Food Fuels: MomsRising #FoodPower Conference Recap (Part 1)

Let’s get straight to the point: Food Fuels. It fuels our bodies, our brains, our emotions. It determines whether we function fully or half arse. So, what are you eating? Are you diluting your body with sub-par food or using the premium supply that can harvest your energy? At the MomsRising Food Power conference in […]

MomsRising’s Junk Food and Childhood Obesity Tweetchat

Today, Friday, March 1st, MomsRising is hosting a special tweetchat at 1 PM EST to discuss junk food and childhood obesity. Special guests will include presenters from the NYC #FoodPower Conference to Reverse Childhood Obesity happening on Saturday, March 2nd. Click for more info about the FREE #NYC Blogger Conference. I, along with the other MomsRising’s #FoodPower speakers, […]

FREE #NYC Blogger Conference

As a blogger, I have grown because of the community I’ve surrounded myself with. That community is filled with bloggers, PR representatives and readers, like YOU. My community didn’t grow overnight. Nope. It grew by my outreach, by networking, by attending conferences, like the FREE NYC Blogger Conference coming up this Saturday. I’ve made wonderful […]

Enter to Win an Olive Garden Gift Card #Giveaway

A few weeks ago my son, Karl, went to Olive Garden in Times Square and loved it! You can read his review by clicking here. Not surprisingly, my teen was not the only one to give Olive Garden a rave review. A recent positive review by Marilyn Hagerty, an 85 year old food writer from North […]

Sabroso Saturday: Authentic Sofrito Recipe

It’s Sabroso Saturday (Translation: Tasty Saturday)! The day when we share recipes that have helped us stretch our budget, our imagination and our taste buds, without sacrificing our health. Today we’re going to share an authentic sofrito recipe! This is a Guest Post by Eliza Valentin-Guerra, a Latina On a Mission reader. ********************Over the years, I’ve had […]

7 Slow Cooker Tips from George Duran #ConAgraFoods

Last week I had the opportunity to join a virtual cooking class with Chef George Duran. We learned some great slow cooker tips and even saw a demonstration of the Fiesta Chicken with Rice and Beans. Click here to see the video and read The Motherhood’s recap. During the chat, one item stuck out the […]

Virtual Cooking Class with George Duran and The Motherhood #ConAgraFoods

We’re having a virtual cooking class called Game Day and Slow Cooker Recipes. The class is part of the Cooking Connections series on The Motherhood. Details below. I hope you can join in the yummy fun!   When: Thursday, February 2, at 1 p.m. ET. It will last 30 minutes.   Where: The Motherhood – […]

Heart Smart Your Family’s Shopping Cart

  How heart smart is your shopping cart?   As a parent, and consumer, I want to believe I am making heart healthy choices for myself and my family. Yet, reality is that most consumers don’t.   Many families avoid heart-healthy foods because they think they won’t taste good or are too hard to make or cost too much. . […]

Sabroso Saturday: Chewy Peanut Butter Blossoms #SabrosoSaturday

It’s Sabroso Saturday (Translation: Tasty Saturday)! The day when we share recipes that have helped us stretch our budget, our imagination and our taste buds, without sacrificing our health. This is a Guest Post by Rachel White of The Digital Latina. ********************Put up the decorations, trim the tree, make the coquito and lets bake some […]

FREE Virtual Cooking Class With Celebrity Chef George Duran #ConAgraFoods

Did you know that the U.S. generates over 34 million tons of waste each year, and 14 percent of that is from food scraps alone? Talk about giving new meaning to Mami’s dicho/saying,   “¡Comete eso por que hay niños que quisieran ese bocado!” [Translation: Eat that because there are children who would love to […]