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Peruvian Power Foods


10

AUG

2015

Serves: 4 Ingredients 1 pre-cooked polenta log 1 bunch asparagus spears 8 medium sized eggs 2 teaspoons white wine vinegar 1/2 teaspoon salt black pepper water, as needed Directions 1) Pre-heat the oven to 375 degrees. Slice the polenta log into 1/2 inch slices. Arrange on a 9×9 baking sheet and spray with cooking oil…

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05

AUG

2015

Serves: 6   Serving Size: 1 cup Ingredients 12 ounces purple potatoes, chopped 12 ounces sweet potatoes, chopped 2/3 cup yellow onion, chopped 1 cup bell pepper, chopped 2 cloves garlic, diced 1 cup tomato, diced 2 cups garbanzo beans 1/2 cup coconut milk 2 cups vegetable broth 4 teaspoons olive oil Cayenne powder, ground cumin,…

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03

AUG

2015

Serves: 4   Serving Size: 1 cup Ingredients 1 cup garbanzo beans 12 ounces extra firm tofu, cubed 3 ounces purple potato, chopped 2 cups leeks, chopped 2/3 cup red onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, diced 2 teaspoon olive oil 3 tablespoons aji amarillo paste ( or other chili paste) Cilantro, cayenne powder, salt, and pepper…

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31

JUL

2015

Beans have been around for centuries and are often part of the Peruvian diet. The most common beans are black, canary, fava, and lima beans. Beans are very nutritious, but many people are hesitant to eat them because of the possibility of intestinal upset. Beans have the tendency to cause gas because they contain a…

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28

JUL

2015

Kiwicha is another name for Amaranth and is sometimes referred to as mini-quinoa. It is considered to be a wonder grain because its seeds contain impressive amounts of protein. When popped, it can be utilized into energy bars or even as the base for breakfast cereals. It can also be incorporated into chicken nuggets or…

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27

JUL

2015

In France, they have a classic cold soup called Vichyssoise, which is a combination of potatoes, leeks, herbs, and dairy. Here, I add a Peruvian twist by using purple potatoes instead of regular white potatoes. Purple potatoes are have anthocyanin, a compound which slows the absorption of glucose into your system, making you feel fuller longer….

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24

JUL

2015

Hummus is a fabulous snack that can be made many different ways, not just with your typical garbanzo bean. Pair this creamy dip with you vegetable of choice. Serves: 10   Serving Size: 2 tablespoons Ingredients 2 cups garbanzo beans 1 large avocado 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded 2 cloves garlic, diced Lime juice to taste Cilantro…

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23

JUL

2015

Here, I keep it to a more traditional style for gazpacho. In Andalusia, where gazpacho is originally from, it is a tomato based cold soup with other vegetables. Different variations have been created, but this version will definitely bring you back to Spain. Serves: 6   Serving Size: 1 cup Ingredients 1 medium cucumber, chopped…

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22

JUL

2015

Gazpacho is a traditional Andalusian chilled tomato soup. I infused this gazpacho with Pichuberry, a Peruvian power food, for an extra vitamin C punch. Serves: 4    Serving Size: 2 cups Ingredients 1 medium red onion, chopped 1 medium green bell pepper, chopped 1 medium cucumber, chopped 1 medium carrot, chopped 2 medium celery ribs,…

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21

JUL

2015

Although often referred to a grain, quinoa is technically a seed. Quinoa is quite common in markets and stores and can be found in red, white, and black varieties. It has a nutty taste, and pleasant moist texture, but also has an exceptional nutritional content. This seed, or grain-like product, is considered a complete protein…

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