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Functional foods in the Latin Kitchen!

By: Suellen Pineda, RDN, CDN A lot of attention has been given to functional foods in the last decade. The average consumer is now more interested in health and nutrition than ever before, therefore, the interest for including functional foods in the diet…

Walnut-Crusted-Salmon

Get Your Omega-3s the Delicious Way: Walnut Crusted Salmon

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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…

Chayote Potato Salad

Chayote Squash (Tayota), Potato and Eggs Salad

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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…

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Agua de Jamaica (Hibiscus Flower Iced Tea): A Berry-like Delicious Tea!

Agua de Jamaica (Hibiscus Flower Iced Tea): A Berry-like Delicious Tea!
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Among many other names, Flor de Jamaica or Jamaican Sorrel is also known in English as Hibiscus flower, Guinea Sorrel, and Hibiscus Sabdariffa. Flor the Jamaica is an annual plant native to Africa but brought to the Americas centuries ago. It is a very popular…

Produce

June: National Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Month

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Summer is here, and the produce department has never looked more colorful. In celebration of National Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Month, we’re compiling a list of the most nutritious leafy, sweet, and fleshy fruits and vegetables out there. Forget boring.…