Traditional Food Videos

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A variety of foods are considered traditional Chickasaw fare, the most notable of which are grape dumplings, Indian fry bread and pashofa. In the videos below, explore traditional recipes that will excite the taste buds, and learn about cultural practices that ensure the importance of food, family and Chickasaw heritage are never forgotten.

Get Fresh: Three Sisters Stew

Healthy Recipes

This three sisters stew is full of protein from lean ground beef, red kidney beans and black-eyed peas. It also incorporates onions, tomatoes, red potatoes, corn, squash, zucchini and garlic for added vitamins and nutrients. Regularly substituting processed foods with fresh fruits, vegetables and whole grains is a great step in improving your overall health.



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Get Fresh: Fruit & Yogurt Muffins

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These fruit & yogurt muffins incorporate whole-wheat flour, low-fat blueberry yogurt for added protein and fresh blueberries for antioxidants.

Get Fresh: Oatmeal Pancakes

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These oatmeal pancakes incorporate cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves for a punch of flavorful nutrients.