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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
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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…
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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…
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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…
Vegan Lime Bars 2
July 30, 2014 - 9:56 am

Clean Living Treat, Vegan Lime Bars

If you’re anything like me then you love dessert but staying on target and eating balanced, healthy…
RH-Quinoa
October 12, 2013 - 5:21 pm

Quinoa Con Pollo on Reluctantly Healthy with Judy Greer

Watch Angie get food smart as she trades in rice for protein-packed quinoa in a classic rice & beans…
pisco sour
October 8, 2013 - 2:01 pm

#5 The Pisco Sour

  To wrap up our Cocktail series, we leave you with the elegant Pisco Sour.  Do not fear the egg…
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March 27, 2014 - 7:46 am

Ensalada Rusa aka Latin Potato Salad

Today I'm going to share a recipe that I grew up eating. Everyone knows that potato salad or as some…
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,…
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…
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February 18, 2014 - 3:14 pm

Homemade Sazón: Organic, Flavorful, Ridiculously Healthy

Where would Latin cooking be without sazón?  It seasons our food and adds that bite to most classic…
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…
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December 10, 2014 - 10:10 am

Quick and Easy Habichuela Dish!

Habichuelas, ejotes or frijoles verdes are just some of the names that this crunchy vegetable adopts…
pampano enchiladas de jaiba
June 17, 2013 - 7:31 pm

Game Changer… Pampano by Richard Sandoval

About eight years ago I met a friend for dinner.  She was working in the Upper East Side at the…
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December 5, 2014 - 9:48 am

¡Salud! Holiday Sangria Spritzer Recipe #TGIF

(Photograph by Bon Affair) One of the easiest ways to put on pounds this season is to have too many…
Mussels a la Valenciana
May 14, 2014 - 4:59 pm

Spicy Mussels a la Valenciana

Valencia is the third largest city in Spain after Madrid and Barcelona and boasts the fifth largest…