Sizzling Latin dishes that are fun, flavorful, and healthyFrom tasty appetizers to scrumptious desserts, the 100 dishes in this health-conscious cookbook were created by an authoritative team comprised of a TV food show host, a professional chef, and a registered dietitian. Each recipe features tempting Latin flavors and an appealing combination of ingredients and spices, as well as recommendations for the prevention or control of particular diseases and conditions, such as cancer, diabetes, or cardiovascular concerns. Special projects highlight holiday favorites and delicious treats just for kids. Helpful shopping lists of key ingredients to keep in the pantry simplify the process of making wholesome food choices.
Author BiographyMaya León-Meis is the creator and host of Maya’s Secrets, a health education television show geared toward the Latino community that has been airing in Colorado since 2006. Malena Perdomo, RD, CDE is a dietitian who designs and improves nutrition educational materials for Latinos. She is the Secretary of Latinos and Hispanics in Dietetics and Nutrition (LAHIDAN), the Latino Nutrition Specialist Spokesperson for the American Dietetic Association, and a member of a research team for Kaiser Permanente Colorado. Martín Limas-Villers is an internationally trained chef who has a daily one-hour radio show called “La Cocina de Martín” on La Buena Onda radio station in Denver. He also writes for El Hispano, Viva Colorado and the Denver Post. They all live in Denver.