Category Archives: Food and Culture

Access to Clean Food a Major Social Issue

We’ve heard of and have participated in fundraisers for groups like Charity Water that push for clean water in countries across the world. Access to clean water is a major health and economic issue. But you don’t have to go far to see those same types of issue come up when it comes to access to clean food. Continue reading

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Diabetes Controlled in 3 Months with Diet and Exercise

Since my last health/fitness related post I have continued to eat right and go to the gym and am down about 33 pounds since this journey started. By the time I had my 3-month follow-up session with my doctor, he said that my diabetes and cholesterol were controlled. My glucose average went from a 166 to 91 which is in the very normal range. Normal is good. Continue reading

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Jesse’s Roundup – Top Bloguera Retreat, Rangel’s Choice Not to Identify, and Eva Langoria’s “Devious Maids” Canceled

This week’s Latino Review will look at Latinas in the White House, Latinos who don’t identify, and Latino stereotypes in the media.

Latina Bloggers in DC
Last week Latina blogueras from across the country descended on Washington DC and the White House for the first ever Latinos in Social Media Top Bloguera Retreat. Over 65 top bloggers were invited to the VIP retreat including leaders Ana Flores- @lbconnect (Latina Bloggers Connect), Yoly Mason – @yolymason (Las Blogueras), Jeannette Kaplun- @JeannetteKaplun (Blogs de mamás), and Angélica Pérez-@AngelicaMentor1 (New Latina). LATISM hostesses included co-founders Eliane Ramos – @ergeedgoddess and Ana Roca – @anarc. Continue reading

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Senate Vote Ends Debate on Health Care Bill

This morning’s 60-40 Senate vote clears a path towards passage of the Senate’s health care reform bill. As expected the votes were cast 100% down party lines and now may lead to a passage in the senate on Christmas Eve. Continue reading

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Spanish Paella on a Budget

Recipe for Spanish Meat Paella Continue reading

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My Cinco de Mayo

My Cinco de Mayo Continue reading

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Milanos, Cheese, and Blogger Badge

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Hoagie Lingo

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Japanese-Korean Relations

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Burrito Express – I

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