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Hunger Games Lamb Stew with Dried Plums

In honor of the Hunger Games movie, Mi Cocina decided to replicate the main character’s favorite lamb dish.  Lamb ranks high in Omega-3 and provides antioxidant minerals that have been shown to help lower risk of cardiovascular disease health. In this sweet and savory recipe, we included dried plums (also known as prunes) which aside from the […]

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Sweet and Savory Slow Cooked Cuban Picadillo

There is not one Cuban dish I have tried that I didn’t like and this one is no exception.  This is a no fuss Cuban-style hash recipe using lean meat and flavors that will create a party in your mouth.  The slow cook process also lets the flavors slowly blend in. Traditionally, it is served over white […]

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Peruvian Baked Chicken

Traditionally, this chicken is prepared with the skin on but in this recipe, it’s been removed in order to keep the chicken low in fat and calories.  Quick shout out to my long time Peruvian friend, @sharonmc17 who gave me the inspiration for this delicious dish. Featured on Fox News Latino Ingredients ⅓ cup white […]

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Savory Chicken Stew

It’s a perfect warm treat when upon returning from a ski run (falling down the bunny slope in my case).  Thank you to Sophia Aladenoye for making the soup request!  Keep them coming! Also, take notice of the extra thumb pictured on the 5th slide.  That’s my hubby, Axel making his cameo appearance. Haha! Featured on […]

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Ravioli with Mouth-Watering Spanish Sauce and Queso Fresco

A good way to use up fresh vegetables is to make some mouth-watering Spanish Sauce.  It’s a versatile sauce that can be used over chicken, steak, seafood and in this recipe, ravioli.  It’s low in sodium and appealing to vegetarians.  My daughter, Madison loved it!  Oh and check out the pretty little wooden salt keeper.  […]

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You down with PPP? Pastelón de Pavo y Platano

”I’m sure you’ll find use for these”, were my friend, Jessica’s exact words when  she handed me three sweet plantains, just days after Thanksgiving (knowing I’d still have leftovers).  Well, she knew exactly who she was talking to.  Sweet plantains are yummy and have so many ways to prepare but they are most commonly served […]

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