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A Batido Your Kids Will Love

January 30, 2014 - 3:15 pm in Recipes
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Everyone that knows me, knows how much I love making smoothies, especially when I have kids over my house. One thing no one knows is how I make them and what I add in them.  Today I will be sharing a very versatile recipe that my daughters love. Of course…

Cilantro Bunch

Health Benefits of Cilantro: Flavorful Herb, Antioxidant Powerhouse

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Latin cooking wouldn’t be complete without cilantro.  This fragrant, antioxidant-rich herb is often used to spice up salsas and provide that rich,…

If you can't find baby carrots or cipollini onions, use regular carrots and onions or any kind and cut them in medium sized pieces

Sweet & Smokey Roast Root Vegetables

January 29, 2014 - 12:00 pm in Recipes
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I’m certainly ready for spring and summer vegetable bounty, but while the root vegetables are abundant I have made it a quest to enjoy them. I was lucky…

Margarita's Roast Chicken

Margarita’s Roast Chicken

January 28, 2014 - 3:30 pm in Recipes
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There is no tequila in this recipe, rather a nod to my friend’s pursuit for a perfectly roast chicken: golden, crisp skin and juicy, tender meat.  As simple as the ingredient list may be, chicken roasting is technique-driven and may require some trial…

citrus with chile lime

Citrus with Chile Lime Seasoning

January 27, 2014 - 3:30 pm in Recipes
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It’s the dead of winter and most of the country is getting pummeled by snow and all sorts of inclement weather.  If you can’t jet off to Florida or California to leave behind the winter woes, this tasty snack will provide you with a little boost of…