Aug 02, 2014

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Make Sunday Brunch Plans, Change Them – Latin Style

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Photo Credit: Victoria Garcia via Flickr There’s a Spanish saying: “El hombre propone y Dios dispone” – “Man proposes and God disposes”. There’s truth to this saying, but on a recent Sunday morning, it was more like, “las mujeres proponen y las mujeres disponen.” The Plan The plan was to have Sunday brunch at a […]

Finding Childhood Comforts In Food: Sopa de Fideos

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During this time of year, when the weather begins to cool off, when the jackets, long sleeve shirts and the pants are pulled out from their long summer storage, and the heater (or fireplace) is turned on- oh this is the time time of year when my kitchen begins to fill with sweet comforting warm […]

Dinner in 10 Minutes: Spicy Salmon

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After a busy day we often turn to the drive thru for a quick dinner.  There’s no shame in it we have all fallen victim to this, myself included.  The after is what gets me.  After I finish my drive thru meal I often find myself feeling sluggish, sleepy and not at all satisfied with my  dietary choice for the evening.  […]

How To: Make a Fresh Fruit Salad Dressing!

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Does your everyday salad need a boost? Dress it up with the flavors of summer.   Sweet Peaches, Strawberries and Blueberries are at their seasonal peak and our main ingredient in today’s recipe.  Qué rico! A fresh fruit dressing adds color, life and dimension to any salad.   Fresh fruit provides a healthy boost with a sweet touch to contrast your savory salad ingredients. A 5 […]

A Guide to Healthy Simple Mexican Food

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The New Latina Guide to a Fabulous 2011 Year! is a collection of insights and tips from a group of talented Latinas (and one Latino) on how to live life to the fullest.  Today, we feature Yvette Marquez-Sharpanack’s piece, on cooking – delicious, healthy and simple.  To download the free New Latina Guide, click here. […]

Latina Cooking Blogs – A Mix of Tradition and Technology

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  Even Latina bloggers who don’t consider themselves “food bloggers,” often touch upon the topic and even share recipes. The conversation continues into social media – messages fly back and forth on Twitter and Facebook until everyone is left wanting everything from Salvadoran pupusas, Venezuelan arepas and Mexican tamales to Dominican mangú, Cuban lechon asado, […]

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