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Wed, Jan 18

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Lawrence

Free Community Meal: West African Style Peanut Stew

Free Community Meal: West African Style Peanut Stew
Free Community Meal: West African Style Peanut Stew

Time & Location

Jan 18, 2023, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Lawrence, 1501 Learnard Ave, Lawrence, KS 66044, USA

Event Details

Join us for dinner! FREE and open to all! Donations welcome but never required. We are excited to gather and connect! Good food + community!

We are making West African-style Peanut Stew. It includes chickpeas, sweet potatoes, greens, spices and peanuts. *Peanut free option available but will be made in the same kitchen as the peanut version*  Served with a scoop of rice and dessert! 

Dine in or take it to go. If you do not have tranportation and would like a delivery, email melissa@sunriseprojectks.org or text/call 785-865-1618.

As requested by several community members, we will be sharing info about some of the healthy ingredients we use in our dishes. This meal, we feature sweet potatoes and chickpeas. Sweet potatoes are a nutrient-dense root vegetable full of fiber, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Antioxidants help guard against inflamation and chronic illnesses like cancer and heart disease. Chickpeas, aka Garbanzo Beans are one of our favorite sources of plant based protein. They are inexpensive and easy to prepare! Chickpeas are high in protein, manganes, folate and iron. They are great for lowering blood sugar and thus, a wonderful addition to your diet if you struggle with diabetes or heart disease. And they are delicious!! 

Recipe inspiration (we sub in chickpeas for the chicken): https://www.simplyrecipes.com/recipes/african_chicken_peanut_stew/

We look forward to seeing you Jan. 18!

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