Grains 101: Guest Post on The Blacker the Berry Food

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Yes, yes. I know you’ve seen this soup before. But I just love that picture and wanted to post it again in this teaser post letting you know about my new role as a contributor to the site: The Blacker the Berry Food.

I am the official “vegetarian and food policy expert” and couldn’t be more excited! This is my first post and it’s all about Grains! 😀 Head on over and check it out and when you do, tell Heather I said hi!

Happy Tuesday everyone and I’ll be back later this week with dessert!!!! 🙂

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Tiffany M. Griffin is the woman behind Como Water, Washington DC’s premiere veg-centric cuisine consulting company. Through cooking classes, demonstrations, catering, and consultations, Como Water gives people the opportunity to learn how to prepare veg-centric cuisine that boasts maximum flavor, with minimal effort. Tiffany is quickly becoming a go-to expert on the future of veg-centric cuisine, and is a regular contributor to Como Water, the blog, as well as to vegetarian and vegan sites across the Internet. For over a decade, this self-taught, entrepreneurial expert has developed a set of tried and true techniques for making simple, delicious, and sometimes decadent veg-centric dishes. Featured on the Steve Harvey Show and other leading media outlets, Tiffany was born and raised in Springfield, MA. She then earned Bachelors degrees in Psychology and Communications from Boston College and a PhD in Social Psychology from the University of Michigan. She now resides in Washington DC, where she has worked in the US Senate and at a federal agency on issues around health, food, nutrition, and international food aid/development, and of course, as the owner of Como Water. Tiffany gets culinary inspiration from the food she grew up eating, and from her travels throughout Latin America, the Caribbean, Western Europe, and Sub-Saharan Africa. She is dedicated to sharing her wealth of knowledge on veg-centric cuisine with others and to help others live by her mantra—love life, live long, and eat veg-centric cuisine!


  1. I’ve been officially teased. 🙂

  2. Looks so colorful and i say its healthy too…….

  3. Congrats, congrats, congrats, congrats

    Repeat 20 more times 😀

    Choc Chip Uru

  4. Congrats! I think you come up with some of the most creative vegetarian/vegan recipes I’ve seen!

  5. Congrats all the way and yes to healthy recipes from your blog.

  6. What a title! Hopping over now to see the post. 🙂

  7. A very big congrats Tiffany, very happy for you! 🙂

  8. It worked! I’m off to visit you in your new role. Congrats!

  9. Thank you for the comments! 😀

  10. looking great, thanks for sharing..