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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,…

Spicy Cilantro Pesto 1

Spicy Cilantro Pesto

August 26, 2014 - 10:13 am in Condiments, Recipes
Spicy Cilantro Pesto
4.5 (90%) 2 votes

Traditional pesto is an uncooked sauce made with fresh basil, garlic, parmesan or pecorino cheese, pine nuts and olive oil used in Italian cuisine that…

Quinoa con Leche

Quinoa con Leche

February 24, 2014 - 5:15 pm in Recipes
Quinoa con Leche
3.33 (66.67%) 3 votes

Memories of being a child, watching my grandmother prepare Arroz con Leche when we all craved something sweet. My mother along with my aunts would have…

Chuletas Horneadas

Chuletas Horneadas y Moro de Trigo con Guandules

February 21, 2014 - 4:15 pm in Recipes
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Coming from a Hispanic background rice is our go-to side. It's one of the guilty pleasures I can't live without. Unfortunately, rice is not the best starch and is not good to have everyday. My mom tries different diets and they usually require she eliminate…

Vegan Rice Crispy Treats

A Healthier Valentine’s Day Sweet

February 13, 2014 - 2:44 pm in Recipes
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With Valentine’s Day approaching, I’ve been thinking about what kind of sweet treat I’ll make for my husband and daughter this year. Since I’m me, I like to make food that is healthy, and that goes for sweets, too. The more I read about healthier food…