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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,…
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…
Posole Rojo 1
February 9, 2015 - 9:37 am

How About Mexican Pozole Rojo for Dinner?

Pozole is a traditional Mexican soup made with a variety of chiles. You can find pozole rojo, verde…
HLE_BreakfastSmoothie
September 15, 2014 - 9:26 am

Papaya Mango Avocado Breakfast Smoothie

It’s never too early for avocado, so we're tossing an alligator pear into this fruity breakfast smoothie.…
Chile lime salt
January 24, 2014 - 7:49 am

Two Simple Condiments, Countless Uses

Making condiments may sound too involved, but having house-made spice combinations on hand will make…
pots de creme2
December 17, 2013 - 2:12 pm

Dulce de Leche Pots de Creme

Sounds fancy, doesn’t it?  It may seem too sophisticated for your kitchen skill, but don’t…
Quinoa Bean Chili
April 10, 2014 - 7:21 am

Quinoa Instead of Rice? This Incas Super Food Packs A Big, Healthy Punch!

We know.  The very thought of never eating arroz amarillo again is devastating. But trading…
Roasted Brussels Sprouts 2
November 24, 2014 - 10:34 am

Surprisingly Easy Thanksgiving Roasted Brussels Sprouts

It's Thanksgiving WEEK!!! So, when it comes to Thanksgiving dinner, we all know the turkey is the star…
H2O Post
July 28, 2014 - 9:50 am

Your 3-Step Guide to the Most Flavorful, Rejuvenating H2O… Ever!

It's no secret that H2O is the healthiest beverage choice, but drinking water can become a monotonous…
HLE Book stack copy
January 27, 2015 - 9:27 am

Learn How to Make a Delicious Spicy Sangria and More ‘Healthy Latin Eating’ Options – EXTRA TV

HLE Co- Founder and "Extra" special correspondent and radio personality Angie Martinez along with chef…
Ensalada Rusa Featured
March 27, 2014 - 7:46 am

Ensalada Rusa aka Latin Potato Salad

Today I'm going to share a recipe that I grew up eating. Everyone knows that potato salad or as some…
Walnut-Crusted-Salmon
July 8, 2015 - 9:54 am

Get Your Omega-3s the Delicious Way: Walnut Crusted Salmon

In its most simplistic way, healthy food has always provided us with powerful nutrients to fight disease.…
Bacalao Salad
June 2, 2014 - 10:22 am

Light and Refreshing Bacalao Salad

Satisfy your nostalgic memories with this updated version of a traditional Puerto Rican dish, Balcalao…
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