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No Bake Cashew Pistachio Chocolate Chip Protein Bars Recipe

Summer is officially here in Chicago! Which means I put on a bikini for the first time in a full year and between us, I was not feeling super confident. Even though I’m only sporting it at the dog beach and my dog couldn’t care less what I look like and only how far I[…]

Gluten-Free Mexican Stuffing

Happy Healthy Thanksgiving!!

The holiday season is officially here! The list of everything I’m thankful for this year is overwhelming. My family is moving back to Chicago from Arizona to be closer to me, I am the recent adoptive mother to the cutest little puppy in the whole world (unbiased opinion), and am so blessed to have a[…]

#healthylatina chicken posole

Fall Feasts… Yes, I’m Talking About Posole.

I’m having a difficult time grasping the fact that the weather is changing here in Chicago (Still trying to block out all memories of the Polar Vortex last year), but alas, the leaves are changing and it’s time to bundle up. I may be the only one in their 20’s who despises pumpkin spice lattes,[…]

I love the marshmallow man stress ball! Perfect for the holidays coming up!

Will Run for Chocolate: Hot Chocolate 15/ 5K Race Entry Giveaway

It’s time for another giveaway! If you haven’t already heard of America’s Sweetest Race (see previous post) the Hot Chocolate 15/5K race is coming to Chicago in just a few weeks! And I’ve got the golden ticket!! If you love running, love chocolate or love both, this is the perfect way to welcome Fall and[…]

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Dinner for one: Healthy recipes by yours truly

To start things off, I want to say felicidades to the two lucky readers who won $50 Walmart gift cards! Thank you to everyone who tweeted and commented for a chance to win! Also, a big thank you to Walmart and #WMTfresh for the opportunity to host a giveaway. Who doesn’t love gratis, no? I[…]

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10 Produce Rules to Follow and #WMTfresh Giveaway

Labor Day weekend is almost upon us and summer is coming to an end. If you follow @LatinaHealthy on Instagram, you’ll see a few of my latest healthy recipe creations, including this amazing Kale and Broccoli Salad with steak, avocado and Annie’s Organic Green Garlic salad dressing! There are few things I love more than[…]

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‘Fresh Crew’ Black Bean Salad with Cilantro-Lime Dressing Recipe and Giveaway

Summertime is full of outdoor barbecues, games, family gatherings and the occasional trip to the beach or the pool. It’s in those moments you wish you didn’t go for the cheeseburger or second helping of arrachera, right? When it’s your turn to entertain, keep it healthy and try a lighter, fresher menu. As a member[…]

Walmart ‘Fresh Crew’ Produce Tour and Giveaway

As a participant in the ‘Fresh Crew’ sponsored by Walmart, I was able to tour my local Neighborhood Market and talk with the manager about the growing availability of affordable, high-quality frutas y verduras. I also had the opportunity to talk with them about their new 100 percent freshness guarantee. In Arizona, I was always[…]

I took this on the walk back from the train station. Such a beautiful day and surrounded by beautiful views!

The Healthy Latina has a new home in the Windy City

You read that right! This blogger has moved across the country from Phoenix to Chicago! With my master’s classes starting in a month, I have had plenty of time on my hands to organize the apartment and explore the neighborhood. And since I don’t have the bus and “L” system down yet, the majority of[…]