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Acorn Squash Quesadillas 2
October 21, 2014 - 9:24 am in Recipes

Acorn Squash and Black Bean Quesadillas

Colorful farmer’s market and grocery store displays make it clear that we are well into pumpkin season. And along with pumpkins come all the other varieties of squash to enjoy in countless ways. Winter squash are not only satisfying and comforting in recipes but they are also a good source of fiber,…
Cucumber Salad 1
October 16, 2014 - 9:13 am in Nutrition, Recipes

The Mighty Cucumber: Quench your Body

The produce isle contains the healthiest products in the market, which are loaded with nutrients. One item that is essential and excellent for cooking and snacking is the Cucumber. Cucumbers or Pepinillos are in the watermelon family along with squash and zucchini. Loaded with vitamins and minerals,…
Causa Peruana
October 14, 2014 - 9:16 am in Recipes

Causa Peruana: A Scrumptious Potato Starter

Peruvian cuisine is trendier than ever before! Peruvian dishes are absolutely delicious from starters to desserts. The combination of foods brought by the Spaniards during the colonial period with foods native to the Americas created the unique features of Peruvian food. Potatoes are some of those foods…
Plantains 1
October 7, 2014 - 9:02 am in Recipes

Sweet Plantains… Pure Tropical Deliciousness

Plantains are a tropical staple in many Latin American countries.  Plantains are also present in some other international cuisines including African and Southeast Asian. These starchy vegetables very similar in texture to potatoes, are so versatile that you can enjoy them green or ripe giving you a…
october-unprocessed-2014
October 1, 2014 - 9:02 am in Culinary News, Healthy Tips, Nutrition, Organic Foods

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…
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…
mojito
July 21, 2013 - 11:00 am

Five Low Cal & Sugar-Free Latin Drink Recipes

Latin cocktails are very much a part of the American mixology scene and we can't wait to offer some…
gambas al ajillo
December 28, 2013 - 2:39 am

Colossal Shrimp in Garlic Sauce (Gambas Al Ajillo)

New Year’s is around the corner and if you are searching for a few more simple things to serve up,…
Sofri-Yaki Shrimp
March 3, 2014 - 10:00 am

Camarones al Sofri-Yaki!

Seafood is one of my favorites but going out to seafood restaurants can be pricey. I try to make easy…
Plantains 1
October 7, 2014 - 9:02 am

Sweet Plantains… Pure Tropical Deliciousness

Plantains are a tropical staple in many Latin American countries.  Plantains are also present in some…
Vegan Lime Bars 2
July 30, 2014 - 9:56 am

Clean Living Treat, Vegan Lime Bars

If you’re anything like me then you love dessert but staying on target and eating balanced, healthy…
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…
Pan Seared Halibut
February 11, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Pan Seared Halibut with Pesto Quinoa and Tangy Slaw

This dish is hearty enough to keep you warm in the winter yet not weighed down in the summer and the…
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…
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…
chickpea2
December 16, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Cinnamon Chickpea Stew with Crispy Cauliflower Florets

I don’t know about you but I have some clean-eating to do since the Thanksgiving holiday and the continued…
Beans mix
April 16, 2014 - 7:14 am

Power up with Beans!

Revising your diet to include more nutrients and less fat is easier than you think. There is one pantry…
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