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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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Lamb and Corn Casserole

Pastel de Choclo is an incredibly popular dish in Chile.  It is typically made with ground been and chicken. It is a sweet and savory dish and the perfect comfort food.  In this recipe, we used lamb for the protein.  Pasture fed lamb can be very healthy as it can be a significant source of omega-3 […]

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Not My Mama’s Empanadas with Avocado Cream

My sister said it best when she read the recipe suggested this recipe title.  She said, “wow, this is not your typical Dominican/Puerto Rican empanada.” When Latinos think about empanadas, it’s usually the fried Caribbean style we  grew up with that mom used to make and probably still does. But these are  not your typical […]

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Pastel de Tamal

A Three Kings Day recipe recommendation.  This South American specialty is easy and sure to please a crowd without the  hassle of preparing individual tamales. Serves  6-8. Featured on Fox News Latino. 2 pounds boneless center pork chops, trimmed of fat 8 cups water 1 medium onion, diced 3 garlic cloves, minced 2 teaspoons salt […]

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Cinco de Mayo Chicken Enchiladas with Fresh Avocado Salsa

In many Mexican dishes, corn tortillas are a staple. One corn tortilla is a healthy source of fiber which helps your bowels digest foods.  In this recipe, we simply warm the tortillas instead of frying in oil as you would see in many other recipes and bumped up the veggie factor with a fresh salsa.  […]

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