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 […]

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 […]

Let’s Turn the White House RED!

Have you heard the news? The White House may turn red! Why? Because it will raise awareness for heart health! How cool is that?! If you have never heard of Go Red for Women and/or Go Red Por Tu Corazón, it’s a non-profit organization that aims to raise awareness for heart health in women. As […]

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 […]