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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,…
BeingBetter_TunaCeviche
April 28, 2014 - 6:58 am

Sinfully Simple Tuna Ceviche with Chef Angelo Sosa

Check out Angie’s new web series, BEING BETTER, on ulive.com.  Angie brings her brand of life-balance…
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June 13, 2014 - 10:26 am

Spanish Bellinis for this weekend’s Brunch!

Move over mimosas there's a new sheriff in town. This easy to make, Cava Bellini is going to make you…
Five
September 2, 2014 - 9:05 am

5 SMALL changes that can make a BIG impact on your life

We know that eating well and exercising are crucial in maintaining good health, but there are a few…
Tamari Sauce
March 19, 2014 - 8:32 am

Add some flavor with Tamari Sauce!

Are you looking to add a new sauce to your pantry for those days you just want something different?…
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January 12, 2015 - 9:25 am

Keep it Going.. Make “Being Healthier” One of Your Top 2015 Resolutions!! Find Out How!

I’m pretty sure you already have a list of your new year’s resolutions posted on a wall, at your…
Planatos & eggs
July 11, 2014 - 9:04 am

Platanos with Eggs: The Latin Quiche

Want to try something fun this weekend? Of the many tropical fruits and vegetables, one of my favorites…
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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…
Peel-&-Shirmp-Shrimp
June 19, 2014 - 10:14 am

Peel & Eat Citrus Shrimp with Ancho Lime Dip

Peel and Eat shrimp are a southern coastal favorite. There is almost nothing like a platter of highly…
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March 18, 2015 - 9:42 am

Make Your Own Mojo Criollo: Caribbean Garlic Sauce!

Mojo Criollo is an “indispensable” garlic sauce used in the Latino kitchen. In Puerto Rico, mojo…
Tropical Mango Lime Shrimp
March 24, 2014 - 8:20 am

Tropical Mango Lime Shrimp

I remember growing up when I lived in Puerto Rico for a few years. Where I lived there was a Mango tree…
Herb Garden
May 28, 2014 - 9:50 am

Herb Gardens featuring Basil!

With the ever-increasing advances and technology, we are getting farther and farther away from nature…
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April 21, 2015 - 9:53 am

Agua de Jamaica (Hibiscus Flower Iced Tea): A Berry-like Delicious Tea!

Among many other names, Flor de Jamaica or Jamaican Sorrel is also known in English as Hibiscus flower,…
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