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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,…
Portion Control 1
August 4, 2014 - 9:32 am

High Five Your Way to Perfect Portion Control

Six months ago, when one of my closest friends, Rachel, called me for nutrition advice on how to lose…
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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…
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November 25, 2013 - 8:00 am

Last Minute Thanksgiving Feast

I know Thanksgiving is this week and if you are anything like me, the cooking, and maybe also the grocery…
mojito
July 21, 2013 - 11:00 am

Five Low Cal & Sugar-Free Latin Drink Recipes

Latin cocktails are very much a part of the American mixology scene and we can't wait to offer some…
Peach Pork chops with Peach Salsa
September 10, 2014 - 9:36 am

End the Summer with these savory Pork Chops in Peach Salsa

Unsure what to make for dinner tonight? Head to your local Farmer’s Market and you’ll get the most…
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…
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…
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November 28, 2014 - 9:21 am

Wholesome Snacking with Pepitas

For those of you who have eaten yourself right out of your "turkey eatin' pants" and can't fathom the…
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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…
Healthy Breakfasts
April 11, 2014 - 7:27 am

Healthy Must-Have Morning Foods

Monday mornings. Tuesday mornings.  No matter which day it is, the energy you’ll need to face…
5 food safety facts main
March 25, 2014 - 7:42 am

5 Food Safety Facts All Home Cooks Should Know

Even if you do not aspire to cook in a restaurant one day, all cooks need to know some basic safety…
Healthy-Eating-NatGeo
November 21, 2014 - 7:11 pm

A Collection of Healthy Recipes
by National Geographic Channel

This fall, National Geographic Channel asked some of their favorite celebrities for their favorite recipes.…
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