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Healthy Mexican Meals & Hispanic Foods Nutrition Information

Krista Linares RD


Have you ever looked at a healthy recipe or nutrition article and thought “that’s just not me! Where are the foods I grew up with?!”

If so, you’re not alone.

I’m a Latina dietitian nutritionist and I believe you don’t have to choose between your health and your cultural foods.

Here you’ll find the most up-to-date evidence-based nutrition, explained in a way that’s relevant to Latin American foods and culture.

No more feeling caught in the middle of wanting to eat healthy and wanting to keep your food traditions alive.

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Mexican Green Rice Recipe (Arroz Verde)

Looking for a delicious Mexican green rice recipe? I’ve got you! Arroz verde is a common side dish in Mexico. It’s a great way to use up extra vegetables in the fridge, and sneak a few extra vegetables onto your plate.  The green color in Mexican green rice typically comes from poblano peppers. From there,

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Are Chicharrones Healthy? This Dietitian Says It’s Complicated

If you’re like me, you may love a bag of chicharrones with lime and hot sauce. But you may have thought there’s no way chicharrones are actually healthy, is there? Well, as a Latina dietitian, the best answer I can give you is that it’s complicated! Chicharrones have some nutrients we may not get enough

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