Heart Healthy Salmon, Spinach and Sweet Yam Stew

Salmon is low in mercury in comparison to other fish and contains important protein and unsaturated fats. Like many other dark leafy greens, spinach is high in vitamins.   It is ...

Chickpea Pizza

There is strong Italian influence when it comes to Argentinean cuisine. This particular dish comes from Northern Italy but in Argentina it is served with pizza. Alone, as served here, ...

Velvety Gelato

Sure, egg whites are high in protein while the yolks are high in cholesterol. But did you know that yolks are also high in calcium, vitamin A, E, D, K ...

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Chunky Chicken Potato Soup

Typical Bolivian chicken soup contains strong flavors such as scallions and parsley. ...

Linaza Juice

Linaza juice is a mild-flavored refreshing drink containing flax seeds as its ...

Quinoa Quiche con Sabor Latino

Bolivians have lived off Quinoa for centuries but the demand has recently ...

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Cinnamon Apple Empanadas

Quick and easy apple filling recipe.

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Locro Semi-Argentinian Style

  In Argentina, this hearty stew is usually enjoyed in the winter months as well as patriotic holidays and is considered a national dish. Like most stews, the traditional recipe calls for a thick sauce which can be high in calories. In this version, we went with a more thin, light, soup-like consistency without compromising […]

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Lemony Tea Cakes

I made this recipe for a company event and based on tremendous positive feedback from both my daughter and the staff, I think I will be making these quite often. Time to get a second mini-muffin pan! Ingredients 1 ½ cups butter, softened 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened 2 ¼ cups sugar 6 […]

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Raspberry Champagne Cocktail with a Kick!

This New Year’s give your midnight champagne toast a burst of color and flavor by adding fresh red raspberries and a touch of Brazil with some Cachaça. Featured on Fox News Latino Ingredients 6 fresh raspberries 1 ounce agave ½ ounce cachaça Champagne Directions Muddle raspberries with agave. Add cachaça and give it a quick […]

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Pernil (Pork Shoulder)

This pork shoulder recipe, more commonly known among Latinos as pernil, is a dish heavily marinated with garlic. Traditionally served on special occasions, it is sure to please a crowd. The aroma of this recipe reminds me of my childhood. You just knew something special was happening if there was a pork shoulder in the oven […]

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Spicy Peruvian Yuca Mash

Yuca mash is very similar to mash potato with a slightly grainier texture. In this recipe, we’ve incorporated a huancaina cheese sauce giving it a spicy Peruvian touch. Featured on Fox News Latino. Ingredients 2 ½ pounds yuca root, frozen 1 medium to large onion, sliced + ½ cup chopped onion 4 tablespoons olive oil, […]

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Honduran Banana Bread

Perfect for breakfast or brunch, this Honduran banana bread is very dense but super moist and oh, so sweet. The unique ingredient used in this recipe is flaked coconut. It’s like coconut bread taken to a whole new banana level. Featured on Fox News Latino Ingredients 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature 2 tablespoons lite […]

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Sausage Tortellini Soup

I created this recipe for a teachers luncheon and it was all the rave. I had to share the recipe with quite a few people right away. It’s a perfect crowd-pleaser and so so good on those cold winter nights. Ingredients 1 pound sweet Italian sausage, casings removed 1 cup onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, […]

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Hearty Dominican Stew

It is cold and it’s Dominican Independence Day!  A perfect combination which calls for DR’s traditional stew. This stew, most commonly known as Sancocho is a traditional dish in Dominican Republic that is usually prepared for special occasions like Dominican Independence Day or on the weekends where one would have more time to prepare such […]

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I “HEART” You Mini Pot Pies

Like in most Latin American countries, empanadas are a big hit at the “to go” lunch counters in Brazil.  Traditionally, in Brazil, they are made to look like mini quiches that are baked with flakey crusts and a wide variety of fillings. In this recipe, we used hearts of palm, a common ingredient found in […]

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