Health

Sabroso Saturday: Grilled Salmon in Papaya Mint Salsa #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 Eliza Valentin-Guerra, a Latina On a Mission reader. ********************Like Migdalia, aka Ms. Latina, I’ve been trying to lead a healthier […]

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 […]

Lucille Roberts Progress: The Flu has Struck!

It’s been a while since I’ve posted a fitness update. Suffice it to say that February was much, much harder than January. I came down with the flu, could barely get out of bed and really had no energy. You would think this would have helped me lose weight but it didn’t. I totally believe in […]

Smart Mom, Fresh Mouth #healthyhabits

  I’ve been told I have a smart mouth. In fact, my mamá/ mom stressed this while I was growing up! I can still hear her now, “¿Que tu te crees?! Siempre tienes una repuesta con esa boquita fresca.” [Translation: What do you think? You always have an answer with that fresh mouth!] See? She even […]

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. . […]

Run. Jump. Squat. Repeat!

Run. Jump. Squat. Repeat! Run. Jump. Squat. Repeat! BREATHE. The past few weeks have been intense as a Lucille Roberts Ambassador. My body has done things it hasn’t done in ages. Honestly, after my first training session with my Lucille Roberts’ Trainer, I didn’t think I would make it. I was bright red, gasping for […]

10 Nutrition Tips That Have Worked For Me

Every Thursday at the Lucille Roberts Gym I meet with a nutritionist and weigh in.  I have to admit it’s the most stressful and rewarding day of my week. At the beginning of the session, the nutritionist obtains my stats using the Ironman Glass InnerScan Body Composition Monitor. It tells us my weight, body fat , body […]

New Year, New Me, 35 Pounds Lighter

Thanks to my wonderful friend Carolyn,  I am now a Lucille Roberts Ambassador. I’m beyond excited! I know that this will help me meet my resolution. My workout sessions started today. In fairytale Ms. Latina land, the boys would wake up and get dressed on time, the dogs would behave and I would be able […]