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Celiac Disease Nutrition Guide, 3rd Edition (Single Copy)
This easy to read “survival guide” outlines essential information for people diagnosed with Celiac disease.
Both hot and sour, this traditional Chinese soup is a unique balance and contrast of flavor: the crisp texture of vegetables and the smoothness of tofu; the umami of mushrooms and sourness of vinegar; the rich color from the mushrooms and soy sauce with the spark of green onion garnish; and served as a hot and hearty main dish soup or starter.
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Become a mixologist by blending any combination of fruit — sweet or sour — to create refreshing "aguas frescas de frutas" (meaning "fresh fruit water" in Spanish). Popular in many Latin American and Caribbean regions, these fruit drinks are made from pureed fruit and a splash of sparkling water or wine that adds the "fizz." Sipping an agua fresca is a nourishing, vitamin C-rich, low-calorie alternative to store-bought fruit drinks.
In Vietnamese cuisine, tender lettuce leaves often serve as wrappers for shrimp and other protein foods much like wonton wrappers do for Chinese spring rolls, and tortillas do for Mexican soft tacos. Because lettuce rolls can be assembled at the table, they’re a fun, flavorful and nourishing appetizer.
Often called the national dish of Peru, causa is a layered salad, made with one of the region's key contributions to world cuisine: the potato!
Popular in many seaside regions of Latin America, ceviche is enjoyed as a light lunch or appetizer — and is a flavorful way to put heart-healthy seafood on your menu. Traditionally prepared with very fresh raw fish that's been "cooked" in the acid of lime juice, ceviche made with canned tuna is safe to the plate. And the tomatillos offer a unique citrus-like flavor to the palate.
Pico de gallo, which in Spanish means "rooster's beak," is simply salsa prepared in the Mexican tradition. Typically made of raw, uncooked ingredients (tomatoes, onion and chiles), pico de gallo adds a layer of fresh flavor.
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