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Carmen Karlsgodt
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Chocolate Mousse
Who would have thought that something most people pour down the drain, would turn into such a delicious dessert? This was my first experiment with "aquafaba", and it was a great one. I had never heard of aquafaba, but you can make so many great things that ...

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Cebiche de pescado
Growing up in the coast part of Peru, fish and seafood have always been a huge part of my life. In the summers we traveled up north to Puerto Chicama, a port and fisherman town where my dad is from. Now it's famous because it has the longest surfing wave, b...

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Pupusas de Quinoa
A pupusa i s traditional dish from El Salvador, in the likes of an empanada, arepa or papa rellena. It's basically a thick tortilla cooked on a "comal" and stuffed with cheese, pork, refried beans or a combination of these fillings. It's also traditionally ...

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Mushroom Risotto
I like ordering things that I don't normally cook at home, and Risotto is one of them. Well, it was...until I tried this recipe. It was ridiculously easy to make and it was delicious! It is super creamy, but it has no dairy and because I used brown rice, it...

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Cuban Picadillo Nachos
Cuban food is a favorite at our house. So naturally, this was a good next dish to detox. I love the mix of sweet, savory, bitter, spicy & crunchy with a Peruvian twist. Super easy one pot meal that was ready in 30 mintes. can't ask for more. For a full meal...

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Eggplant fries
According to my favorite cooking tool, the Flavor Bible by Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg, you can braise, bake, boil, broil, deep-fry, roast, sauté, steam, stir -fry and stuff an eggplant! They go well with herbs and spices maing them great for fries. Th...

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Lettuce Wraps
I had these wraps last week when I had lunch with a good friend, and I promised her I'd detox the recipe for this blog. I added a no-so-secret ingredient, quinoa, and I was full after eating two small wraps. It's also a one pot dish, so very quick and easy ...

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Protein Joy
These little treats are SO easy to make and they have calmed many chocolate cravings. They also serve as a very nutritious, vegan, non-gmo, no sugar, no dairy, healthy snack in between meals. Ingredientes 1/2 cup of melted coconut oil 1 scoop of Arbonne's c...

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Chili Lime Fish
Being from the coast of Peru, I grew up mostly on fish. I love me some Peruvian ceviche and whenever I eat out, I almost always order the seafood. However, I fell in love with an amazing man who's allergic to anything with scales and fins. I love my husband...

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Tamales Peruanos de Quinoa
In Peruvian culture, tamales are not just a holiday treat. Sundays are special because it's considereed family day and there's no real peruvian Sunday brunch without coffee, pan con chicharron con bastante ají, camotes fritos, and tamales con salsita crioll...
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