Month: July 2019

Better-for-You Potato Salad

Make this scrumptious potato salad for the warm days! Substituting mayonnaise for avocado is not only delicious, but it’s also a healthy twist that boosts the protein and healthy fats content!

Healthy Thanksgiving! (And a Yam Recipe)

El Día de Acción de Gracias is a nice opportunity to get together and be thankful for all important things in life. However, for many people, Thanksgiving dinner is just one more stressful event that requires much planning and work. And it is not only the fact of not knowing what […]

Milk and Coconut Bars (Tabletas De Leche y Coco)

A popular snack food from Honduras, these coconut bars are easy to make and even easier to enjoy! Please your sweet tooth with these milk and coconut bars, or tabletas de coco. These bars are a traditional sweet treat enjoyed by young and old alike! In the northern coast of Honduras, tabletas de […]

Camote con Huevos (Sweet Potatoes and Eggs)

Camote, yams and batatas are just some the hundreds of tuberous vegetables species there are. And fall is a great time to enjoy sweet potatoes. This recipe is an excellent substitute for regular potato hash. Served with eggs and topped with some Tabasco sauce, this camote dish is healthy nutrient-dense […]

Agua de Jamaica (Hibiscus Flower Iced Tea)

Quench your thirst with Agua de Jamaica! Tart and refreshing, hibiscus flower tea is also known as sorrel in the English-speaking Caribbean. Agua de Jamaica is very popular in Mexico, but it is also known and consumed in Central and South America and of course the Caribbean. Besides its cranberry-juice-like delicious […]

Macheteadas (Honduran Fried Dough)

Macheteadas are a sweet and dense snack food that Hondurans prepare using  leftover baleada (wheat flour tortilla) dough. These are fried and delicious, but given their high calorie and fat content, you’ll want to enjoy in moderation!

Habichuelas con Huevo (Honduran-Style Green Beans with Eggs)

Hondurans love green beans with eggs! This combination is truly delicious and very nutritious. The green beans are low in calories, high in fiber and potassium, and there’s very little sodium. This is great for everyone, but especially for individuals suffering from high blood pressure. So, imagine the nutrition punch […]

Chicken and Mango Kabobs

This is an easy, practical and delicious recipe. Given that it uses skinless chicken breast and not beef, this recipe can be an alternative to traditional beef kabobs that is lower in calories but full of flavor. The fruit gives it that hint of sweetness that makes so appetizing.

Chicha Morada (Peruvian Purple Corn Drink)

Have you ever been invited to a Peruvian gathering? Chances are you have enjoyed this delicious and refreshing drink made from maíz morado or purple corn. Truth is that along with so many other amazing Peruvian dishes, this drink almost always makes its way to the table! As you may already know, […]