Health

BlogHer13: @EatYasso and Yoga In Chicago

If you follow the Latina On a Mission Facebook Page and/or @MsLatina’s Twitter Account, you’ve heard the news … last week I was at the BlogHer conference in Chicago, with over 5,000 other bloggers. BlogHer is one of the largest Blogger conferences. It is also one of the first conferences to bring Bloggers, and Brands […]

Sassy Decorative Bra + Me In the Moonlight at the #MoonWalkNYC Breast Cancer Walk

When I was approached to work with MoonWalk in America on this sponsored post, I could not say no. My Aunt died of breast cancer. We couldn’t do anything to save her. It was too late, her fate was sealed. Recently, Angelina Jolie discovered she carried the BRCA1 gene, which increases a woman’s risk of developing […]

Child & Teen Obesity Rates (Infographic) #FoodFri #FoodPower

After attending the MomsRising Food Power conference in New York conference, I was inspired to create my very first infographic! While researching numbers, I was shocked to find out that Hispanics have the highest childhood and adolescent obesity rate. I’m sure this is caused by our connection with food. Growing up my familia had an […]

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 […]