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October 1, 2014 - 9:02 am in Culinary News, Healthy Tips, Nutrition, Organic Foods
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Challenge Accepted: October Unprocessed

As summer bids us farewell, it's time to look forward to the seasons ahead. While it might seem premature to think about the looming holiday festivities while we're still sunkissed, this is an opportune time to implement some healthy dietary and lifestyle changes before we get bombarded with Super Bowl…
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September 25, 2014 - 9:04 am in Recipes
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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 already busy day.  I stumbled upon quinoa smoothies when I ran out of steel cut oats one busy Monday morning and quickly subbed a cup of quinoa I had left over from the night before. I was pleasantly…
shrimp stir fry
September 23, 2014 - 10:01 am in Recipes
Latin Shrimp & Vegetable Stir-Fry 1.00/5 (20.00%) 1 vote

Latin Shrimp & Vegetable Stir-Fry

Stir-fry is a convenient meal because it's easy, fast, light, and packed with nutritious veggies. My favorite recipes are those that I can make in a flash without having to defrost anything ahead of time. This recipe puts together some of the most readily available ingredients in the kitchen and you…
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September 15, 2014 - 9:26 am in Nutrition, Recipes
Papaya Mango Avocado Breakfast Smoothie 4.50/5 (90.00%) 2 votes

Papaya Mango Avocado Breakfast Smoothie

It’s never too early for avocado, so we're tossing an alligator pear into this fruity breakfast smoothie. Avocados add creamy texture, balance flavor, and provide a boost of nutrients like pantothenic acid, fiber, folate, potassium, and vitamins B6, C, E and K. Plus, they're loaded with monounsaturated…
Turmeric
September 12, 2014 - 9:05 am in Recipes
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The Wonders of Turmeric

Discover the Wonders of Turmeric! When was the last time you ventured into the herbs and spices aisle? Better yet, when did you revamp up a classic dish by using a new spice? Well, while you decide which one to pick for your next culinary adventure, let me introduce to you the increasingly popular turmeric!…
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…
Tomatoes
July 11, 2013 - 12:20 am

What To Do When Your Fruit Hangs Low

Salads are the perfect snack or meal for the warm weather. They require few ingredients, kitchen tools…
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?…
Tropical Mango Lime Shrimp
March 24, 2014 - 8:20 am

Tropical Mango Lime Shrimp

I remember growing up when I lived in Puerto Rico for a few years. Where I lived there was a Mango tree…
Mussels a la Valenciana
May 14, 2014 - 4:59 pm

Spicy Mussels a la Valenciana

Valencia is the third largest city in Spain after Madrid and Barcelona and boasts the fifth largest…
HLE_Tropical Fruit&Nut Bars3
September 8, 2014 - 9:35 am

Healthy Snack On-The-Go: Tropical Fruit & Nut Bars

About three years ago, I got stuck in an elevator on my way out for lunch for over two hours with eleven…
It was love at first sip!
December 19, 2013 - 11:00 am

Angie’s Low Fat Coquito

The holidays are the perfect excuse to indulge. I mean let’s be real, who wants to count calories…
empanada
June 4, 2014 - 10:12 am

10 Empanada Fillings You Won’t Be Able To Live Without

I will never forget the first time I tried an empanada. I was working for a newspaper at the time, and…
smokey tuna tartare
August 18, 2014 - 10:19 am

Smokey Tuna Tartare

Tuna tartare has made an appearance on almost half the restaurant menus I’ve seen and I’ve tried…
veggie flautas
September 4, 2014 - 10:02 am

Delightful Veggie Flautas with Salsa Verde

“Flauta” is Spanish for flute and also the shape for rolled-up tortillas that are traditionally…
gmo labeling
July 8, 2013 - 7:00 am

Whole Foods To Put GMO Label On Its Foods

Finally, a large food supplier is standing up to the GMO behemoths. We couldn’t be more thrilled about…
Carrot Ginger Soup with arepa
June 10, 2014 - 9:31 am

Light Vegan Carrot Ginger Soup

Soup has to be one of the easiest, most comforting foods available to us. You can pair a heaping bowl…
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