and advice. Check her out!

 6. Chef Gerry Garvin

Chef Garvin, simply known as G. Garvin, started his culinary career in his hometown, Atlanta, Georgia, at the Ritz Carlton-Downtown. He now has a restaurant (Low Country Restaurant) in the Atlanta-Hartsfield International Airport, spices, a line of gourmet nuts, a series of oils and vinaigrettes, and a variety of gourmet cookies. And on his site he shares recipes that you don't want to miss out on! 

 7. Jenné Claiborne

Jenné is a vegan who loves sweet potatoes, traveling, animals, and cooking. On her site (Sweet Potato Soul) you’ll find lots of delicious and easy-to-make vegan recipes, and no, not all of them contain sweet potatoes. She also shares lots of healthy eating tips on her YouTube channel.

 8. Sean Peters, PhD

Sean is the founder of My Body, My Kitchen, which is dedicated to empowering you to live a healthy life! His site provides you with recipes, shopping lists, and meal prep ideas to help you get started on or continue your journey to a healthier lifestyle.

9. Monique

Monique is a southern girl who is completely in love with food, family, and fun. She created Divas Can Cook as a way to share her favorite southern-inspired recipes with busy women around the world and encourage them to cook from scratch. Check her out!

10. Wendy & Jess 

Wendy and Jess are registered dietitians and BFFs who want you to join them in making this world a healthier place, one meal at a time. They are both vegetarian and all of their recipes are plant-based. However, whether you are vegetarian, flexitarian, vegan or a meat eater, they still want to show you that vegetables can be delicious! Oh and yes, we're counting them as one since they're both the brains and beautiful souls behind Food Heaven Made Easy. 



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