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Grilled Chicken Stuffed Poblano Peppers

July 25, 2016 - 10:10 am in Condiments, Healthy Tips, Recipes
Grilled Chicken Stuffed Poblano Peppers
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By: Suellen Pineda, RDN, CDN Poblano peppers are just perfect for stuffing! Being milder than Jalapeño, poblano is one of the key ingredients in Chiles en Nogada, a traditional Mexican dish from Puebla, where this chili pepper is native to.  Poblanos can…

Tumeric and Coconut Sherbert

Turmeric and Coconut Sherbet

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By: Suellen Pineda, RDN, CDN We hope that by now turmeric is part of your spice rack! This marvelous spice is native to South and Southeast Asia and has…

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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…

Shrimp Soup

Yampi Root and Shrimp Soup

May 18, 2016 - 10:16 am in Condiments, Healthy Tips, Natural Health, Nutrition, Recipes
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By: Suellen Pineda, RDN, CDN Yampi is a root vegetable in the yam family.  It looks very similar to yucca or cassava but its texture is very different.  Yampi has actually been called the “slippery root” because it has a slimy texture when it’s raw…

Tacos

Annatto Grilled Chicken Tacos with Pineapple and Avocado Salsa

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By: Suellen Pineda Cinco de Mayo is almost here! So there’s no better excuse than this popular celebration to make some delicious grilled chicken tacos to please the crowd.  And although it’s always nice to go with the classics, why not venture into trying…