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15 Leaf-Free Salads to Toss Around

May is National Salad Month. Did you know that less than half of the U.S. population (and less than 80% of women) are getting all of the vital nutrients that are essential for good health? The good news is that one salad per day can make a…
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Boozy Veggie Black Bean Chili

Every season is chili season, especially when the weather can’t quite decide whether it’s spring, still winter or full-on summertime! This zesty recipe is both heartwarming and fresh, and is a total favorite for dining in, at potlucks,…
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Southwestern-Style Caesar Salad

Caesar salad has been a popular side dish or main course for decades now. It’s a simple blend of romaine lettuce, cheese and croutons, topped with an olive oil dressing with anchovies for added zing. This Southwestern version gives it a…
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Hearty Beef Vegetable Soup

Every morning, when the kitchen staff arrives, they follow the same routine. Part of that routine involves putting the caldo (soup) on. We make this caldo fresh every morning and by one o’clock in the afternoon, it’s always gone. We have…
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Cocido Madrileño: A Soup to Warm Hearts & Tummies

My abuelita, who grew up in Valencia, Spain, started cooking at the age of five. She was the only daughter and her mother was ill and spent most of her time on bedrest. Every day, her father and brothers returned from a long day at work...starving.…

Chayote-Green Bean Salad with Tomatoes & Cotija

Like its family members zucchini and cucumbers, chayote can be eaten raw or gently cooked. When steamed, chayote has a natural sweetness. Chayote is inexpensive and picks up the flavors of whatever it’s cooked with. Mexican cooks use it…
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Diabetes-Friendly Recipes for Holiday Leftovers

Editor’s Note: Living a healthier lifestyle and finding diabetes-friendly recipes can become more of a challenge when the holidays roll around. So Mamiverse Food met up with Chef and Author Leticia Moreinos Schwartz for some inspiration…
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Culinary Institute of America Boot Camp

If you are an aspiring Chef or simply want to sharpen up your culinary skills then the Culinary Institute of America’s Boot Camp is just the ticket. I attended one of the week-long sessions at the CIA’s Hyde Park location in New York and…

Xol's Chilled Mango Soup with Spiced Grilled Shrimp

CHILLED MANGO SOUP WITH SPICED GRILLED SHRIMP Serves: 6 Ingredients 3 mangoes, peeled with seeds removed 4 tbsp lemon   juice 1 tbsp ginger, minced 3 cups vegetable stock Cayenne pepper Salt Sugar to taste (if mangoes are…