Health

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 […]

Sabroso Saturday: Grilled Garlic Lime Tuna #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 past week, while at church, a few of the women began chatting about recipes. After listening to them, I was inspired to go home […]

Black Licorice: Health Hazard for Adults

As a child I loved licorice, especially black licorice. It’s a sweet treat that has followed me as I’ve gotten older but according to the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) this is one treat that I should avoid. Black Licorice is hazardous to adults over 40. According to the FDA, “…eating 2 ounces of black […]

NYC Restaurant’s “Grade Pending” Score Explained

I recently discovered what “Grade Pending” signage means for a restaurant in New York City. To bring you up to date, New York City started giving food service establishments, aka restaurants, a letter grade based on the food safety requirements of the New York City Health Code and the State Sanitary Code in mid 2010. I used […]

Sabroso Saturday: Kickin’ Baked Rigatoni #PAMperfection

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 past week, the boys and I tried a Pam receta/recipe, I received when I began working with Pam. It came with my initial package […]