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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 [...]

Migdalia Rivera & Eileen Campos | Latina On a Mission Migdalia Rivera & Eileen Campos | Latina On a Mission

I wanted to share with you photos of some of the wonderful people I met at the MomsRising #FoodPower Conference Recap (Part 1). Because really,  the take away from a conference isn't only the sessions, it's also the connections, the people, y aquí tenemos las estrellas / and here we have the stars of the [...]

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MomsRising’s Junk Food and Childhood Obesity Tweetchat Thumbnail MomsRising’s Junk Food and Childhood Obesity Tweetchat Thumbnail

Today, Friday, March 1st, MomsRising is hosting a special tweetchat at 1 PM EST to discuss junk food and childhood obesity. Special guests will include presenters from the NYC #FoodPower Conference to Reverse Childhood Obesity happening on Saturday, March 2nd. Click for more info about the FREE #NYC Blogger Conference. I, along with the other MomsRising's #FoodPower speakers, [...]

FREE #NYC Blogger Conference Thumbnail FREE #NYC Blogger Conference Thumbnail

As a blogger, I have grown because of the community I've surrounded myself with. That community is filled with bloggers, PR representatives and readers, like YOU. My community didn't grow overnight. Nope. It grew by my outreach, by networking, by attending conferences, like the FREE NYC Blogger Conference coming up this Saturday. I've made wonderful [...]

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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 [...]


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 – [...]


  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. . [...]

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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 [...]

Black Licorice: Health Hazard for Adults Thumbnail Black Licorice: Health Hazard for Adults Thumbnail

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 [...]


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. ******************** Earlier this week I went to the market and brought enough food to last at least a month (I hope!). Of course, all that food [...]