Sade Meeks is the author of “One Pantry Meals,” which includes recipes that use ingredients commonly found at local food pantries. With her published cookbook, Meeks hopes to help college students learn how to effectively utilize the funds available to them to eat well. She is optimistic that the book will expose readers to different ways of preparing healthy meals. Meeks earned a Bachelor of Science in Culinary Arts from Mississippi University for Women in Columbus, Mississippi. Later, she worked for the Wesley Youth Foundation, where she taught nutrition classes to kids in a rural area. In May 2018, she earned her Master of Science in Nutritional Science from Cal State LA and plans on being a registered dietitian.