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Food Historian Maite Gomez-Rejón Discusses Ancestral Foods, Food History & Colonization

Texas-native Maite Gomez-Rejón thought she’d become an artist when she grew up but what she didn’t realize almost until it actually happened was that her medium would be food. Gomez-Rejón is a first-generation Mexican-American who grew up in the border...
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Healthy Latin American Meals You Can Make in 30 Minutes or Less

First, we want to remind you that eating healthier absolutely in no way, means that you have to give up your favorite cultural foods. So many Latin American dishes are brimming with nutrients that will fuel and strengthen your body....
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11 Latin American Ingredients Our Ancestors Used in Food

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
The many countries throughout Latin America have long been home to fertile ground, and for centuries, Indigenous people used everything they could for nourishment. Our ancestors may have worked hard to find, prepare and preserve food, but in the process,...
Culture

10 Latin American Dishes You Can Learn to Make on TikTok

We’ve all seen those viral TikTok recipes at some point, and while some may roll their eyes at the thought of making a recipe that’s been condensed down to three social media minutes, there are actually some really awesome recipes...
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Latina Nutritionist Dalina Soto Wants to Help the Latinx Community Ditch Diet Culture

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Dalina Soto is a dietitian and nutritionist that doesn’t put her clients on diets. Yes, you read that right. She’s a dietitian that doesn’t believe in diets, and for good reason too. While studying to be a pediatrician at Penn...
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10 Latinx Chefs You Need to Follow for Food Inspo on Instagram

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Many chefs, food bloggers and food enthusiasts take to social media to share tantalizing photos of the food they’re making and/or eating and we just can’t scroll away. Which of course means we see even more mouth-watering food photos in...
Lifestyle

10 Latinx-Owned Ice Cream Shops Throughout the U.S. to Get Your Sugar Fix

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
We are in the thick of summer now, and with the unrelenting heat waves seeming to come back-to-back, and all we can think of is finding the best ways to keep cool. Of course, our favorite way to cool off...