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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 been heavily used due to its intense mustardy yellow color and earthy flavor. Turmeric is part of the ginger…

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. …

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…

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Dominican Chambre: Dominican Legume and Meat Stew

February 24, 2016 - 9:00 am in Condiments, Healthy Tips, Natural Health, Nutrition, Recipes
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By: Suellen Pineda, RDN, CDN Dominican Chambre stew combines meat, red beans rice and auyama (squash) in hearty and rich stew that is preferably accompanied by sliced avocado. Any other type of legume will do, although red beans and gandules (green pigeon…

functional-foods

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…