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Tribal Foods Cooking Demos

Tribal Foods Cooking Demo: Cauliflower Fried Rice

In this video, we will be preparing Cauliflower Fried Rice. Cauliflower rice is a healthy grain-free alternative and honestly, once you’ve tried this recipe, you are not going to want to go back to regular rice.

Tribal Foods Cooking Demo: Tomato Bisque

Today we are making a Tomato Bisque soup from scratch. This healthy recipe is very simple and easy to make and the best part is that all of the ingredients (except garlic, which you can also easily grow in the fall-spring) are included in our tribal foods distribution package.

Tribal Foods Cooking Demo: Healthy Ice Cream

Today we are going to be making 3 different flavors of non-dairy ice cream, including Pineapple-Mango, Strawberry-Banana, and Black n’ Blueberry. What exactly makes this ice cream healthy? For starters, it has around 17 grams less sugar per serving than traditional store-bought ice cream, it’s full of fresh fruit, and is naturally dairy-free.

Tribal Foods Cooking Demo: Tropical Chicken

Tropical chicken is a delicious and simple one-pot meal that is filling and satisfying. It’s great to serve on its own or with burritos.
 
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Tribal Foods Cooking Demo: Cauliflower Soup

In this video, we will be preparing a healthy and satisfying Cauliflower soup. This recipe is delicious year-round and has all the medicine you need to help keep your body nourished. Most of these ingredients are provided through our food distribution package, so let’s make some soup!

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My Cherokee Plate

My Cherokee Plate: Introduction

Speakers discuss the joys and benefits of eating grains as a part of a healthy diet.

My Cherokee Plate: Grains

Speakers discuss the joys and benefits of eating grains as a part of a healthy diet.

My Cherokee Plate: Vocabulary

Speaker and language learner discuss the vocabulary of a healthy plate of food.

My Cherokee Plate: Vegetables

Cherokee speakers discuss the joys and benefits of vegetables as a part of a healthy diet.

My Cherokee Plate: Fruit

Cherokee speakers discuss the joys and benefits of fruit as a part of a healthy diet.

My Cherokee Plate: Protein

Cherokee speakers discuss the joys and benefits of protein as a part of a healthy diet.

My Cherokee Plate: Dairy

Cherokee speakers discuss the joys and benefits of protein as a part of a healthy diet.

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Traditional Foods

Ancestral Native Foods Gardening and Wild Food Harvesting: Reconnecting to Culture

This is the second video in a five-part series presented by Red Mesa Cuisine and sponsored by Nikwasi Initiative, Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, North Carolina Extension Program, Rose James RN EBCI Tribal Food Distribution, Cherokee Choices, and Physicians Committee.

Ancestral Native American Foods for Health and Wellness Series

This is the first of a five-part webinar series given by Red Mesa called The History of Native Food and Food Ways.

Indigenous Foods as Diabetes Medicine

This is the fourth video in a five-part series sponsored by Nikwasi Initiative, Red Mesa Cuisine, Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, North Carolina Extension Program, Rose James RN EBCI Tribal Food Distribution, Cherokee Choices, and Physicians Committee.

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Cherokee Kitchen

Cherokee Kitchen Episode 1 - White Chicken Chili

Welcome to our first episode of Cherokee Kitchen. In collaboration with Cherokee Choices and EBCI Public Health & Human Services Division we will be filming a cooking series of healthy recipes. In this episode, we will be using onion, garlic, jalapeño pepper, lime, avocado, low-fat sour cream, chicken broth, cumin, chili powder, coriander, white corn, great northern white beans, and a rotisserie chicken to make white chicken chili.

Cherokee Kitchen Episode 2 - Edamame Salad

In today’s episode, we will be using red bell pepper, tomatoes, avocado, cilantro, lime & lemon, edamame, and black beans to make edamame salad.

Cherokee Kitchen Episode 3 - Smokehouse Maple Salmon

 In this episode, we use basil, lemon, extra virgin olive oil, black pepper, parsley, garlic, maple seasoning, and sockeye salmon to make smokehouse maple salmon.

Cherokee Kitchen Episode 4 - Bean Bread

In today’s episode, we will be using corn meal, baking soda, self-rising flour, and pinto beans to make Cherokee bean bread.

Cherokee Kitchen Episode 5 - Chicken Three Ways

In today’s episode, we will be using mayonnaise, herbs, garlic, artichoke hearts, parmesan cheese, chicken breasts & thighs, grapes, celery, green onions, rotini, mixed vegetables, and herb & garlic dressing to make artichoke chicken, Becky’s chicken salad, and a chicken pasta salad.

Cherokee Kitchen Episode 6 - Healthy Game Day Snacks

In this episode, we will be using ground turkey, onion, green pepper, black beans, tomatoes, corn tortilla chips, shredded cheese, garlic, milk, chicken broth, corn starch, lime juice, chili powder, and green onions to make chili cheese nachos and queso dip.

Cherokee Kitchen Episode 7 - Roasted Asparagus and Mushrooms, and Baked Kale Chips

In this episode, Robin Callahan prepares roasted asparagus and mushrooms, and baked kale chips!