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Naranjilla (Lulo) Popsicles

June 3, 2016 - 8:36 am in Culinary News, Healthy Tips, Recipes
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By: Suellen Pineda, RDN, CDN Naranjilla is a staple fruit in Ecuador and Colombia where is known as Lulo. Its name can be misleading given that the fruit does not resemble the flavor or texture of naranjas (Spanish for orange).   The best way I can possibly…

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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…

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Tapado de Pescado y Camarones: Honduran Style Fish and Shrimp Coconut Soup

October 15, 2015 - 11:00 am in Condiments, Culinary News, Recipes
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If you ask for ‘Tapado’ in Honduras, you will most likely get two options; ‘Tapado Olanchano’ and ‘Tapado Costeño (North Coast Style)’. The…

Kañiwa Stuffed Summer Squash

Kañiwa Stuffed Summer Squash

Kañiwa Stuffed Summer Squash
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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.…

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How About Mexican Pozole Rojo for Dinner?

February 9, 2015 - 9:37 am in Condiments, Culinary News, Natural Health, Nutrition, Recipes
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Pozole is a traditional Mexican soup made with a variety of chiles. You can find pozole rojo, verde and blanco, each of them uses a different variety of chiles that imparts a distinctive color and flavor. The one I made is pozole rojo. I got this recipe during…