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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…

Ceviche

Shrimp and Mandarin Orange Ceviche

May 16, 2016 - 8:00 am in Recipes
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By: Suellen Pineda, RDN, CDN Ceviche! Everyone craves a delicious ceviche this time of year.  What a best way to satiate those cravings with a yummy…

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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Champurrado: Mexican Hot Chocolate

March 30, 2016 - 8:00 am in Condiments, Healthy Tips, Nutrition, Recipes
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by: Suellen Pineda Spring is almost here! But, wait, it’s still a bit cold out there. Well, chilly temperature is the perfect excuse to indulge in a rich cup of traditional Mexican hot chocolate. The main difference in champurrado from a traditional hot…

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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…