Super Salads

Remember when a salad used to mean a chunk of iceberg lettuce and a few slices of tomato drowned in creamy dressing and Bacos bits? And yes I'll admit that tasted pretty good! But salads have now evolved into a flavorful art form with an endless stew of ingredients. Trendy are hearty grain salads that … Continue reading Super Salads

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Fiesta Bean Salad with Quinoa (Ensalada Fiesta con Frijoles y Quínoa)

This recipe was featured during a bilingual diabetes cooking class I had taught at the hospital offering Latino recipes. I've seen a growing number of Latino patients with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes. The challenge is that beans and rice is such an important staple of their diets, often eaten 2-3 times a day. Some have … Continue reading Fiesta Bean Salad with Quinoa (Ensalada Fiesta con Frijoles y Quínoa)