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Title:Healthy Latino Recipes Made with Love Cookbook
Alt. Title:Recetas Latina Saludables Hechas con Amor
Pub. date: 2008
Edition: 2nd
Includes: Spiral bound recipe book
Audience: Multiple Audiences, Hispanic, Elderly, Adult
Language: English, Spanish
Description:This cookbook features the zesty flavors and enticing aromas of healthy Latino cooking. Recipes are family favorites that use a variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, while keeping the amount of fat, added sugars, and sodium per serving within healthy guidelines. It also includes a guide to seasonal fruits and vegetables, and recommended fruits and vegetables broken down by age/gender and measurement conversion chart.
Funding Source: California Department of Public Health, Network for a Healthy California, USDA SNAP
Developer: Network for a Healthy California-Latino Campaign
Organization: California Department of Public Health
Phone: 916-449-5400
Length: 44 pages
Readability: 6th Grade
Assessment Method: Flesch-Kincaid Readability Test in Microsoft Word
Pilot Testing: The original cookbook was released in 1999 and was tested by Advisory Committee members who consist of people working with Latino target audiences, WIC and UC Cooperative Extension.

The second edition of the cookbook did not go through the official pilot test but incorporated feedback from the Latino lead agencies and included recipes that were more culturally appropriate.

Assessment instrument Used? yes
Use Restrictions: May copy for educational purposes.
View/download files: 
Cookbook- English (PDF| 2.60 MB) :
Cookbook-Spanish (PDF| 2.61 MB) :
Contact the Distributor:
    Distributor: California Department of Public Health
    Contact: Customer Service
    Mail: P.O. Box 997377, MS7204
Sacramento, CA 95899-7377
    Order URL:
    Cost: 1.50 per book
    Avail. in Qty: Yes

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