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Go Green: Broccoli Soup with Shitake Mushroom Chips

Everybody knows the million benefits of broccoli: it helps with almost every single organ of our body, it helps to lower our bad cholesterol; it has an amazing combination of phytonutrients that help detoxify our body, and it gets


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Zucchini Carpaccio
Zest is Best: Easy Zucchini Carpaccio

I love having guests at home. To me it feels like a grown up sleepover. With friends and family scattered all over the world, we try to have slumber parties often. And no party is complete without snacks! 


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Camotes Asados
Sweet Potatoes for Dessert? Yes!

Sweet potatoes are native to Latin America and they have been part of the Mexican diet for thousands of years. Their Spanish name, camote, derives from the Nahuatl camotli, and they are either white or yellow-fleshed tubers.


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Apple Chips
2 Ingredient Recipe: Baked Cinnamon Apple Chips

Confession: I really enjoy grocery shopping. Strolling through the aisles of the market I see and smell and learn about what's in season and how the produce changes. I know, not everybody loves the market as much as I do.


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Christmas Fried Polenta
Easy Christmas Recipe: Brazilian Fried Polenta

I love corn, as well as most dishes made from it, both savory and sweet. During the holidays I look for ways to not only work it into my dishes but creative techniques to give the ordinary, like polenta, some holiday magic. 


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Avocado Empanadas with Cilantro Sauce
Warm Up with Easy Veggie Empanadas

Empanadas are a very popular Latin American treat that can be found at any meal and at most bodegas and sidewalk street vendors. They come in variations ranging from savory to sweet, large to small, and baked to fried, and the possibilities for filling them&nb


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Stuffed: Calabacitas Rellenas
Stuffed: Calabacitas Rellenas

There are many recipes for stuffed zucchini out there and all are universally loved because they are loaded with cheese.


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Southern Charm: Habanero Cheesy Grits with Black Pepper Ramps
Southern Charm: Habanero Cheesy Grits with Black Pepper Ramps

Grits, a classic Southern ingredient, are one of the most versatile ingredients you can have in your pantry. Perfect for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, they're a dish that’s easy to make, quick to cook, and completely customizable. 


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Kale and Jalapeño Falafel
Fired Up! Smokey Kale & Jalapeno Falafel

We're remaking a classic vegetarian bite and giving it a powerful kick: falafel. Traditionally made with chickpeas (a staple in the Latin kitchen), falafels are usually praised for the protein power.


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Berenjena en Escabeche (Marinated Eggplant)
Berenjena en Escabeche

Berenjena en escabeche could be translated as marinated eggplant. But it is so much more. Think of this as something you’d buy in a salumeria, an old shop with canisters of dried goods, and the smell of


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