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Gluten Free Lifestyle Changes| NYC Latina Blogger, latinaonamission.com Gluten Free Lifestyle Changes| NYC Latina Blogger, latinaonamission.com

Dear Readers, I feel as if I owe you an explanation and an apology. So much has happened in my life and I have to admit blogging fell to the wayside. Without getting into the specifics, I've had a few health scares, from blood clots, to unexplained bruising, inflammation and heart pains. Thankfully, the doctor [...]

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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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Food, Hope & Love Delivered In a Box #MealsPerHour Thumbnail Food, Hope & Love Delivered In a Box #MealsPerHour Thumbnail

Over the past few weeks, as a sponsored Ambassador for Toyota and Food Bank For New York City’s Meals Per Hour project, I’ve seen hard work and dedication at its finest. I’ve watched as volunteers donated time and energy to help their fellow man, packing emergency food boxes for those in need and distributing them [...]

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

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 [...]

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Cody Simpson #childhunger | Latina On a Mission Cody Simpson #childhunger | Latina On a Mission

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 [...]

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Get the Nutrional Facts on Kid’s Meals! | Latina On a Mission Get the Nutrional Facts on Kid’s Meals! | Latina On a Mission

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 [...]

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Child Hunger Ends Here Partnership with Latina On a Mission #ChildHunger Thumbnail Child Hunger Ends Here Partnership with Latina On a Mission #ChildHunger Thumbnail

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 [...]

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