Johanna Torres

As Editor-in-Chief of MamásLatinas, I am most excited to be a part of a talented team that is vibrant with ideas. Having been raised (in Puerto Rico) as one of five children in a home that seemed to be always awake and in full motion, I'm your typical juggling mom: after work every day and on weekends it's back on high gear running from here to there with my three amazing kids (ages 20, 18 and 12). I'm a hopeless romantic who enjoys photography, is crazy about shoes, and LOVES to travel!

I know I'm Latina when...

fashion, food and music to me have to be colorful, spicy and loud!

Johanna's Latest Posts

Flat belly spinach smoothie (RECIPE)

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Spinach is a natural weight loss food, a simple fact that has helped me see this green leaf with greater appreciation. Spinach offers twice as much fiber as any other green and it's a great source of potassium and vitamin C. And as if this wasn't enough, it's been linked to helping fight cancer and heart disease. 

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Strawberry smoothie with secret ingredient to help you lose weight (RECIPE)

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I'm addicted to this smoothie! It's not just the fact that it feeds the strawberry lover in me, but that this recipe features a secret ingredient. Bee pollen is a little secret that you will want to make a part of your life. Let me tell you why, and how you can use bee pollen to give this strawberry smoothie the extra benefit of what might soon become your new weight loss friend!

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7 Refranes latinos traducidos al inglés, ¡pero por Google!

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¡Como nos gustan los refranes de nuestras mamás y abuelitas! Una pena que muchos no tengan una traducción al inglés. ¿O sí? Pusimos a Google a prueba traduciendo algunos de nuestras frases latinas preferidas, y esto es lo que Google nos dijo. Te parecerá ¡muy cómico!

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Fat burning green smoothie (RECIPE)

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This cucumber, apple and cilantro green smoothie is my favorite! I love the flavor, but also the way I feel after I've had it for breakfast or lunch. It's nothing short of a miracle drink, high in antioxidants and fiber, good for my inmune system and my digestive system too. The ingredients in this smoothie also help you burn fat. Try it and let me know how you like it!  

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Pineapple and cinnamon tea GREAT for weight loss (RECIPE)

Pineapples are delicious. They also aid in digestion and are known to help prevent infections in the throat and mouth. Pineapples are considered one of the world's healthiest foods, and because of their high water content, they make you feel full and are incredibly satisfying. This pineapple tea is perfect for those of us looking to shed those few extra pounds. Try this easy recipe and tell me how it goes! 

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