Taste of Chicago 2013 and ABC 7 Chicago

Taste of Chicago Dominicks CornerFor the second year in a row, Alejandra was invited to perform a healthy cooking demonstration at Taste of Chicago, a world renowned culinary festival. She presented one of her culinary creations at the Dominick’s Cooking Corner in Grand Park  on Saturday, July 12th 2013. The line-up included high profile celebrity chefs like Rick Bayless and Chopped’s Ted Allen.

A native Chicagoan, Alejandra takes great pride to be from an amazing city that is also considered by some as the Culinary Capital of the United States.

Alejandra at ABC ChicagoShe was also invited to do a cooking segment on ABC’s Channel 7 News  prior to her appearance at the festival. Alejandra showed the hosts that you don’t have to compromise flavor to eat healthy and prepared three delicious and figure-friendly dishes:

  • Calamari and Watermelon Salad with Fresh Herbs
  • Braised BBQ Chicken Sliders with Purple Slaw
  • Green Gazpacho with Mango Pico de Gallo

Click here to get the recipes!