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Warm Apple and Fig Empanada Shells

Apples are full of fiber, satisfy the sweet tooth without compromising calories and keep your tummy filled for a long time.  In this recipe, we took a recipe that is typically enjoyed in a deep fried empanada and stuffed into a baked puff pastry shell and added rehydrated dried fig, a good source of potassium […]

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S’mores Heart Pillows

I absolutely loved making this recipe.  Especially since I had a pair of little helping hands with my daughter Madison by my side.  She was 5 years old at the time and now my little nutcracker is 8.  My how time flies. Ingredients 1 – 14oz box pie crust 4 oz bar – 60% to 70% […]

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Liz and Maria Molina

Passion Fruit Mousse

In this video recipe at Fox News Latino, Liz Carrion shows Maria Molina how easy it is to prepare a delicious Valentine’s Day dessert in under a minute!

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Pumpkin Mango Mousse Trifle

This recipe is low in every way.  Low in calories.  Low in carbs.  Low in sugar. Low in fat.   After eating a bountiful Thanksgiving meal, this light dessert is a perfect finish for your crowd. Makes 12 servings. Featured on Fox News Latino Ingredients 2 pkg. (1.5 to 2 oz. each) vanilla flavor fat free sugar […]

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Spicy Mango Salad with Passion Fruit Mousse

Mangoes taste so good that people forget they are also healthy! Research has shown that the “superfruit” protects against colon, breast, leukemia and prostate cancers. It is also know to lower cholesterol and provides good eye health. Posted on Fox News Latino Ingredients • 3 ripe mangoes, peeled and cubed • 3 limes, juiced • 2 […]

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Easy Dreamy Fruity Chocolaty Cake (8)

Easy Dreamy Fruity Chocolaty Cake

Looking to impress this Valentine’s Day? Here’s a tasty yet fancy looking cake without all the fuss. One slice of this blissful chocolate goodness and your loved ones will think they died and went to heaven. Although it’s not the oozy type of molten cake, it sure does come close in terms of the moist […]

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Apple Guava Crisp

Heart Healthy Apple, Mango, Guava Crisp

This dish was inspired Rachel Ufer, who loves apple crisps so of course, I added a Latin twist.  Many of my dishes come from everyday conversation with people I speak to so feel free to make a suggestion of something you would like to see.  Enjoy! The pectin in apples lowers LDL (“bad”) cholesterol. People who eat two […]

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Rice Pudding

Going Nuts Over Rice Pudding

With the holidays around the corner, sweet treats are inevitable.  So why not take part but be smart?  Many Latinos suffer from diabetes and high cholesterol both of which lead to heart problems or are simply lactose intolerant. This dish was an inspiration from my sister who is always looking for ways to improve her […]

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