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You Have To Nourish In Order To Flourish

Black Girls Eat

Release Date: 01/16/2021

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Black Girls Eat

Black Girls Eat Host and Plant-Based advocate LA Dunn spends time with the team from the Nourish Spot and learns how the juice, smoothie and salad bar in Jamaica, Queens got started and how they pivoted to meet the needs of the community. There's also a celebration of Strawberry Ice Cream and a nod to microwave popcorn!

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Black Girls Eat

Host and plant based advocate LA Dunn spends time with Nikki Glover, CEO of The Courageous Spoon, an intimate catering business she founded in order to pursue her dreams.  Nikki shares her journey as a business woman and how she and her husband fought Covid-19 with a plant powered punch. 

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Black Girls Eat

Host and plant based advocate, LA spreads the word about the new ice cream flavor from Ben, Jerry and Colin Kapernick and spends some time with music industry icon, Leslie Segar. Leslie AKA Big Lez burst onto the scene as a gymnast turned dancer. She has performed with Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, and many more. In this intimate conversation, Lez stops by to share her thoughts about food, navigating Covid and provides insight into how she works to eat well, feel well and live well. 

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Plant based advocate LA Dunn celebrates the birth of the Ritz cracker and spends time with social justice warrior, Chef Kimberly Renee. Listen and learn more about her company Might Be Vegan and its latest initiative Food Love. Together, they discuss her restaurant dreams, the power of making your own cheese and equity and access to healthy food choices for people of color. 

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Plant-Based advocate LA Dunn shares part two of her conversation with celebrity "Chairstylist" Felicia Burrows and learns more about Black Hair, her adventures with Julia Roberts, Snoop Dogg and Chaka Khan and what it's really like for Black models who hit the runway for the likes of Marc Jacobs, Valentino, Dior and more.  Of course, LA takes talks strategy for meal prep and takes time to recognize the birth of the Pillsbury Dough Boy.

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Plant-based advocate, LA Dunn checks in this week with suggestions for those who want to know how to start eating mostly plants and celebrates Halloween with the Caramel Apple. She also spends time with celebrity Chairstylist, Felicia Burrows who shares how Black women have been navigating hair during the pandemic and why she thinks we should just stick to the basics when it comes to taking care of our tresses. Here's a hint...she's not a fan of co-washing!

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Black Girls Eat

This week, plant based advocate LA Dunn spends some time with Janine Saulsbury, CEO of Share for Life to learn more about her feeding program that has helped thousands of New Yorkers who have been impacted by Covid-19. Find out how LA feels about National Bologna Day and what "Baloney" meant to her childhood. Finally, get the inside scoop on LA's first attempt at making falafel and her visit to Dubai via Zoom with her college girlfriends.

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Back for a brand new season. Plant-based advocate LA Dunn celebrates National Pasta Day and her beloved Bucatini Pasta. She also spends time with the doctor who helped influence her investigation into whole foods, super foods and organic foods. Meet Rheumatologist, Dr. Maggie Cadet and learn more about issues in Black health care, eating to support a healthy immune system and how to advocate for yourself when choosing a physician. 

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LA decides to stop being a punk and finally makes a tofu dish. She also finds a vegan cheese she can live with and shares a surf and turf memory from a Beefsteak Charlies restaurant in NYC. Listen to find out why she breaks her own rule around receiving kitchen items as Valentine's Day gifts and find out what Black History lesson she learned from Uncle Snoop Dogg.

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Don't sit on the side lines for the big game or the even bigger party. Hear what LA has to say about surviving Super Bowl Parties. Find out how she feels about getting to 31 days without eating anything that had a parent or a face and check out her first impression of vegan cheese.

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