Orange Cauliflower – Did You Know?

When I think of cauliflower, I typically think of the puffy white vegetable as a substitute for broccoli. But there’s a little more to this unique food. Of course, besides its color! This variation of cauliflower is far higher in antioxidants than the traditional white cauliflower. The reason for its amber hue is due to…

The Different Types of Rice/Grain

Rice is an essential ingredient to many dishes in our catalogue, and even our cutures. However, the same white rice isn’t always the best choice of rice. There are probably thousands of different kinds of grain out there, and that means more healthier options for cooking. Here is a list of some of my favorite…

Different Types of Salami

As a family that consists of Latinos, we know a thing or two about salami, one of our cultures’ most popular types of meat. There are over hundreds of different types and qualities of salami, ranging from genoa to Felino. But the salami we tend to use are far more common in your average supermarket,…

Mushrooms: Did You Know?

Did you know? Mushrooms:It is a fungus that, in addition to working as an antidepressant, is rich in protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals. … Strengthen the immune system Low in calories Antioxidants Regulate b lood pressure Produce estrogens and tosterone Decreases sugar levels JUST A THOUGHT 😜

Colors!

Did you know that the colors of fruits and vegetables are not just a coincidence of nature? The more colors you consume, the more are the benefits, vitamins and mineralsthat will help your body! 🌈 GreenLettuce, celery, broccoli, green apples, kiwis, lemons and many more foods provide lutein, a powerful antioxidant along with calcium, magnesium,…

Cant Sleep?…Lettuce Tea

This is one of those hidden precious grandma remedies that are amazing! If you find yourself at nights jittery and cant seem to fall sleep, head over to the fridge and get some lettuce. Boil lettuce in water for about 5-10 minutes and drink!! If the taste is too strong for you drizzle 1 tsp…

Homemade Roasted Peppers

When a recipe calls for roasted pepper your first impulse will be to head to the isle in the supermarket where they are. A couple of choices will be available and the cost will range between $3 and $10. Depending on the supermarket, brand and specifications. Well guess what? Make your own. I guarantee it…

Poaching Chicken AND making Chicken Broth

Many times we all come across a recipe that calls for chicken breast. Chicken that has been diced from the breast of a rotisserie chicken. At times the person writing the recipe will suggest to pick up a rotisserie chicken from the supermarket. Depending where you live that will cost you anywhere from $5.00 to…