I am a NYC-based journalist, food writer and digital media expert. I love pop culture, red lipstick and discovering new places. When I'm not at the farmer's market or blogging about my 100 pound weight loss on HealthyLatinFood.com, you can often find me trying to make this whole "sexy cat lady" thing happen.I know I'm Latina when...
I wear bright, vibrant colors in any season, for any occasion. Oh, and lots of animal print!
Irina's Latest Posts
One of my big goals for the new year is to cook more, and to cook healthier. I'm sure I'm not the only one with these New Year's Resolutions. I'm also not the only one who also doesn't want to spend hours slaving over the stove. Here are healthy Latin slow cooker meals that make dinner tonight easier than ever.Continue Reading >
It happens every year, and every year some of us fail. A new study found that the reason behind it all might be the fact that we're not paying enough attention to our mental health. But that's not the only thing you can be doing better. Here are 10 ways to make sure you actually lose weight in 2016.Continue Reading >
The cold winter months can be long and boring. Many of our favorite TV shows return in the spring, leaving us sad as we flip endlessly through our Netflix queue looking for something to watch. This year, though, there are 9 winter TV shows (both new and returning) that feature some of our favorite Latino stars. Nothing to watch? That is SO last year!Continue Reading >
We typically have the same New Year's resolutions every year: lose weight, save money and be a better person. But often those resolutions are out the window by the 15th. This year, instead of stressing over how you didn't accomplish anything, commit to these 12 New Year's resolutions that you'll actually want to keep. Trust us!Continue Reading >
Brunch is absolutely one of my favorite meals of the week. This year, as we all try to get a little healthier, it's easy to do it with the whole family when you indulge (yes, indulge!) in these scrumptious Latin brunch recipes. Healthy and happy 2016, here we come!Continue Reading >