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Cool Down This Summer with Honduran Style Horchata!

May 25, 2016 - 9:36 am in Condiments, Organic Foods, Recipes
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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,…

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Annatto Grilled Chicken Tacos with Pineapple and Avocado Salsa

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By: Suellen Pineda Cinco de Mayo is almost here! So there’s no better excuse than this popular celebration to make some delicious grilled chicken tacos…

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Champurrado: Mexican Hot Chocolate

March 30, 2016 - 8:00 am in Condiments, Healthy Tips, Nutrition, Recipes
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by: Suellen Pineda Spring is almost here! But, wait, it’s still a bit cold out there. Well, chilly temperature is the perfect excuse to indulge in a…

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

Agua de Jamaica (Hibiscus Flower Iced Tea): A Berry-like Delicious Tea!
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Among many other names, Flor de Jamaica or Jamaican Sorrel is also known in English as Hibiscus flower, Guinea Sorrel, and Hibiscus Sabdariffa. Flor the Jamaica is an annual plant native to Africa but brought to the Americas centuries ago. It is a very popular…

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How About Mexican Pozole Rojo for Dinner?

February 9, 2015 - 9:37 am in Condiments, Culinary News, Natural Health, Nutrition, Recipes
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Pozole is a traditional Mexican soup made with a variety of chiles. You can find pozole rojo, verde and blanco, each of them uses a different variety of chiles that imparts a distinctive color and flavor. The one I made is pozole rojo. I got this recipe during…