Healthy soul food? You bet, says Meik Meals creator

Like many successful entrepreneurs, Femeika Elliott started her business — Meik Meals — because of a product she herself needed. 

Meik Meals providing a healthy alternative



Elliott, who is a probation officer in the County Mayor’s office, says that when she was in college at MTSU, she was always the one throwing the party. “I’d be the one grilling the barbecue, feeding everyone on Sundays after church. Food has always been a big part of my life. I love to eat. In fact, it’s my favorite thing!” 

a man holding a sign: Femeika Elliott of Meik Meals poses for a photo outside Real Good Kitchen on Magnolia Avenue, Friday, Jan. 29, 2021.

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Myanmar Restaurant in Thailand Offers Free Meals to Fight Coup Back Home

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A fundraising bowl at the Mandalay Food House restaurant in Bangkok. Photo: Teirra Kamolvattanavith

Mandalay Food House is cooking up a plan to fight back after the Myanmar coup.

For one week at the beginning of this month, the restaurant, which is based outside Myanmar in the Thai capital Bangkok, is asking diners to donate to a fund aimed at helping people affected by the military’s seizure of power this week. Meals are on the house.

“When I saw the news on February 1st, I didn’t want to do anything. I didn’t want to sell anymore. I was extremely sad…

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The Weeknd Donates 150 Meals to Tampa Health-Care Workers

To honor the first day of Black History month, on Monday the Weeknd — who is the headline halftime performer at Super Bowl LV — chose Mama’s Southern Soul Food a Black-owned restaurant in Tampa, Fla., to feed the frontline healthcare workers at AdventHealth Carrollwood. The hospital, which located near Raymond James Stadium, where the Super Bowl will take place, received 150 meals delivered by Postmates to recognize and reward their efforts to save lives and keep their community safe.

In partnership with Postmates, the Weekend also launched a Black-Owned national merchant collection: Postmates users will see the collection of

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Recreate these easy, fast 20-minute meals for 21 days

While cooking in our own kitchens certainly had a glow up amid an otherwise dreary year, content creators like Tiffy Chen honed in on social media platforms to share their passion for food with Desayunos día del Amor new attentive, eager-to-learn and eat audiences.

To kick off the new year, Chen told “Good Morning America” she created a new series, “Cooking 20-Minute Dinner for 21 Days,” that focuses on “ingredients that are easy

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