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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…
summer tomato salad
August 13, 2014 - 11:15 am

Quick and Easy Summertime Tomato Salad

Tomato season is at its peak. Produce markets are full of all varietals from cherubs to heirlooms, but…
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…
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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…
St Paddys Pancakes main
March 17, 2014 - 7:00 am

Get in the spirit with these St. Patty’s Day Pancakes

Want a recipe for a festive dish to serve on St. Patrick’s Day? Try St. Patty’s Pancakes, dyed naturally…
Quinoa Bean Chili
April 10, 2014 - 7:21 am

Quinoa Instead of Rice? This Incas Super Food Packs A Big, Healthy Punch!

We know.  The very thought of never eating arroz amarillo again is devastating. But trading…
Moneta Grill Pan
March 28, 2014 - 9:09 am

Cook like a Pro with the Moneta Ceramic Grill Pan

If you’re trying to eat healthier, a pan that uses little to no cooking oil while being the easiest…
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…
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November 24, 2014 - 2:22 pm

Exciting News the HLE Cookbook is finally here!!

Dear HLE family!  We have some very exciting news to share with you! Our cookbook, Healthy Latin Eating will…
HLE-Smoothie-5
September 25, 2014 - 9:04 am

Welcome Fall with these Quinoa Smoothies!

Grabbing a smoothie on the go is an easy way to schedule breakfast, lunch or a yummy snack into your…
Mex Tofu
July 17, 2014 - 9:04 am

Mexican Inspired Tofu Scramble

A good breakfast is a great way to start your day. Sure green smoothies are great, but sometimes on…
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…
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…