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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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Carmen’s Apple Crisp

Ingredients:   5 large Granny Smith apples-Sliced thin 1 TBSP La Criolla Ground Cinnamon 1/2 tsp. La Criolla Nutmeg 1/2 cup La Criolla Ground Oatmeal 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar 1/2 stick cold butter or margarine-cut in pieces Heat … Continue reading

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Fall for Apples!!

One fruit, endless flavors (and benefits) Those delicious summer fruits are disappearing. Back to the fall stand-bys, like boring old apples. Boring? They’re anything but! People have treasured these hardy fruits for millennia, cultivating over 7,500 varieties. My favorites are … Continue reading

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Coco Loco Mango Smoothie

Ingredients: 1 large ripe mango 1/2 cup coconut manna (ground-up coconut meat) 2 Tbsp. chia seeds 2 tsps. La Criolla Turmeric 1 tsp. La Criolla Fruit Seasoning Dash of La Criolla Cayenne Pepper Fresh lime juice Cup of ice Combine … 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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Cinco de Mayo Slim-Down

  When we think of Cinco de Mayo, we think of the good food and drinks that go along with it – tacos and fajitas, margaritas, salsas and guacamole.  These foods are delicious and indulgent, and do not have to … Continue reading

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Lisa’s Sweet & Smoky Chicken

Adobo With Chipotle

La Criolla Adobo & Chipotle is the key to this recipe! Ingredients: 8 pieces chicken 1 Tbsp La Criolla Turmeric 2 tsp La Criolla Ground Allspice 2 Tbsp La Criolla Cinnamon & Sugar 2 Tbsp La Criolla Adobo & Chipotle … Continue reading

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Chicken Fajitas

Makes: 4 servings Active Time: 35 minutes Total Time: 35 minutes Ingredients 8 ounces boneless, skinless chicken breasts, trimmed (may substitute any protein you like) 2 tablespoons lime juice 1 Tbsp. La Criolla Fajita Seasoning 1 Tbsp. La Criolla Adobo … Continue reading

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Smokin’ Chipotle Shrimp

2 lbs Large Shrimp 1 TBSP.  La Criolla Adobo with Chipotle 1 tsp. La Criolla Turmeric (anti-inflamatory) 2 tsp. La Criolla Granulated Garlic Dash of La Criolla Red Crushed Chili Pepper 3 TBSP La Criolla Olive Oil 2 Cups Peapods … Continue reading

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Fan-submitted recipe: Mediterranean Couscous

Mediterranean Couscous  Makes 6 servings Ingredients: 2 Tbsp La Criolla Spanish Olive Oil     2 Tbsp sliced almonds ½ cup chopped red onion 2 Tbsp chopped green pepper 1 clove garlic, minced 1 Tbsp chopped fresh basil or cilantro 1 ½ … Continue reading

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