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Carla Duenas

#BaptistHealthy Easy Eats: Ceviche Ecuadorian-Style

In the United States, we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15.  During this time, we recognize the histories, cultures, customs, diversity...

September 24, 2020 / 2 min read

#BaptistHealthy Easy Eats: How to Eat Chocolate...

Chocolate is one of the world’s most favorite flavors and humans have been consuming the delectable confection since 1900 BC. Most of us do not...

September 11, 2020 / 2 min read

#BaptistHealthy Easy Eats: Breakfast Revisited

Since more of us are at home eating meals with our families, I have chosen a few of my favorite, easy-to-prepare breakfast foods that the...

June 11, 2020 / 3 min read

#BaptistHealthy Easy Eats: Chicken ‘Vaca Frita’

Eating healthy does not mean you have to cut back on your favorite cultural meals. With the current dietary recommendation to reduce intake of red...

May 14, 2020 / 2 min read

#BaptistHealthy Easy Eats: Heart of Palm Salad

Prized for its culinary versatility, heart of palm is both refreshing and filling, and may help prevent overeating.  Served as an appetizer or side dish,...

April 30, 2020 / 1 min read

#BaptistHealthy Recipe: Ceviche Ecuadorian-Style

This refreshing citrus recipe is easy to make ahead of time, and it even tastes better when left marinating over night. It’s perfect to keep...

May 21, 2019 / 1 min read

#BaptistHealthy Recipe: Low-fat Ranch Dressing

One of the secrets to adding variety to meals is using different dressings. We’ve swapped unhealthy fats for better ones in this Low-fat Ranch Dressing...

August 7, 2018 / 1 min read

Supplements & Multivitamins: What You Need to...

Some people take a multivitamin or other supplement as a nutritional “insurance.” However, food should always be the first source of your vitamin and mineral...

August 6, 2018 / 2 min read

#BaptistHealthy Recipe: Chicken Vaca Frita (Video)

Chicken Vaca Frita is a healthy alternative to a time-honored Cuban dish. It swaps red meat for chicken and has less saturated fat and sodium...

July 2, 2018 / 1 min read

Fueling for the Marathon: Top 5 Common...

Preparing for the Fitbit Miami Marathon and Half Marathon on January 28 requires many miles of training. But what about training the stomach and muscles...

January 23, 2018 / 4 min read