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Banana Blueberry Greek Smoothie Recipe with Nestlé Nido 1+ Banana Blueberry Greek Smoothie Recipe with Nestlé Nido 1+

My youngest son is 13, a teenager going through a growth spurt. He enjoys playing sports, particularly football - the American football, not soccer. It's hard on his body. He's already had a few injuries but that doesn't stop him. No siree bob. He'll get back up and run back out! He may not know [...]

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Sizzle Showdown with Latina On a Mission Sizzle Showdown with Latina On a Mission

New York City absolutely sizzled a few weeks ago during the Macy's Culinary Council Sizzle Showdown. On June 28, Chefs Johnny Iuzzini and Todd English hosted the Grilling Guru Sizzle Showdown Finale on Broadway. It was an intense battle between six finalists, looking to become the Grilling Guru. Only one would walk away with a [...]

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5 Eye Care Tip for Kids | latinaonamission.com 5 Eye Care Tip for Kids | latinaonamission.com

As a Mom, I worry about my sons welfare. Because of that I make sure they get their annual physical, are up to date on their vaccinations, eat healthy, nutritious meals and exercise. Yet, the one thing I didn't pay much attention to was their eyes, at least until they told me they were getting [...]

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beefsteak with olives (bistec con aceitunas) | LatinaOnaMission.com beefsteak with olives (bistec con aceitunas) | LatinaOnaMission.com

As a young girl, bistec con aceitunas/beefsteak with olives was a special treat! And, no one made it as good as my padrasto/stepfather. It was sabroso to the core!  As I grew I forgot about this dish until a friend invited us for dinner. What a great surprise it was when she served this dish! [...]

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Organic Sore Throat Home Treatment Recipe | Latina On a Mission Organic Sore Throat Home Treatment Recipe | Latina On a Mission

During the winter, germs multiply at work and home. This means that everyone in our home will get a cold or a sore throat at least once. Since I loathe running to the medicine cabinet for pills and cough syrups, at the first sign of a sniffle, I use a home remedy. It does the [...]

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10 Tips to Prevent Spider Veins and Varicose Veins | LatinaOnaMission.com1 10 Tips to Prevent Spider Veins and Varicose Veins | LatinaOnaMission.com1

Years ago, I had spider veins and varicose veins. My long work hours, combined with the stress of single motherhood, contributed tremendously to my unsightly legs. I hated wearing shorts or skirts. I refused to show my legs. I was so embarrassed. Finally, I decided to take matters into my own hands and went to [...]

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imusa wood mortar & pestle #giveaway | Latina On a Mission imusa wood mortar & pestle #giveaway | Latina On a Mission

The author received sample products to facilitate this giveaway. However, this in no way influenced the author’s opinions. Her love of Hispanic cuisine, and the products needed to create those scrumptious meals, was established years ago. Food was a huge part of my life growing up. Although my Mom did not like to cook (and [...]

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Students Deserve a Fighting Chance #healthyedu Thumbnail Students Deserve a Fighting Chance #healthyedu Thumbnail

This post is part of the National School Lunch Week with Healthy Food! A MomsRising Blog Carnival. Take a moment to read and comment on this and other thoughtful blogs, then tell MomsRising your story. Our stories, yours and mine, are powerful and are what led administrators to set these rules in place. His morning [...]

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Spice Up Your Life with McCormick #Giveaway #ad Thumbnail Spice Up Your Life with McCormick #Giveaway #ad Thumbnail

The author received sample products to facilitate this review/giveaway. Other than enhancing the author's meals, no other compensation was received. With the school year gearing up, and more time on my hands, I cook more often. It feels more enjoyable when the kids are not belting out demands for their favorite meals and I get [...]

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Katie Couric and The Breakfast Project #KatieTalksMilk Thumbnail Katie Couric and The Breakfast Project #KatieTalksMilk Thumbnail

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend a sponsored The Breakfast Project with Katie Couric, the award-winning journalist, best-selling author, talk show host, and Daytime Emmy nominee. Yup, THAT Katie Couric. I had a fabulous time chatting with Katie over an intimate breakfast. It was comprised of 3 bloggers, myself included, and [...]

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