The overall notion about Latin food is that it is strictly heavy, starchy, processed, and very fattening. So, people think that you can’t enjoy Latin food if you are watching what you eat, either because of diabetes or another health concern.
The truth is, Latin cuisine can also lend itself perfectly to the concept of healthy eating and eating from the ground thanks to its use of an array of tubers, grains, fruits, spices, herbs, and vegetables.
Ingrid Hoffmann's book, Latin Comfort Foods Made Healthy, features lightened up, diabetes friendly versions of the flavors you crave that contain protein, whole grains, and fresh vegetables.
Listen as Ingrid joins Dr. Bond to share highlights from her book, her "chica tips," and how to give your favorite Latin foods a healthy makeover.