Food/Nutrition Recipes

Powerhouse Teff Pancakes

As many of you know, I had the privilege of working in Ethiopia in Fall 2014 and eating injera bread on a daily basis. Injera comes from the ancient grain teff, which is gluten-free and high in calcium, protein, and fiber. I have enjoyed experimenting with teff flour since returning to the US, including ROO’s Teff Nuttzo Cookie. Jenné Claiborne, creator of Sweet Potato Soul and ROO podcast interviewee #103 has a delicious teff pancake recipe that inspired me to start developing my own recipe. I encourage you to not only enjoy these pancakes for Sunday brunch, but make these …

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Food/Nutrition Podcasts Podcasts

ROO #103: Jenné Claiborne on Embodying a Vegan Lifestyle

In this episode, Jenné Caliborne, vegan chef and creator of Sweet Potato Soul, reflects on her transition to a vegan diet from her journey from vegetarian to vegan and the importance of community in making the change. Jenné shares stories from cooking with her biggest inspiration, her grandmother. She discusses how her Southern roots impact Sweet Potato Soul, her blog. Jenné reveals when she knew she wanted to be a teacher of food/nutrition and the actual logistics of having a personal chef business. She recounts her experience as the Disney Princess Tiana in a live NYC show. Jenné provides insight on traveling as vegan, drawing upon her international travels. Lastly, Jenné previews whats ahead in 2015 for Sweet Potato Soul, including projects in vegan footwear.

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