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Vegan/Vegetarian

Sautéed and Salted Gernika Peppers

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A Spanish pepper named after the Guernica town in Spain’s Basque region, similar looking to padrón chiles, with origins in the New World. That’s what these pretty little chiles are: Pimientos de Gernika. But I din’t travel to Spain to purchase them, I found them in my local grocery store. These were grown in Mexico. […]

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Broccoli Rice, As Simple As It Sounds

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When I tell people what I do for a living I can almost see the mental images racing through their minds; They picture every meal as a gourmet one with perfect food pairings and picture presentations — all eaten on a luxurious table setting, of course. This is not exactly how meals happen in my […]

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10 Pitahaya Facts and A Refreshing Lime-Pitahaya Summer Drink

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It doesn’t matter if you’ve ever tasted or held one in your hands, I think you’d agree that pitahayas are one of the most interesting, exotic and beautiful fruits in existence. A couple of days ago I got to eat pitahaya again for the second time in my life. Last time I simply ate the […]

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Hemp-Whole Grain Oat Flour Crepes with Fried Eggs for #MeatlessMonday

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A little over one year ago I shared my recipe for making French crepes (I’m so happy that it has become one of the most popular recipes on my blog — it’s has over 18,000 Pins!!) and today I’d like to share with you another take on the traditional crepe. This new flat pancake recipe is […]

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Green and Yellow Salad with Grilled Serrano Peppers

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We are well into the month of June and that means that the Northern Hemisphere is heating up. For those of us that live in the tropics, the mercury is really rising. Temperatures in the area have been averaging between 31°C and 34°C or 88°F and 93°F — now that’s not factoring in how much […]

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Earth Eats: Spanakopita or Greek Spinach Pie for #MeatlessMonday

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Hello and welcome to another instalment of the Earth Eats series. Today we are traveling to Greece for a taste of Mediterranean cuisine; And since it is Monday we are going to be cooking a Greek meatless meal. The cuisine of Greece is wonderful and I’ve never had a dish I didn’t like. Its use of fresh […]

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Jicama with Lime Juice and Tajin Chile Powder: The Only Mexican Snack You’ll Need This Summer!

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Jic-a-what? Let’s begin with the pronunciation, it is hee-kama. Jicama is a round, hard, watery root vegetable with Mexican origins — in fact the word “jicama” is a (Mexican) Spanish word. Though it was first discovered in what is modern day Mexico, jicama can now be found across other Central, South and North American countries […]

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