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Northwest woman cooks up recipe for world's well-being
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Isabel Lizarazu's saltenas, or Bolivian-style empanadas, contain a mix of vegetables including olives and raisins and, in some cases, free-range chicken.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Isabel Lizarazu spends the early hours of last Friday morning preparing her empanadas by hand. Lizarazu sells her creations at farmers' markets on Saturdays and Sundays.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Isabel Lizarazu spends hours mixing together her finely crafted ingredients that go into her empanadas. Lizarazu spent six months fine-tuning her recipe to get it to the point where it was most beneficial for health and well being.