This chef has a healthy take on Mexican food. She serves guacamole with cucumbers, not chips, and focuses on "100% real flavors."...
... Laura Diaz Brown, a k a Chef LaLa, is determined to dispel the myth that Mexican food is fattening, calorie-laden and unhealthy. "Not all Mexican food is deep-fried or cooked in lard," she says.
By modifying ingredients (such as serving guacamole with cucumber slices, not chips), it's feasible to make Mexican food healthier without losing the essence of traditional flavors, Brown says.
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