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
In case you haven't heard, the Mediterranean Diet is really, really good for you. If you want to follow it, it's fairly simple: eat plenty of fruits and vegetables, whole grains, lean meats, good oils and drink red wine. But the #1 reason to embrace the Mediterranean Diet is because there's a lot of benefits. Take a look at the top 10 reasons to love this way of eating.Continue Reading >
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, and Christmas not too far after, food is always on my mind. I'm constantly trying to find new recipes, but the truth is that it's difficult because so many of us are concerned with holiday weight gain. Instead of stressing about it though, I am doing something! Check out these 10 healthy Latin recipes that are perfect for the holidays.Continue Reading >
What's the key to a happy marriage? Some say it's honesty and others say it's open communication. However, the latest study says it's gratitude! It's not always easy to be thankful for all those, ahem, annoying habits he (or you) may have. Here are 8 silly, little things that you should be grateful for in your love life. And don't forget to say "thanks, baby"!Continue Reading >
Michelle Rodriguez loves motorcycles. No, like, really loves them. In fact, she was recently featured on an episode of Super Into, a new TV show that reveals celebrities' secret passions. She's not the only one, though! In fact, much like us regular people, many celebrities have hobbies that they love to do on the side of their real jobs. Here are 12 celebrities and their secret hobbies.Continue Reading >
How can we feel more confident and attractive? Recently, Revlon conducted a study and asked women to start a few beauty rituals to improve their love lives, and it worked! 89 percent said they felt better and 60 percent said they found that their partners were more affectionate. I tried it, and it worked! Here are seven easy beauty tricks to do today that are sure to improve your love life.Continue Reading >