In Recovering Our Ancestors' Gardens: Indigenous Recipes and Guide to Diet and Fitness Choctaw author and scholar turns her attention to the dismal state of Aboriginal health in the Americas. This offering presents her take on the reasons for this miserable state of affairs and offers alternatives to the poor diet and unhealthy lifestyle of many Aboriginal Peoples. Part recipe book, part health and fitness guide, Recovering Our Ancestors Gardens provides practical advice for returning to Indigenous foods and agriculture and participating in more exercise and sports to achieve a healthier life. Recipes for soups, salads, main courses, vegetable and side dishes, beverages, breads, and desserts draw on the foods of the Southeast and Southwest traditional cultures. Includes a one-week fitness chart.