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Tofu Taco
February 17, 2015 - 1:56 pm in Recipes, Restaurants
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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…
Posole Rojo 1
February 9, 2015 - 9:37 am in Condiments, Culinary News, Natural Health, Nutrition, Recipes
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How About Mexican Pozole Rojo for Dinner?

Pozole is a traditional Mexican soup made with a variety of chiles. You can find pozole rojo, verde and blanco, each of them uses a different variety of chiles that imparts a distinctive color and flavor. The one I made is pozole rojo. I got this recipe during a spontaneous conversation I had with a…
Baby Cactus with Shrimp  1
February 3, 2015 - 12:08 pm in Condiments, Healthy Tips, Natural Health, Nutrition, Recipes
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Nopalitos con Camarones y sofrito: Cactus Paddles with Sofrito Shrimp!

Nopal is a species of the cactus family, which include over a hundred other species. Although it may be unfamiliar to most other Latin American countries, nopales are widely consumed in Mexico; their country of origin. Nopales are best when the paddles have not matured too much, so their flesh is tender…
Guacamole-6
January 30, 2015 - 7:51 am in Recipes
Superbowl Sunday the HLE way! 3.00/5 (60.00%) 1 vote

Superbowl Sunday the HLE way!

Superbowl Sunday is here!!  Lets approach the festivities with delicious, healthy food that could fool the most rampant bar-snacker.  Recipes for sugarcane skewered pork, fish tacos and turkey picadilo are a few of many available in the new Healthy Latin Eating cookbook.  For those who do not have…
HLE-Bacalaito-4
January 29, 2015 - 9:37 am in Recipes
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Keep toasty with this Bacalaito Frittata

There’s one thing on my agenda when I step foot on Puerto Rican soil, it's to jump into a car, hair flowing in the wind and head straight to Pinones for a Bacalaito with an ocean view on the side. There’s nothing like the taste of a crunchy, salty, flavorful Puerto Rican delicacy to let me know…
Brown Arroz Con Pollo
April 14, 2014 - 7:35 am

Healthy Recipe Remix: Brown Rice con Pollo

The diet Latinos enjoy is actually a lot more healthy than the standard American fare.  Studies…
HLE_BreakfastSmoothie
September 15, 2014 - 9:26 am

Papaya Mango Avocado Breakfast Smoothie

It’s never too early for avocado, so we're tossing an alligator pear into this fruity breakfast smoothie.…
Black Beans and Farro with Herb Radish Salad
January 23, 2014 - 11:00 am

Black Beans and Farro with Herb Radish Salad

I can eat rice and beans any time of the year, but when it’s cold outside there is nothing more comforting…
layitas stuffing
November 26, 2014 - 8:40 am

Stuffing recipes your guests won’t soon forget!

Thanksgiving is so close that we can almost smell the roasting turkey and feel the biscuit dough underneath…
3 bean chili featured
March 26, 2014 - 7:24 am

Warming 3 Bean Vegetable Chili

As these last few weeks of cold weather linger, here's an easy, satisfying chili to keep you warm. This…
HLE_GrilledPeaches1
November 2, 2014 - 9:45 am

Cheat Day Dessert Under 200 Calories: Grilled Peaches with Almond Butter and Mint Berry Compote

Sweet, nutty, creamy, and topped with a mint berry compote, this peaches-and-creme inspired dessert…
pina colada
August 11, 2013 - 1:56 am

#2 Pina Colada

  There is nothing that says tropical vacation better than the classic Pina Colada. Straying from…
Gazpacho
April 30, 2014 - 7:02 am

Try this Super Green Gazpacho

Gazpacho is traditionally a cold, tomato based soup typical to the Andalucía region of southern Spain.…
LatiNation
December 5, 2014 - 2:08 pm

Angie Martinez on LatiNationTV

Our friends at LatiNation just released this wonderful piece they produced on our amazing partner, ANGIE…
Torilla Española
February 6, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Tortilla Española

Tortilla Española is one of the most commonly served dishes in Spain. It is basically a potato omelet…
caipirinha
September 13, 2013 - 11:36 pm

#4 The Caipirinha

  The sweet and slightly sour Caipirinha is the perfect party starter. Though reduced in calories,…
october-unprocessed-2014
October 1, 2014 - 9:02 am

Challenge Accepted: October Unprocessed

As summer bids us farewell, it's time to look forward to the seasons ahead. While it might seem premature…
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