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Pastelon Dominicano
December 17, 2014 - 8:58 am in Recipes
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Pastelón Domincano: Sweet Plantain and Ground Meat Dominican Casserole

Dominican cuisine is characterized by a combination of Spanish, indigenous and African traits. Many starchy vegetables such as yuca, batata, plátanos as well as rice and other grains are widely used. Beans and other legumes are also very common in this tiny island’s cuisine. You can typically find…
HealthyLatin_PorkSkewers
December 16, 2014 - 1:47 pm in Recipes
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Sugarcane Skewered Pork with
Pineapple Chipotle Salsa

Holiday entertaining is upon us and with Christmas and New Years coming up, try this easy party recipe sure to win over anyone with lean protein and tropical flavors.  Enjoy the holidays with good taste and health and be sure to find the recipe in the Healthy Latin Eating cook book, available now on…
Pumpkin, Avocado Smoothie
December 15, 2014 - 9:08 am in Recipes
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Power Up with Breakfast: Pumpkin, Avocado and Apples Smoothie!

It is not a secret that eating breakfast is a healthy habit that fuels our bodies with the so needed nutrients and calories after an overnight fast! Thus its name breakfast or “break the fast”. And for those hectic mornings when you have just a few minutes for a healthy breakfast, smoothies are…
It was love at first sip!
December 12, 2014 - 9:00 am in Recipes, Videos
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Angie’s Low Fat Coquito

The holidays are the perfect excuse to indulge. I mean let’s be real, who wants to count calories while everyone else is enjoying the cheese plate and guzzling wine. It’s a time to celebrate and enjoy the fine things in life – and in my family eating tends to be at the top that list.That’s…
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December 10, 2014 - 10:10 am in Nutrition, Recipes
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Quick and Easy Habichuela Dish!

Habichuelas, ejotes or frijoles verdes are just some of the names that this crunchy vegetable adopts depending on the country and even regions within the same country. In English we know them as green or string beans. Habichuelas are widely used in Latin America and are very versatile in the kitchen.…
EatingWell-Crop
November 10, 2014 - 9:02 am

Benefits of Healthy Eating

A few amazing tips brought to you by our friends at Nursing School Hub.
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August 6, 2014 - 10:06 am

Simplicity In The Kitchen With Fresh, Accessible Ingredients

One of my closest friends is a chef and hosted a menu tasting this week. Everything from grilled shrimp…
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November 24, 2014 - 2:22 pm

Exciting News the HLE Cookbook is finally here!!

Dear HLE family!  We have some very exciting news to share with you! Our cookbook, Healthy Latin Eating will…
angelos sosa iron chef
February 28, 2014 - 3:15 pm

The Battle is ON!! Sosa vs. Flay – Iron Chef Showdown

I am SUPER excited to announce that my good friend and author of Flavor Exposed, Chef Angelo Sosa will…
Tropical Mango Lime Shrimp
March 24, 2014 - 8:20 am

Tropical Mango Lime Shrimp

I remember growing up when I lived in Puerto Rico for a few years. Where I lived there was a Mango tree…
Quinoa con Leche
February 24, 2014 - 5:15 pm

Quinoa con Leche

Memories of being a child, watching my grandmother prepare Arroz con Leche when we all craved something…
Cucumber Salad 1
October 16, 2014 - 9:13 am

The Mighty Cucumber: Quench your Body

The produce isle contains the healthiest products in the market, which are loaded with nutrients. One…
Quinoa Burrito Bowl final
May 1, 2014 - 7:52 am

Keep it simple with this Quinoa Burrito Bowl

Any time I cook a grain, I like to make a larger batch than I need for the recipe I am preparing. This…
Acorn Squash Quesadillas 2
October 21, 2014 - 9:24 am

Acorn Squash and Black Bean Quesadillas

Colorful farmer’s market and grocery store displays make it clear that we are well into pumpkin season.…
Chili Relleno
July 3, 2013 - 4:16 pm

The Charred Chile Relleno

  It’s 4th of July weekend and all I want to eat is Chile Rellenos.  It doesn’t seem right,…
herb chicken
July 15, 2014 - 9:18 am

Herb Braised Chicken Thighs

Making a different chicken dish every time to avoid boredom can be tasking. With this tasty mix of herbs,…
HLE-Smoothie-5
September 25, 2014 - 9:04 am

Welcome Fall with these Quinoa Smoothies!

Grabbing a smoothie on the go is an easy way to schedule breakfast, lunch or a yummy snack into your…