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A Collection of Healthy Recipes
by National Geographic Channel

November 21, 2014 - 7:11 pm in Recipes
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This fall, National Geographic Channel asked some of their favorite celebrities for their favorite recipes. The only catch was that the dishes had to be healthy. And of course, our own Angie Martinez jumped at the chance to be a part of the project with our…


10 Empanada Fillings You Won’t Be Able To Live Without

June 4, 2014 - 10:12 am in Healthy Tips, Nutrition
10 Empanada Fillings You Won’t Be Able To Live Without
3.33 (66.67%) 6 votes

I will never forget the first time I tried an empanada. I was working for a newspaper at the time, and was on a dining review in Jackson Heights, Queens.…

Gluten Free Empanadas

Delicious Gluten-Free Empanadas

April 8, 2014 - 7:35 am in Nutrition, Recipes
Delicious Gluten-Free Empanadas
3.82 (76.43%) 28 votes

Being Latino and gluten-free can be a tough and lonely road to travel. Surprisingly though, a lot of our traditional foods are naturally gluten-free—rice…

media noche empanadas

Cuban Media Noche Empanadas

June 20, 2013 - 12:34 am in Recipes
Cuban Media Noche Empanadas
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I've been making empanadas for years now, inspired by my Grandmother who diligently prepared these cocktail size turnovers and filled them with a traditional sweet/savory ground beef mixture, or Picadillo as known in Latin American cooking.  For years I have…