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...
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Irina's Latest Posts
Friends that know I am trying to eat healthier are starting to tempt me with nights out and, even though they respect my choices and agree to share our desserts, it can still be difficult to be adjusting to healthier eating habits when you're out trying to have fun. That's why there's one trick I've saved for today that you will REALLY like--just check out Tip #26 and you'll be thanking me forever!Continue Reading >
It's really crunch time here for our challenge. We only have a week left and I really hope that you're keeping strong. As we keep going with our last set of tips, we're really going to focus more time on those tiny little things that you didn't even realize are going to help you lose weight. This new tip takes a look at another big culprit of overeating and not losing weight.Continue Reading >
When it comes to weight loss, it takes a lot of self-control and a ton of great tips and ideas on how to do it right. That's pretty much the whole point of our 31 Days of Latinas Losing Weight challenge. Today's tip, though, Tip #23, is one of the most important. In fact, without fulfulling this tip, you definitely don't have a chance to make yourself your best self.Continue Reading >
The next phase of our 31 Days challenge is only going to get more intense--and I mean that in a good way. We've been slowly easing you into eating healthier, exercising more and really starting a solid plan to finally drop the weight and today's tip is no different. In fact, Tip #22 is a REALLY important one. It has a lot to do with your mind and the power of thinking yourself into your skinny jeans!Continue Reading >