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A Cuban Meal

Music and food kind of go hand in hand in our house. Growing up, my parents could not have a backyard summer barbecue without the sounds of  classic Motown hits playing in the background. 421 more words

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Tostones with Nicaraguan Guacamole

You may have heard of tostones (twice friend plantains), and you’ve definitely heard of guacamole. But have you heard of Nicaraguan guacamole? Well, I hadn’t, until a couple weeks ago, when I found out the in Nicaragua, they put boiled eggs in their guacamole. 384 more words


Baked Salmon with sweet, fried Plantains

Most everyone enjoys some salmon every once in a while. I find this to be one of the easiest meals, sided with sweet plantains and no starchy side. 343 more words

Plátanos fritos ! (fried plantains)

What in the world is a plantain ?? More than just a green banana ! Today I’ll show you two amazing recipes that use this tasty fruit and by the time you’re done reading this blog post, you too will be able to recreate this Colombian classic! 389 more words


Plantains and Beans Chili

Plantains are those weird looking, giant bananas that look either too green or way past their prime, and usually not very appetizing. But, they are a staple of certain cuisines and I’ve had them while I lived in Ghana, almost exclusively deep fried. 418 more words


Fried Ripe Plantains

Plantains also known as cooking bananas are a great snack or addition to a meal. As a child, they were and still are one of my favorite snacks. 127 more words



Exercise: CrossFit
Food: Over-easy Eggs with Sweet Potatoes and Bacon, Turkey Burger with Tostones, Pork Sausage with Sauteed Veg and MORE Tostones

You CAN teach an old dog new tricks. 395 more words