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What is Sofrito? How this Staple Makes Caribbean Food Healthier

What is sofrito, and why do I talk about it so much as a Latina dietitian? Sofrito is a vegetable base added to a lot of Latin American (particularly Caribbean) and Mediterranean cooking. It gives Caribbean food its signature flavor, and also adds a lot of interesting nutrition benefits to the dish! In today’s blog […]

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Introduction to Mexican Food History (And What that Means for Nutrition)

Mexican food history is fascinating! The story of Mexican food history and culture is fundamentally about colonization, agriculture, geography, and even philosophy! There are many reasons you may want to learn more about how Mexican food has changed over time. Maybe you want to learn more about your culture. Maybe you’re a history buff! Or

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How to Make the Perfect PCOS Breakfast (Plus 10 Recipes)

With PCOS, breakfast is often one of the biggest challenges! Most of my clients don’t have enough time in the mornings or don’t feel hungry. But eating breakfast is important for women with PCOS. Eating breakfast can help manage PCOS cravings and blood sugar.  If you struggle to eat breakfast with PCOS, keep reading. We’ll

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Banana Licuado with Cinnamon (High Protein Mexican Smoothie)

A cold banana licuado with cinnamon is the perfect way to start your day. It’s fast, delicious, and has the right nutrients to keep you energized the whole morning! I came up with this Mexican banana smoothie recipe while helping my clients brainstorm easy high protein breakfasts. Keep reading for the recipe, as well as

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