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Stuffed-Peppers
July 25, 2016 - 10:10 am in Condiments, Healthy Tips, Recipes
Grilled Chicken Stuffed Poblano Peppers
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Grilled Chicken Stuffed Poblano Peppers

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 be found fresh or dried.  When dried, poblanos…
Quinoa-Calamari-Salad
July 18, 2016 - 11:24 am in Recipes
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Quinoa with Calamari Salad

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 starchy than rice or wheat, which makes it a great choice for people watching the quality/quantity of carbs they eat.   It is an excellent source…
Tumeric and Coconut Sherbert
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Turmeric and Coconut Sherbet

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 family that you might be more familiar…
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June 3, 2016 - 8:36 am in Culinary News, Healthy Tips, Recipes
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Naranjilla (Lulo) Popsicles

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 describe the flavor of naranjilla would…
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May 25, 2016 - 9:36 am in Condiments, Organic Foods, Recipes
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Cool Down This Summer with Honduran Style Horchata!

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, morro, pumpkin and sesame seeds in water,…
Chilled Jalapeno Pea Soup with Mint Whip
September 16, 2013 - 1:23 pm

Spicy Chilled Pea Soup With Mint Whip

Chilled pea soup is generally a springtime, early summer kind of thing with fresh peas peaking in their…
If you can't find baby carrots or cipollini onions, use regular carrots and onions or any kind and cut them in medium sized pieces
January 29, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Sweet & Smokey Roast Root Vegetables

I’m certainly ready for spring and summer vegetable bounty, but while the root vegetables are abundant…
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December 5, 2014 - 9:48 am

¡Salud! Holiday Sangria Spritzer Recipe #TGIF

(Photograph by Bon Affair) One of the easiest ways to put on pounds this season is to have too many…
lamb chops3
December 28, 2013 - 10:47 am

Grilled Lamb Chops & Merguez with Chimichurri

This is another simple recipe that will wow your guests for that New Year's celebration.  I like…
huevos-habaneros
April 21, 2014 - 7:05 am

Healthy Huevos Habaneros

Jumpstart your new year with new, healthy brunch recipes that are high in nutrition, but don’t skimp…
RH-Quinoa
October 12, 2013 - 5:21 pm

Quinoa Con Pollo on Reluctantly Healthy with Judy Greer

Watch Angie get food smart as she trades in rice for protein-packed quinoa in a classic rice & beans…
Gluten Free Empanadas
April 8, 2014 - 7:35 am

Delicious Gluten-Free Empanadas

Being Latino and gluten-free can be a tough and lonely road to travel. Surprisingly though, a lot of…
red pepper soup
December 31, 2013 - 9:29 pm

Guajillo Spiced Roasted Red Pepper & Fennel Soup

This healthy, fragrant soup will round out your New Year’s Eve menu in just minutes.  Serve it…
judy greer
September 4, 2013 - 11:38 pm

No Guilt Mojito on Reluctantly Healthy with Judy Greer

I had the pleasure of meeting and co-hosting an episode of Reluctantly Healthy with Judy Greer. We mixed…
Carrot Ginger Soup with arepa
June 10, 2014 - 9:31 am

Light Vegan Carrot Ginger Soup

Soup has to be one of the easiest, most comforting foods available to us. You can pair a heaping bowl…
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September 25, 2014 - 9:04 am

Welcome Fall with these Quinoa Smoothies!

Grabbing a smoothie on the go is an easy way to schedule breakfast, lunch or a yummy snack into your…
Margarita's Roast Chicken
January 28, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Margarita’s Roast Chicken

There is no tequila in this recipe, rather a nod to my friend’s pursuit for a perfectly roast chicken:…
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