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Our favorite holiday recipes!

La Criolla Spice Tree

We at La Criolla enjoy cooking, good food, and great ingredients, especially around the holidays.  We’re always talking food, and anyone who has come to visit us can smell the spices as soon as they walk in the door!  Gatherings … Continue reading

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Spiced Grilled Shrimp

Ingredients: l Pound Jumbo Shrimp 1 Tbsp La Criolla Adobo (any variety) 1 tsp. La Criolla Ground Black Pepper  1 tsp. La Criolla Sazón Directions: Clean and devein shrimps. Grill over medium heat on a grill rack. Cook until pink (5-6 … Continue reading

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Easy Hamburgers

Ingredients: 1 pound Lean Ground Beef (may substitute Ground Turkey or use 50/50 beef/turkey) 1 Cup La Criolla Ground Oats 1 TBSP. La Criolla Complete Seasoning 1 TBSP. La Criolla Adobo and Sazon 1 tsp. La Criolla Turmeric Mix all … Continue reading

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Salmon “sushi”

Lemon Pepper No MSG

Great lunch or snack – your kids can help make these healthy rolls, full of Omega3! Prep:  5 minutes Cook:  2 minutes Serves: 1 Ingredients: 1 Tbsp. low-fat cream cheese 1 8-inch whole-wheat tortilla 3 oz. cooked salmon, seasoned with … Continue reading

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Carmen’s Lentil-Turkey Soup

Not only is this lentil-turkey soup a super food powerhouse, it’s easy and delicious. This recipe provides appetizer-size servings for a large gathering (up to 20 adults) plus leftovers, which can be frozen. It’s a hearty meal full of protein … Continue reading

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Healthy snack: chicken quesadilla

We know those items on the menu that you always try to avoid because you know they are unhealthy.  But what if we told you this chicken quesadilla recipe is healthy, tasty and gluten free! Ingredients: Corn tortillas (Gluten Free) … Continue reading

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Sylvia’s Tortilla Espanola

In honor of the Champions League final (Atletico Madrid v Real Madrid!) this weekend, and the World Cup (go Espana!) this Summer, I’m sharing one of my favorite tapas recipes.  It’s easy to make, and fun to share at a … Continue reading

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Sheila’s Spicy Veggie Sandwich

Serving Size: 1 sandwich Ingredients 2 slices whole wheat panini style bread (or whatever flavor you prefer) 2 tablespoons sundried tomato basil hummus 1 green lettuce leaf 6 slices cucumbers (skin on) 1/2 cup baby spinach leaves 1 roasted red … Continue reading

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Mixed Green Salad with Grilled Scallions, Mango, and Cilantro-Lime Vinaigrette

Serves 4-6 Ingredients: 3 Tbs. fresh lime juice 1 tsp. La Criolla honey 2 Tbs. chopped fresh cilantro 1/2 tsp. minced Serrano chile (including seeds) A dash of La Criolla Salt La Criolla Lemon Paper 1/4 cup plus 1 Tbs. … Continue reading

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Summer Corn and White Bean Soup

Yield: 6 servings (serving size: about 1 1/2 cups)   Ingredients   1 tablespoon La Criolla Olive Oil 1 cup sliced green onions 3/4 cup chopped cooked ham (about 4 ounces) 3 cups fresh corn kernels (about 5 ears)   … Continue reading

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