Taste of African Heritage: 6-Week Healthy Cooking Series
Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 3:00 PM - Sunday, November 25, 2012 at 5:00 PM (EDT)
Reclaim Your Health, Reclaim Your Heritage
Sign up today for a “Taste of African Heritage” Series
An Innovative 6-Week Healthy Cooking Classes
empowering you to reclaim your culture & faith in the kitchen
Cooking Demos, Journal Writing, Meal Planning, Pantry Makeovers, Grocery Store Tactics, Motivational Messages, and Community Support
Enjoy. Discover. Taste the New Food for the Soul.
Date: Sundays, October 21 – November 25, 2012
Time: 3:00 – 5:00pm
Location: Masjid Muhammad, 1504 4th Street NW Washington, DC 20001
All are welcome. Space is limited. Reserve your seat!
In this exciting NEW series, you will learn to:
· Liberate Yourself with African Food History
· Create Your Own Healthy African Heritage Kitchen
· Gain Inspiration from Holy Qur’an on food & health
· Prepare Healthy African Diaspora Recipes
Hope you can join us! Insha'Allāh
Your Kitchen Coach: Tambra Raye
Tambra Raye Stevenson can testify that food, culture and faith matters. Growing up in an African Diaspora home in Oklahoma, Tambra Raye early on learned the importance of eating cultural foods from the farm. Her mom prepared their traditional West African and soul food dishes honoring both sides of the Atlantic.
As a nutrition educator, Tambra Raye combines knowledge and experience in developing enriching programs such as 'Food for the Soul' and ‘A Taste of African Heritage.’ She creates and implements programs with the University of the District of Columbia’s Center for Nutrition Diet and Health. She shares her expertise on food, family and culture with NBC’s The Grio, NBC News, Sirius XM Radio. Her 'Food for the Soul' program has been at St Teresa of Avila Roman Catholic Church and New Samaritan Baptist Church where it were highly praised.
She is currently pursuing her Registered Dietitian license through Virginia Tech. She received her Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition/premedical sciences and a Spanish minor at Oklahoma State University. She also has a Master of Science in Health Communication from the Tufts University School of Medicine/Emerson College Joint Program. As a personal trainer and yoga instructor, she believes lifestyle changes is key to good health. She is active with the DC affiliate of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics in public policy and diversity initiatives.
She has completed the 'Food as Medicine' health professional training through the Center for Mind-Body Medicine. She researched nutrition issues in African American and Hispanic communities at Harvard School of Public Health, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, and Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Childrens' Hospital. She currently volunteers with the Food & Nutrition Department at the George Washington University Hospital. She looks forward to kick starting your journey towards food and faith.
When & Where
NATIVSOL + FRIENDS
Featured in the Washington Post, NATIVSOL (pronounced native soul) empowers people to transform their kitchens, heal their meals and enhance family traditions. NATIVSOL is on a mission to reclaim our heritage to restore our health. By creating new healing traditions, we build a sustainable legacy for our future. NATIVSOL partners with people and organizations that want a new path to wellness. As a team of nutritionists and dietitians with over 20 years experienced combined, we provide sound nutrition that's culturally tailored via cooking demos, guest talks, classes, media tapings, and promote brands that we trust.
NATIVSOL means creating New American Traditions Including Values of Sustainability, Organic and Local with a touch of Spirituality, Oneness and Love. Join the tribe today!
ORGANIC SOUL CHEF LLC
As a certified health coach, holistic chef and culinary and nutrition educator, Madea Allen is dedicated to transforming family health one kitchen at a time. She founded Organic Soul Chef, LLC in 2005 with a mission to empower herself and others to eat and live in a more delicious, wholesome and sustainable way. Madea teaches cooking classes, facilitates health and wellness workshops and teaches holistic culinary and nutrition intensive. Visit www.organicsoulchef.com for nourishing recipes, healthy living tips and more.