Snack

Hibiscus Tea – Agua de Jamaica

Hibiscus tea is made from the petals of the Roselle ( Hibiscus Sabdariffa ) flower. It's known under various names in different countries. In the Unites States it's just known as Hibiscus, in Mexico and  Central America as Jamaican water (Agua de Jamaica) and in the...

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Popcorn

 Popcorn, among other snack foods; is often associated with high fat,salt and sugar content.That's in fact true for the majority of  ready to- eat popcorn found in supermarkets and other food venues. These added ingredients in popcorn lead to unwanted weight gain and...

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Banana + Almond Butter Smoothie

This is my go to breakfast smoothie!!!, I prepare it both at work and home. One of the key benefits of this  banana -almond butter smoothie is it's high content of both potassium and protein. Potassium  as we all know is a key mineral in the regulation  of  blood...

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Pickled Vegetables

I've  been meaning to make this recipe for a long time and  finally had the time  during this non -ending  quarantine. My mother first made these pickled vegetables for us while we were still living in Colombia. I remember being fascinated by how beautiful  the bright...

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Soursop Popsicles

Popsicles " Paletas " are a popular and refreshing treat  enjoyed throughout  Latin America during the hot "summer months". There are endless variations of this classic treat, a favorite of both children and adults alike. Growing up in Colombia Paletas were often sold...

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