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Pastelon Dominicano
December 17, 2014 - 8:58 am in Recipes
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Pastelón Domincano: Sweet Plantain and Ground Meat Dominican Casserole

Dominican cuisine is characterized by a combination of Spanish, indigenous and African traits. Many starchy vegetables such as yuca, batata, plátanos as well as rice and other grains are widely used. Beans and other legumes are also very common in this tiny island’s cuisine. You can typically find…
HealthyLatin_PorkSkewers
December 16, 2014 - 1:47 pm in Recipes
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Sugarcane Skewered Pork with
Pineapple Chipotle Salsa

Holiday entertaining is upon us and with Christmas and New Years coming up, try this easy party recipe sure to win over anyone with lean protein and tropical flavors.  Enjoy the holidays with good taste and health and be sure to find the recipe in the Healthy Latin Eating cook book, available now on…
Pumpkin, Avocado Smoothie
December 15, 2014 - 9:08 am in Recipes
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Power Up with Breakfast: Pumpkin, Avocado and Apples Smoothie!

It is not a secret that eating breakfast is a healthy habit that fuels our bodies with the so needed nutrients and calories after an overnight fast! Thus its name breakfast or “break the fast”. And for those hectic mornings when you have just a few minutes for a healthy breakfast, smoothies are…
It was love at first sip!
December 12, 2014 - 9:00 am in Recipes, Videos
Angie’s Low Fat Coquito 3.00/5 (60.00%) 1 vote

Angie’s Low Fat Coquito

The holidays are the perfect excuse to indulge. I mean let’s be real, who wants to count calories while everyone else is enjoying the cheese plate and guzzling wine. It’s a time to celebrate and enjoy the fine things in life – and in my family eating tends to be at the top that list.That’s…
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December 10, 2014 - 10:10 am in Nutrition, Recipes
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Quick and Easy Habichuela Dish!

Habichuelas, ejotes or frijoles verdes are just some of the names that this crunchy vegetable adopts depending on the country and even regions within the same country. In English we know them as green or string beans. Habichuelas are widely used in Latin America and are very versatile in the kitchen.…
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…
Granola2
November 12, 2014 - 8:22 am

Pumpkin Spice Granola Recipe

Eating granola has many benefits. Granola a type of breakfast cereal consisting of whole grain oats,…
Vegan Rice Crispy Treats
February 13, 2014 - 2:44 pm

A Healthier Valentine’s Day Sweet

With Valentine’s Day approaching, I’ve been thinking about what kind of sweet treat I’ll make…
shrimp stir fry
September 23, 2014 - 10:01 am

Latin Shrimp & Vegetable Stir-Fry

Stir-fry is a convenient meal because it's easy, fast, light, and packed with nutritious veggies. My…
Chile lime salt
January 24, 2014 - 7:49 am

Two Simple Condiments, Countless Uses

Making condiments may sound too involved, but having house-made spice combinations on hand will make…
Caribbean Seafood Stew
May 7, 2014 - 8:20 am

Hearty Carribean Seafood Stew

I’ve always been enticed by the smells of the tropics.  Living many years in a cold weather climate,…
Ancho Paste
March 7, 2014 - 11:30 am

A little goes a long way.. Ancho Chile Paste

Take 25 minutes to make this fabulous paste.  Its rich, earthy flavors will add tons of depth to soups,…
Quinoa Burrito Bowl final
May 1, 2014 - 7:52 am

Keep it simple with this Quinoa Burrito Bowl

Any time I cook a grain, I like to make a larger batch than I need for the recipe I am preparing. This…
Peach Pork chops with Peach Salsa
September 10, 2014 - 9:36 am

End the Summer with these savory Pork Chops in Peach Salsa

Unsure what to make for dinner tonight? Head to your local Farmer’s Market and you’ll get the most…
veggie-taco-salad
November 30, 2013 - 7:00 am

Tasty Lentil Vegetarian Taco Salad

  Yes! You can enjoy the great taste of a taco even though you’re a vegetarian. In fact, since…
angelos sosa iron chef
February 28, 2014 - 3:15 pm

The Battle is ON!! Sosa vs. Flay – Iron Chef Showdown

I am SUPER excited to announce that my good friend and author of Flavor Exposed, Chef Angelo Sosa will…
Chuletas Horneadas
February 21, 2014 - 4:15 pm

Chuletas Horneadas y Moro de Trigo con Guandules

Coming from a Hispanic background rice is our go-to side. It's one of the guilty pleasures I can't live…