About Elizabeth and Lena Alvarez, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Elizabeth and Lena Alvarez has tested.

Cantaloupe Agua Fresca Recipe

Cantaloupe Agua Fresca Recipe

Normally we have an issue with people talking fresh to us. But in the case of these agua frescas, or fresh flavored waters, we’re all ears.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 1 H, 25 M
  • 8
Asian Chicken Salad Recipe

Asian Chicken Salad Recipe

Asian chicken salad with bok choy and oranges and cashews helps you say so long to the same old boring chicken on salad greens. And it’s on the table in less time than it takes to get takeout.

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  • 25 M
  • 25 M
  • 0
Strawberry Hibiscus Punch Recipe

Strawberry Punch Recipe

A summer party essential. You just may not have realized this yet. One sip and you’ll understand. (It’s nonalcoholic. But that doesn’t mean you can’t do something to fix that.)

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  • 5 M
  • 7 M
  • 2
Black Sesame Ice Cream Recipe

Black Sesame Ice Cream Recipe

Despite being vegan and dairy-free (it’s made with coconut milk), this black sesame ice cream is still exceptionally creamy and boasts a beguiling taste. You sorta gotta experience it for yourself.

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  • 40 M
  • 4 H
  • 2
Apple Cider Vinaigrette Recipe

Apple Cider Vinaigrette Recipe

This slightly sweet, subtly tangy, entirely apple-y vinaigrette recipe is going to come in far more handy than you can ever imagine.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 6
Homemade Dish Soap

Homemade Dish Soap

This natural alternative to fancy liquid dish soap is inexpensive, effective, and gentle on hands. Doesn’t get much more practical than that.

Broiled Tofu Recipe

Broiled Tofu Recipe

Tofu may not seem sexy at first glance but this quick and easy technique is seductive as heck when you need dinner done pronto. Here’s how to pull it off flawlessly.

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  • 15 M
  • 45 M
  • 0
Brown Rice and Quinoa Porridge Recipe

Brown Rice and Quinoa Porridge Recipe

This may sound rather frighteningly hippie. We understand. Rest assured it’s actually a lovely oatmeal alternative that works magnificently with your most tried-and-true hot cereal stir-ins and sprinkle-ons.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 2
Kale Pesto Recipe

Kale Pesto Recipe

Yes, kale pesto. It’s easy and healthy and folks are calling it one of the best pestos they’ve ever experienced. Maybe you should see what all the fuss is about.

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 0