Health

Sponsored: #ChildHunger Ends Here #Giveaway {Autographed Cody Simpson CD + $40 GC}

GIVEAWAY ENDED Recently, we shared Latina On a Mission’s latest collaboration, a sponsored partnership with ConAgra Foods, on an initiative called Child Hunger Ends Here. Joining with celebrities, like Cody Simpson and Amber Riley,  we’ve worked to end child hunger, by entering ConAgra Foods product codes into the widget found on my right-hand sidebar and asked […]

Get the Facts on Kid’s Meals! #FoodFri

As a Mom, I want my boys to have the best. The best schools, the best parks, and most importantly the best food whenever possible. I’m sure you want the best for your kids as well!  Most Moms do. This week I am joining MomsRising’s weekly #FoodFri Tweetchat to discuss the best, and worst, Kids […]

#Sponsored POPSUGAR Fitness #Giveaway!

My latest sponsored partnership with POPSUGAR Fitness has reminded me that Saturday, May 25, 2013 is right around the corner. I have that date marked on my calendar in bright RED. It’s the day NYC beaches officially reopen and I need to get my Latinalicious booty in gear! In just a few weeks, I’ll be wiggling […]

Child Hunger Ends Here Partnership with Latina On a Mission #ChildHunger

I’m excited to announce that I have partnered with ConAgra Foods on an initiative called “Child Hunger Ends Here”. Sadly, the reality is that 1 in 5 children suffer from hunger – that’s nearly 17 million children. It’s not limited to those in poverty. It has affected every demographic and nationality. Hungry children are in our […]

MomsRising #FoodPower Conference Photos (Part 2)

I wanted to share with you photos of some of the wonderful people I met at the MomsRising #FoodPower Conference Recap (Part 1). Because really,  the take away from a conference isn’t only the sessions, it’s also the connections, the people, y aquí tenemos las estrellas / and here we have the stars of the […]

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 […]

Big girl working out!

I’m a big girl, plus size to be exact, and I work out. Rich foods are a staple in my home and especially in the home I was raised in.I doubt that will change– my heritage brings me great food pleasure and my mother’s pasteles will always be one of my favorite foods. See I […]

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 […]

Sabroso Saturday: Brisk Lemon Chicken Wings

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. We eat a lot of chicken in my home, A LOT. It’s the most economical meat and can be made in so many different ways. From […]