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Healthy-Eating-NatGeo
November 21, 2014 - 7:11 pm in Recipes
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A Collection of Healthy Recipes
by National Geographic Channel

This fall, National Geographic Channel asked some of their favorite celebrities for their favorite recipes. The only catch was that the dishes had to be healthy. And of course, our own Angie Martinez jumped at the chance to be a part of the project with our Cuban Media Noche Empanada recipe. Americans…
Quinoa Andean 1
November 18, 2014 - 8:58 am in Organic Foods, Recipes
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Quinoa: The Andean Mighty Seed

Contrary to what you might belive, quinoa is not a grain but a seed.  This highly nutritious seed native to Peru and Bolivia behaves almost exactly as a grain and therefore can be cooked in pretty much the same way that you would cook rice, pasta or oats.  One serving of this tiny seed (1/4 cup) yields…
Granola2
November 12, 2014 - 8:22 am in Recipes
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Pumpkin Spice Granola Recipe

Eating granola has many benefits. Granola a type of breakfast cereal consisting of whole grain oats, nuts and dried fruits. It has plenty of fiber and can help lower your cholesterol. As a whole grain, it naturally contains more vitamins and mineral than the average refined cereal.  The oats are…
EatingWell-Crop
November 10, 2014 - 9:02 am in Healthy Tips
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Benefits of Healthy Eating

A few amazing tips brought to you by our friends at Nursing School Hub.
SweetPotatoSkins2
November 9, 2014 - 9:23 am in Recipes
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Draft a Rookie Appetizer This Football Season: Loaded Sweet Potato Skins

Jerseys, face paint, and team rivalries. Ladies and gentlemen, football season has begun!!! Regardless of your passion for the sport, Mondays, Thursdays, and Sundays are now inundated with opportunities to fumble on your healthy eating habits. The biggest challenge I face when watching my favorite…
empanada
June 4, 2014 - 10:12 am

10 Empanada Fillings You Won’t Be Able To Live Without

I will never forget the first time I tried an empanada. I was working for a newspaper at the time, and…
Mussels
July 25, 2014 - 9:09 am

All In The Family: A Weekend With My Culinary Idols

I come from a long line of chefs. My dad and his dad (my grandfather) are my culinary idols, with their…
Healthy-Eating-NatGeo
November 21, 2014 - 7:11 pm

A Collection of Healthy Recipes
by National Geographic Channel

This fall, National Geographic Channel asked some of their favorite celebrities for their favorite recipes.…
Moneta Grill Pan
March 28, 2014 - 9:09 am

Cook like a Pro with the Moneta Ceramic Grill Pan

If you’re trying to eat healthier, a pan that uses little to no cooking oil while being the easiest…
Portion Control 1
August 4, 2014 - 9:32 am

High Five Your Way to Perfect Portion Control

Six months ago, when one of my closest friends, Rachel, called me for nutrition advice on how to lose…
scallops & romesco
January 8, 2014 - 7:45 pm

Seared Scallops with Romesco and Sweet Eggplant

Though succulent sea scallops are the star of the show, peppery Romesco sauce and flash fried eggplant…
Tomatoes
July 11, 2013 - 12:20 am

What To Do When Your Fruit Hangs Low

Salads are the perfect snack or meal for the warm weather. They require few ingredients, kitchen tools…
Chef Edgardo Noel
August 11, 2014 - 9:58 am

Latin Chef Profile: Edgardo Noel

Being a foodie, watching cooking shows it’s such a treat. We sometimes come across several chefs that…
spring vegetables
May 9, 2014 - 9:07 am

Stay Trim & Cool with Spring’s “Hot” Vegetables

One of the simplest ways to maintain a healthy and clean diet is to eat vegetables. With every meal!…
Quinoa Bean Chili
April 10, 2014 - 7:21 am

Quinoa Instead of Rice? This Incas Super Food Packs A Big, Healthy Punch!

We know.  The very thought of never eating arroz amarillo again is devastating. But trading…
H2O Post
July 28, 2014 - 9:50 am

Your 3-Step Guide to the Most Flavorful, Rejuvenating H2O… Ever!

It's no secret that H2O is the healthiest beverage choice, but drinking water can become a monotonous…
Cheddar-Jalapeno-Chicken-Burgers-with-Guacamole
May 23, 2014 - 10:01 am

Your Memorial Day Menu Reinvented: Latin Style

Memorial Day Weekend is quickly approaching and I have finally completed my BBQ menu for a small group…