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Herb Garden

Herb Gardens featuring Basil!

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With the ever-increasing advances and technology, we are getting farther and farther away from nature simply out of convenience. As a nation we consume more prepackaged products than any other industrialized country, not to mention fast food. One of the ways…


The Whale’s Tale, East Northport, NY

May 21, 2014 - 9:57 am in Nutrition, Restaurants
The Whale’s Tale, East Northport, NY
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I visited one of my brother's favorite summer spots this weekend and was reminded of the value of a killer taco. The Whale's Tale is located on the north…


Coconut Oil: Culinary, Health & Beauty Superpower

Coconut Oil: Culinary, Health & Beauty Superpower
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During my last trip to Puerto Rico, I became familiar with the use of coconut as a key ingredient in Latin cooking. Not only were the locals drinking…


10 Health Benefits of Garlic: Culinary and Nutritional Powerhouse

May 13, 2014 - 3:37 pm in Alternative Medicine, Healthy Tips, Organic Foods
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There really is nothing like garlic. Whether you sauté it with some onions or mince it, it is one of Mother Nature’s most versatile ingredients. Latin cooking utilizes garlic for some of its most popular dishes, including most shrimp dishes and signature…

Brown Arroz Con Pollo

Healthy Recipe Remix: Brown Rice con Pollo

April 14, 2014 - 7:35 am in Recipes
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The diet Latinos enjoy is actually a lot more healthy than the standard American fare.  Studies show that the lifespan of Hispanic immigrants who stuck with traditional diets from their homeland outlived those who did not. But there is room for improvement—especially…