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Easy Ropa Vieja Recipe con Chipotle

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Easy Ropa Vieja Recipe con Chipotle Ropa Vieja means old clothes in Spanish.  The name gives nod to the shredded results of the meat and vegetable as in old rags of clothes. This Cuban dish is pure comfort. Served over rice along with a crusty hunk of bread to soak up every last bit of the amazing sauce.  I […]

Healthy Eating: Why Healthy Fats Matter

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Healthy Fats & Oils Today, I want to talk to you about unhealthy and healthy fats and oils.  You may be wondering why, but not all oils and fats are created equal. Heavily processed, hydrogenated “trans” fats and oils that are used in prepared, packaged foods can be extremely damaging to the body.  On the […]

Homemade cereals

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Image source Start out your day healthy with homemade cereals The cereal aisle is probably one if not the most overrated and overpriced grocery store’s aisle if we think about the low nutritional value per dollar we derive from eating the sugar-laden concoction that most cereals are. Most adults and children eat at least 2-3 […]

Meet Quinoa: Mother Grain of the Inca Civilization

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  Quinoa (keen-wa) was once called “the gold of the Incas,” or “mother grain.”  The Inca tribe turned to this ancient grain to increase the stamina of their warriors and believed the grain to be sacred.  I like the Incas also believe Quinoa packs a powerful punch. The punch our body needs, craves and deserves.  Weeks of working,  family activites and […]

Start Your Day with Oats!

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To tackle a busy week a healthy breakfast is a must.  But who has the extra time, energy or the will to step into the kitchen on a rushed morning.  Well I say let the fridge do the work.  Yup, let the big guy pull his weight in prepping tomorrow’s breakfast. Overnight oats provide you […]

Ask a Professional: “What’s a Healthy & Safe Way to Lose Weight?”

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Mentoring Hermanas is a Q & A platform on Facebook where your burning questions are answered by a group of professional Latina women — supporting our hermanas one question at a time.  To submit your question, click here. Ask a Professional:  “I Have Been Trying to Lose Weight. I’m Apple Shaped. What is a Healthy […]

A Guide to Healthy Simple Mexican Food

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The New Latina Guide to a Fabulous 2011 Year! is a collection of insights and tips from a group of talented Latinas (and one Latino) on how to live life to the fullest.  Today, we feature Yvette Marquez-Sharpanack’s piece, on cooking – delicious, healthy and simple.  To download the free New Latina Guide, click here. […]

A New Sancocho: Staying Healthy, Fit and Sexy

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The New Latina Guide to a Fabulous 2011 Year! is a collection of insights and tips from a group of talented Latinas (and one Latino) on how to live life to the fullest.  Today, we feature Andrea Ramírez’s piece, on healthy eating.  To download the free New Latina Guide, click here. A Sancocho is a […]

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