Through her Food Network show, “Simply Delicioso”
and her active Twitter page
, restaurateur Ingrid Hoffmann
helps dismiss the myth that Latin American-influenced food is unhealthy. Instead, she told Top5 that Latin American food is one of the easiest cultural cuisines for proper nutrition “because of the amount of tubers and root vegetables and beans and grains that are in our tradition.”
Hoffman offers recipes and healthy tips in her new book “Latin D’Lite”
— something she stressed is not a diet book (she doesn’t believe in those) and instead is more of a lifestyle guide. She was also kind enough to share some of her favorite ingredients and suggestions for healthy eating with us.