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Jungle Cuisine: Check Out the Wild Foods of the Amazon
Jungle Cuisine: Check Out the Wild Foods of the Amazon

What does one eat in the Peruvian Amazon? Jungle cuisine, of course. And what is jungle cuisine? Larvae, leaves, and root vegetables, of course!

We know what you’re thinking. It doesn’t exactly make the mouth water. But before you turn on your “No, thank you” auto-reply, click through for a look at what Peru’s indigenous Amazonian people call dinner. We’ve got more food habits in common than you think!


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Get Thee To The Park: 12 Perfect Recipes for National Picnic Day
Get Thee To The Park: 12 Perfect Recipes for National Picnic Day

It's National Picnic Day! Drop what you're doing, pack a lunch, and head outside.

Ok, ok. We know it’s not that easy to put your life on hold. But seriously, casual picnics that celebrate sunshine, good conversation, and delicious food are a great way to spend a birthday, spoil a first date, or take the edge off a stressful work week.

So, in the spirit of this wonderful "holiday," here's a collection of scrumptious, portable, and easy to assemble picnic recipes


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Take a Tour of Mendoza, Argentina on World Malbec Day
Take a Tour of Mendoza, Argentina on World Malbec Day

Today is World Malbec Day, and to honor one of Latin America’s best-loved wines, we’re highlighting the region with which it is most closely associated.

Mendoza, Argentina is a captivating city with dozens of wineries worth touring and as many restaurants worth visiting.

Here, a virtual tour of our favorite spots to wine and dine in Mendoza, Argentina


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Pack It Up: The 8 Coolest Picnic Accessories of 2015!
Pack It Up: The 8 Coolest Picnic Accessories of 2015!

At very, very, VERY long last, spring is finally here. And what goes better with spring than picnics? In fact, next Thursday, April 23, is National Picnic Day.

In honor of warm weather, good friends, and outdoor dining, we’ve gathered some of our favorite picnic accessories, from carryall picnic baskets to packable board games. Check them out! 


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Would You Eat This? 10 Insane Latin Delicacies
Would You Eat This? 10 Insane Latin Delicacies

It’s freaky food Wednesday! Just kidding. That’s not actually a thing, though it could be given some of the delicacies eaten throughout Latin America. 

Here’s a collection of some of the craziest we’ve seen. Would you eat them? Click through and let us know! 

See the dishes at The Latin Kitchen >>>


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Power Up Recipes: What to Eat Before You Work Out
Power Up Recipes: What to Eat Before You Work Out

Welcome to another edition of Fit Food Tuesday! In honor of National Fitness Month, we’re spotlighting recipes that keep you strong so you can work out to your best potential.

Today, the focus is powering up: what to eat before you work out. Click through for a list of the smart snacks and tasty treats that will fuel your mind and body during your workout.


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Take a Virtual Tour of Semana Santa Celebrations Throughout Latin America
Take a Virtual Tour of Semana Santa Celebrations Throughout Latin America

Holy Week, or Semana Santa if you're in Latin America, starts today. After several weeks of Lent, wherein Catholics abstain from meat on Fridays and forfeit a chosen indulgence - coffee, alcohol, and chocolate, are common - in an act of spiritual self-discipline, Semana Santa often turns into a week-long feast.

Every country and region has its own Semana Santa traditions and recipes.

Here, a look at Semana Santa celebrations throughout Latin America. 


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Hey Lil' Mama: Make These Empanadas! (National Empanada Day is April 8th)
Hey Lil' Mama: Make These Empanadas! (National Empanada Day is April 8th)

April 8th is National Empanada Day! Whether baked or fried, breakfast or dessert, savory or sweet, empanadas are among the world's favorite foods.

The humble, hand-held snack starts with a simple dough, usually unflavored, that is stuffed with any filling — seriously, let your imagination run wild — then cooked until golden brown and delicious.

Here delicious empanada recipes to satisfy your craving!


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Pies! Pies! Pies! 5 Gorgeous Pies to Make for National Bake Week
Pies! Pies! Pies! 5 Gorgeous Pies to Make for National Bake Week

Our National Bake Week celebration continues today with pies! From savory to sweet, these delectable baked treats will make your mouth water and your kitchen smell delightful.

Here, five pie recipes that taste as incredible as they look!

Get the recipes at The Latin Kitchen >>>


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5 Healthy Recipes to Super Charge Your Workouts
5 Healthy Recipes to Super Charge Your Workouts

Welcome to the first edition of Fit Food Tuesdays, a month-long series we’re hosting in celebration of National Fitness Month!

Whether you’re new to working out or regularly do the daily burn, you need fuel to keep your energy up and give your body the nutritional support it needs.

Here’s our first collection of deliciously empowering workout recipes!


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