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Kañiwa Stuffed Summer Squash
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Kañiwa Stuffed Summer Squash

There's no much left of summer, but, there's still time to make a summery light and yummy recipe! If you love Quinoa, then you will LOVE Kañiwa! This tiny deep red seed is very similar in texture and flavor to Quinoa, including its superb nutrition profile. I came across Kañiwa thanks to a Peruvian…
August 19, 2015 - 10:59 am in Condiments, Healthy Tips, Nutrition, Organic Foods, Recipes
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Grilled Chicken with Mango and Nectarine Kabobs

Fire up the grill with these delicious and super easy to make kabobs. Just a few ingredients—that can be easily substituted with a variety of fruit—and you can make a superb dish that is not only yummy but also highly nutritious! For this recipe I used mangoes, which pack about 200% of vitamin C…
July 28, 2015 - 4:07 pm in Condiments, Recipes
Sweet Potato Croquettes with Chipotle Aioli 5.00/5 (100.00%) 1 vote

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…
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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…
Sopa de Res
January 8, 2015 - 10:08 am

Cozy Up with Some Honduran Sopa de Res

Who wouldn’t want a hot, satisfying, hearty and delicious bowl of sopa de res right about now? With…
Baked Bacalao with Greens and Garlicky Rice
January 21, 2014 - 12:20 pm

Baked Bacalao with Greens and Garlicky Rice

Are you looking for something quick and easy to cook for dinner tonight?  Look no further because…
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…
Planatos & eggs
July 11, 2014 - 9:04 am

Platanos with Eggs: The Latin Quiche

Want to try something fun this weekend? Of the many tropical fruits and vegetables, one of my favorites…
July 28, 2015 - 4:07 pm

Sweet Potato Croquettes with Chipotle Aioli

Traditional Spanish croquettes or croquetas are small breadcrumbed potato fritters filled with meat,…
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…
brazilian strudle
April 15, 2014 - 7:05 am

Brazilian Cashew Nut Strudle with Guava and Lime

Recife, Brazil is an unlikely area for a Jewish community but the small enclave in the port city has…
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…
Ensalada Verde
April 29, 2014 - 7:06 am

Get ready for Summer with this Ensalada Verde

Summer is just around the corner and with warm weather comes skin-baring clothes and swim attire. It’s…
pots de creme2
December 17, 2013 - 2:12 pm

Dulce de Leche Pots de Creme

Sounds fancy, doesn’t it?  It may seem too sophisticated for your kitchen skill, but don’t…
November 21, 2014 - 7:11 pm

A Collection of Healthy Recipes
by National Geographic Channel

This fall, National Geographic Channel asked some of their favorite celebrities for their favorite recipes.…
November 9, 2014 - 9:23 am

Draft a Rookie Appetizer This Football Season: Loaded Sweet Potato Skins

Jerseys, face paint, and team rivalries. Ladies and gentlemen, football season has begun!!! Regardless…