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Shrimp Soup
May 18, 2016 - 10:16 am in Condiments, Healthy Tips, Natural Health, Nutrition, Recipes
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Yampi Root and Shrimp Soup

By: Suellen Pineda, RDN, CDN Yampi is a root vegetable in the yam family.  It looks very similar to yucca or cassava but its texture is very different.  Yampi has actually been called the “slippery root” because it has a slimy texture when it’s raw and cooked.  At the same time, Yampi has enough…
Ceviche
May 16, 2016 - 8:00 am in Recipes
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Shrimp and Mandarin Orange Ceviche

By: Suellen Pineda, RDN, CDN Ceviche! Everyone craves a delicious ceviche this time of year.  What a best way to satiate those cravings with a yummy and easy-to-make shrimp ceviche.  You will only need a few ingredients and to bring this deliciousness to the table. Ingredients & Method (Yields:…
Tacos
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Annatto Grilled Chicken Tacos with Pineapple and Avocado Salsa

By: Suellen Pineda Cinco de Mayo is almost here! So there’s no better excuse than this popular celebration to make some delicious grilled chicken tacos to please the crowd.  And although it’s always nice to go with the classics, why not venture into trying a different seasoning to boost the flavor…
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March 30, 2016 - 8:00 am in Condiments, Healthy Tips, Nutrition, Recipes
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Champurrado: Mexican Hot Chocolate

by: Suellen Pineda Spring is almost here! But, wait, it’s still a bit cold out there. Well, chilly temperature is the perfect excuse to indulge in a rich cup of traditional Mexican hot chocolate. The main difference in champurrado from a traditional hot chocolate is the addition of cinnamon, vanilla…
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February 24, 2016 - 9:00 am in Condiments, Healthy Tips, Natural Health, Nutrition, Recipes
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Dominican Chambre: Dominican Legume and Meat Stew

By: Suellen Pineda, RDN, CDN Dominican Chambre stew combines meat, red beans rice and auyama (squash) in hearty and rich stew that is preferably accompanied by sliced avocado. Any other type of legume will do, although red beans and gandules (green pigeon peas) are most commonly used. As you might have…
Yam & Black Bean Tacos
February 3, 2014 - 10:30 am

Yam & Black Bean Tacos with Quick Pickled Cabbage

I’m a sucker for tacos. I think it’s the handheld aspect of them that makes me want to stuff them…
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…
ropa-vieja
July 27, 2013 - 1:33 am

One-Pot Meal: Cuban Ropa Vieja

  This delicious one-pot meal, which originated in Spain’s Canary Islands, takes only 15 minutes…
fruit & veggies
January 30, 2014 - 3:15 pm

A Batido Your Kids Will Love

Everyone that knows me, knows how much I love making smoothies, especially when I have kids over my…
Pumpkin, Avocado Smoothie
December 15, 2014 - 9:08 am

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…
Chayote Potato Salad
June 30, 2015 - 10:04 am

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!…
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…
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…
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…
Tamari Sauce
March 19, 2014 - 8:32 am

Add some flavor with Tamari Sauce!

Are you looking to add a new sauce to your pantry for those days you just want something different?…
Baked Malanga Chips
December 23, 2014 - 2:42 pm

Light and Crisp Baked Malanga Chips

During my last trip to La Isla Del Encanto my dad introduced me to root chips. They were crunchy, salty…
H2O Post
July 28, 2014 - 9:50 am

Your 3-Step Guide to the Most Flavorful, Rejuvenating H2O… Ever!

It's no secret that H2O is the healthiest beverage choice, but drinking water can become a monotonous…
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