Proof All These Trendy Hipster Foods Were Basically Invented By Our Latina Grannies

Avocado toast, quinoa and so many other foods are the new cool, healthy thing to eat. But who said they were new? Our abuelitas have been feeding us these things since we can remember.

Rice Milk

That’s cute. We call it horchata.

The Wrap

More like lazy burritos. Can someone explain what the difference is?

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Suddenly it’s a super food and it’s everywhere from toast to burgers and beyond. Meanwhile, back home, we’ve been eating it with spoon out of the skin like it’s supposed to be enjoyed.

Mexican Grilled Corn

Elote Callejeros??? #yummy #melbournefood #mexicangrilledcorn

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Grilled corn? Please. These are called elotes.


Quinoa Broccoli Pizza ? ————————————— This was surprisingly easy to make and the picky husband LOVED it. Winner. ————————————— Crust: 2 cups cooked quinoa 1 egg 1/2 cup shredded cheese 1 tsp oregano 1 tsp dried basal Toppings 2 tbsp pesto 1 cup broccoli Handful of shredded cheese Directions: ?Mix crust ingredients together. ?Dump mixture on parchment paper and shape into a circle, patting firmly. ?Bake at 425 for 10 min. Then broil on high for 4 min. ?Carefully flip the crust off of the parchment paper onto the cooking sheet. Spread pesto sauce or red sauce on top. Top with thinly sliced broccoli and cheese or your choice of toppings. ? Place back in oven on 425 for 10 min or longer depending on toppings. #glutenfree #quinoa #quinoapizza

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Even though Peruvians and Bolivians have been eating it for years, it is a new health food ?.

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#bougiedrinks #bougietacos with #myboo @carissaamay

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How dare anyone call these whimpy things tacos.

Hand Pies

No, these are empanadas and Latinos have been eating them for a looooooong time.

Bonus: Big Butts

#photoshop #kimkardashian #kimkardashianbutt

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Before Kim K and Nicki Minaj, Selena Quintanilla was rocking the big butt without issue.

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…and Blow Outs

Sure, you can say they were created by salons in the South, but telenovela stars have been rocking them since the 80s.

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