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Agua de Jamaica (Hibiscus Flower Iced Tea): A Berry-like Delicious Tea!

Among many other names, Flor de Jamaica or Jamaican Sorrel is also known in English as Hibiscus flower, Guinea Sorrel, and Hibiscus Sabdariffa. Flor the Jamaica is an annual plant native to Africa but brought to the Americas centuries ago. It is a very popular drink in Mexico, however, in Central and…
Camote Breakfast
April 1, 2015 - 11:22 am in Condiments, Healthy Tips, Nutrition, Organic Foods, Recipes
Power Up with Camote and Eggs Breakfast 2.67/5 (53.33%) 3 votes

Power Up with Camote and Eggs Breakfast

Camote, yams and batatas are just some the hundreds of tuberous vegetables species there are. Unlike yams, which are native to Africa and Asia, camotes (sweet potatoes) are thought to be native to the Americas, more specifically to South America, where you can find over four thousand varieties of potatoes…
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March 18, 2015 - 9:42 am in Condiments, Healthy Tips, Natural Health, Recipes
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Make Your Own Mojo Criollo: Caribbean Garlic Sauce!

Mojo Criollo is an “indispensable” garlic sauce used in the Latino kitchen. In Puerto Rico, mojo is commonly used as aliño (marinade) for pork and meats. In Cuba it’s also served over yucca or any other tuber vegetable such as potatoes and fried plantains.   But its use doesn’t stop there.  …
Cilantro & Culantro
March 5, 2015 - 12:10 pm in Condiments, Healthy Tips, Nutrition, Organic Foods
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Culantro vs Cilantro: Two Distinct Wonderful Herbs!

Culantro and cilantro have been used for centuries in international cuisines such as Thai and of course Latino.  Few Latino cooks would actually get culantro and cilantro mixed up, however, for some people is still a bit confusing to differentiate between these two. Culantro, also known as recao in…
Tofu Taco
February 17, 2015 - 1:56 pm in Recipes, Restaurants
West Coast Organic Tofu & Veggie Tacos by Sharky’s Woodfired Mexican Grill 5.00/5 (100.00%) 1 vote

West Coast Organic Tofu & Veggie Tacos by Sharky’s Woodfired Mexican Grill

Are you familiar with their "locally sourced, organic, hormone-free, GMO-free franchise" format? They've turned greasy carnitas tacos into organic, non-GMO, marinated, wood-fire grilled tofu tacos.  At the helm of the "healthy franchise trend," they are uber high quality ingredient-forward in a franchise…
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January 2, 2015 - 9:13 am

New Year, New You!! Creamy Homemade Hummus

Growing up I absolutely dreaded eating garbanzo beans (also know as chickpeas), my mom would often sub…
Sriracha Sauce
March 4, 2014 - 4:37 pm

Rethink Hot Sauce with Sriracha: The Hot (and Healthy) Choice

My brother introduced me to Sriracha Sauce. He’s a personal trainer and in an effort to cut salt from…
Sopa de Res
January 8, 2015 - 10:08 am

Cozy Up with Some Honduran Sopa de Res

Who wouldn’t want a hot, satisfying, hearty and delicious bowl of sopa de res right about now? With…
Herb Garden
May 28, 2014 - 9:50 am

Herb Gardens featuring Basil!

With the ever-increasing advances and technology, we are getting farther and farther away from nature…
Sweet Tuna Salad
February 10, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Sweet Tuna Salad

Today I'll be sharing my secrets on how to make your kids eat tuna salad. Believe me, they will love…
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.…
Bacalao Salad
June 2, 2014 - 10:22 am

Light and Refreshing Bacalao Salad

Satisfy your nostalgic memories with this updated version of a traditional Puerto Rican dish, Balcalao…
pots de creme2
December 17, 2013 - 2:12 pm

Dulce de Leche Pots de Creme

Sounds fancy, doesn’t it?  It may seem too sophisticated for your kitchen skill, but don’t…
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…
Salad
July 3, 2014 - 10:41 am

Trim Your Waistline & Stay Healthy With These Summer Salad Creations!

Let’s face it. When you’re trying to eat healthy and exercise you immediately envision days filled…
Dairy Free Lemon Curd2
March 10, 2014 - 9:00 am

Dairy Free Cuajada de Limon

Making your own condiments is so satisfying.  They are those little backdrops in recipes you never…
Healthy Breakfasts
April 11, 2014 - 7:27 am

Healthy Must-Have Morning Foods

Monday mornings. Tuesday mornings.  No matter which day it is, the energy you’ll need to face…
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