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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…

Quinoa-Calamari-Salad

Quinoa with Calamari Salad

July 18, 2016 - 11:24 am in Recipes
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By: Suellen Pineda, RDN, CDN Quinoa is one of my favorite “grains”­­ to eat! You can make savory and sweet dishes using quinoa. This seed is less…

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 does not resemble the flavor or texture of naranjas (Spanish for orange).   The best way I can possibly…

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Cool Down This Summer with Honduran Style Horchata!

May 25, 2016 - 9:36 am in Condiments, Organic Foods, Recipes
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By: Suellen Pineda, RDN, CDN Horchata is a very popular rice drink.  Almost each and every country in Latin America has its own version of it.  Basically it consists of soaking uncooked rice―amaranth is also used―with other ingredients such as peanuts,…