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HLE_Croquettes
July 28, 2015 - 4:07 pm in Condiments, Recipes
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Sweet Potato Croquettes with Chipotle Aioli

Traditional Spanish croquettes or croquetas are small breadcrumbed potato fritters filled with meat, fish, or cheese. Their crisp golden exteriors yield to the bite to reveal pillowy potato and savory fillings of jamón serrano, cod, shrimp, manchego cheese, and morcilla or blood sausage. While traveling…
Walnut-Crusted-Salmon
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Get Your Omega-3s the Delicious Way: Walnut Crusted Salmon

In its most simplistic way, healthy food has always provided us with powerful nutrients to fight disease. Some of those nutrients are the Omega-3s fatty acids. Omega-3s fatty acids are a type of fats ‘essential’ for human beings because our bodies cannot make them; therefore, these fatty acids need…
Chayote Potato Salad
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Chayote Squash (Tayota), Potato and Eggs Salad

If you are looking for a yummy and healthier potato salad for the grilling season, look no further! This Dominican tayota and potato salad is just what you’re looking for. It is satisfying, easy to make and super healthy. Potato salads are perfect for those backyard cookouts, but some recipes can…
Chicha Morada Drink 1
June 22, 2015 - 11:24 am in Healthy Tips, Natural Health, Organic Foods, Recipes
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Peruvian Chicha Morada: Peruvian Purple Corn Drink

Have you ever been invited to a Peruvian gathering? Chances are you have enjoyed this delicious and refreshing drink made from maiz morado or purple corn. Truth is that along with so many other amazing Peruvian dishes, this drink almost always makes its way to the table! As you may already know, Peru…
Plantain Shrimp Baskets
June 15, 2015 - 10:15 am in Condiments, Healthy Tips, Nutrition, Recipes
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Plantain And Shrimp Baskets With Coconut-Peanut Sauce

Thinking about hosting a gathering for friends and family? Nothing against cheese and crackers or crudité platters, but with a little extra effort, you can put together a starter that will make your guests smile at the scrumptious combination of flavors in these plantain and shrimp baskets.   Not…
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…
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…
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…
Posole Rojo 1
February 9, 2015 - 9:37 am

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…
Seafood stew plated
March 18, 2014 - 9:19 am

Hearty Ancho Tomato Seafood Stew

San Francisco has cioppino, North Carolina has fish muddle and New England has clam chowder (as well…
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May 2, 2014 - 7:16 am

Chicken Tortilla Soup with Tequila on the Side

My great friend Alice King, who is also a great cook, was feeling for some Chicken Tortilla Soup recently.…
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…
Taco
May 21, 2014 - 9:57 am

The Whale’s Tale, East Northport, NY

I visited one of my brother's favorite summer spots this weekend and was reminded of the value of a…
Confetti Lentil Salad 2
August 8, 2014 - 10:23 am

Heart Healthy and Delicious Lentils

Out of all the ingredients in my pantry, I consider lentils a super star ingredient. Like other legumes,…
quinoa paella
April 18, 2014 - 7:13 am

Springtime Paella, Sub Quinoa

The snowfalls have ceased, the outside air temperature is almost regularly 60 degrees and I’ve spotted…
gambas al ajillo
December 28, 2013 - 2:39 am

Colossal Shrimp in Garlic Sauce (Gambas Al Ajillo)

New Year’s is around the corner and if you are searching for a few more simple things to serve up,…
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June 13, 2014 - 10:26 am

Spanish Bellinis for this weekend’s Brunch!

Move over mimosas there's a new sheriff in town. This easy to make, Cava Bellini is going to make you…