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Black Foodies You Should Follow For Healthy and Mouthwatering Meal Ideas

If you are a food lover but also a health-conscious person, then you definitely should follow these black influencers.

Karen Cruz
Karen Cruz

If you are a food lover but also a health-conscious person, then you definitely should follow these black influencers who share their vegan/plant-based recipes, air fryer, Instant Pot, and slow cooker recipes, African, Caribbean, and Jamaican cuisine, Cajun and Creole cuisine, Southern soul food, and more all-around delicious healthy, wholesome recipes. Let's check them out!

Darius Williams

First on the list, Darius Williams. Darius is a food blogger and the owner of Greens and Gravy in Atlanta, Georgia. His recipes will surely feed your soul. He even has a cookbook that you can purchase on his website. Some of his best recipes are the Salmon Scampi, Red Wine Braised Ox Tails, Instant Pot Turkey Wing Ramen, and Peach Cobbler Cream Cheese Pound Cake. You should check him out on Instagram and YouTube too.


Next, we have Le. Le is a fit mom of three adorable kids. She loves showing women how to make their pregnancy as active and healthy as possible. Le is also a pre/postnatal trainer and she provides nutritious yet delicious recipes. On her website, you can find dairy-free recipes, allergy-friendly kids meals, and more luscious dishes. Le provides motivation and advice too. Check her out on Instagram.

Jenné Claiborne

The ever-gorgeous and fit Jenné is a vegan who loves traveling so much. She is also a lover of animals, cooking, and sweet potatoes. That is why on her website, Sweet Potato SOul, you will find numerous easy-to-make delicious vegan recipes. Don't worry if you are not a fan of sweet potato, not all of her recipes contain sweet potatoes. If you like watching videos on YouTube, you better check her out and subscribe to her channel. Some of her savory dishes are Sweet Potato Bisque with Crispy White Beans, Chocolate Matcha Sticky Buns, Caribbean-Inspired Vegan Bento Box Meal, and many more.

Jessica Hylton-Leckie

Jessica had been sick for almost ten years. And that is the reason why she made a decision to switch to a vegetarian diet. She is a self-taught home check who now loves eating and cooking whole food. Jessica provides recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, snacks, and more. Visit her website to discover more healthy and yummy recipes such as her vegan biscuits, vegan hot chocolate, vegan garlic alfredo pasta, and vegan chili.

Kevin Curry

Kevin went from being overweight to having an impressive physique through healthy eating and fitness. He believes that our bodies are built in the kitchen and sculpted in the gym. Boring foods have no place in Kevin's kitchen. Check out his website and follow him on Instagram to know what I am talking about. There, you will find his savory dishes like his cajun shrimp corn and potato chowder, wild cajun dirty rice, some soup recipes, and luscious desserts.

Sean Peters, PhD

The founder of My Body, My Kitchen, Sean Peters, is very dedicated to empowering people to live a healthy lifestyle. That is why on his website, he provides recipes, shopping lists, and meal preparation ideas to help everyone get started or keep going on their journey to being fit and healthy. Some of his mouthwatering dishes are Hawaiian grilled chicken, charred kale with mustard seeds, jerk chicken pineapple fajitas, and spicy sesame salmon burger.


This lovely, southern lady created Divas Can Cook as a way to share her favorite southern-inspired recipes with women who have super-busy schedules. She wants to encourage women to cook from scratch. She provides yummy recipes on her website that you definitely should check out. I am sure you want to learn how to cook healthy yet delicious pancakes, cakes, pasta dishes, spreads, and meat dishes.

Eating a healthy diet is not about strict limitations and depriving yourself of the foods you love. Healthy eating should not be boring. The awesome black foodies mentioned above will prove to you that it is possible to have nutritious and delicious meals.

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