Tips, articles, recipes and more for better living
July 25, 2016 - 10:10 am in Condiments, Healthy Tips, Recipes
Grilled Chicken Stuffed Poblano Peppers
2.5 (50%) 2 votes

Grilled Chicken Stuffed Poblano Peppers

By: Suellen Pineda, RDN, CDN Poblano peppers are just perfect for stuffing! Being milder than Jalapeño, poblano is one of the key ingredients in Chiles en Nogada, a traditional Mexican dish from Puebla, where this chili pepper is native to.  Poblanos can be found fresh or dried.  When dried, poblanos…
July 18, 2016 - 11:24 am in Recipes
Rate this post

Quinoa with Calamari Salad

By: Suellen Pineda, RDN, CDN Quinoa is one of my favorite “grains”­­ to eat! You can make savory and sweet dishes using quinoa. This seed is less starchy than rice or wheat, which makes it a great choice for people watching the quality/quantity of carbs they eat.   It is an excellent source…
Tumeric and Coconut Sherbert
Rate this post

Turmeric and Coconut Sherbet

By: Suellen Pineda, RDN, CDN We hope that by now turmeric is part of your spice rack! This marvelous spice is native to South and Southeast Asia and has been heavily used due to its intense mustardy yellow color and earthy flavor. Turmeric is part of the ginger family that you might be more familiar…
June 3, 2016 - 8:36 am in Culinary News, Healthy Tips, Recipes
Rate this post

Naranjilla (Lulo) Popsicles

By: Suellen Pineda, RDN, CDN Naranjilla is a staple fruit in Ecuador and Colombia where is known as Lulo. Its name can be misleading given that the fruit does not resemble the flavor or texture of naranjas (Spanish for orange).   The best way I can possibly describe the flavor of naranjilla would…
May 25, 2016 - 9:36 am in Condiments, Organic Foods, Recipes
Rate this post

Cool Down This Summer with Honduran Style Horchata!

By: Suellen Pineda, RDN, CDN Horchata is a very popular rice drink.  Almost each and every country in Latin America has its own version of it.  Basically it consists of soaking uncooked rice―amaranth is also used―with other ingredients such as peanuts, morro, pumpkin and sesame seeds in water,…
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.…
Processed with VSCOcam with c1 preset
December 2, 2014 - 8:31 am

Better than Casserole Green Beans with Chorizo and Toasted Almonds

The holidays can be tricky to navigate if you’re thinking about healthier eating. Everyone wants…
April 21, 2014 - 7:05 am

Healthy Huevos Habaneros

Jumpstart your new year with new, healthy brunch recipes that are high in nutrition, but don’t skimp…
July 15, 2013 - 1:23 pm

Citrus Mango Shrimp Ceviche

It’s hot out there.  When I woke up yesterday morning and opened my front door to get the paper it…
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…
Adrienne Bailon
May 27, 2014 - 9:25 am

Adrienne Bailon shouts out HLE in OK! Magazine

Our favorite talk show host from The Real and OK!’s style contributor, Adrienne Bailon, shares her…
Camote Breakfast
April 1, 2015 - 11:22 am

Power Up with Camote and Eggs Breakfast

Camote, yams and batatas are just some the hundreds of tuberous vegetables species there are. Unlike…
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 Book stack copy
December 31, 2014 - 10:17 am

Food Trend Predictions for 2015 Show that Latin Food is Always in Style

As 2014 draws to a close, chefs, food companies and marketing organizations are trying to figure out…
Tofu Pericos with Arepas
May 29, 2014 - 10:07 am

Savory Garlic Arepas

I am an addict. I admit it. More specifically, I am an arepa addict. I kind of knew this to be true…
Cilantro Bunch
January 29, 2014 - 7:00 pm

Health Benefits of Cilantro: Flavorful Herb, Antioxidant Powerhouse

Latin cooking wouldn’t be complete without cilantro.  This fragrant, antioxidant-rich herb is…
photo (5)
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…
%d bloggers like this: