Waiting to Exhale: 12 Facts About Asthma Every Latina Mom Needs to Know

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From the second your baby enters this world you have an intense commitment to keeping your kids happy, healthy and safe. But what happens when they aren't healthy? What happens when you and your child are faced with an all-too-common illness?…
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Allergy-Free Football Food: Buffalo Wings with Ranch Dressing

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Buffalo wings are usually dependent on peanut oil, butter, and creamy ranch or blue cheese dressing. This allergy-free version is tangy, crispy, and succulent, perfect for game night or a barbecue. Or in my house any time my kids chant, “we…
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Quick Chicken and Sausage Paella

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Paella is not usually a quick cooking dish, taking upward of an hour and a quarter-particularly if you make it with Aborio rice, which takes its time. Not so anymore. With the change to long-grain rice basmati rice, and your trusty pal the…

9 Ways to Distinguish Between Allergies and a Cold

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Call it what you will, but there you are again, with a wad of tissues in your pocket trying to fend off the latest round of sneezing. Then that million dollar question inevitably comes into your mind: allergies or cold? How about when your…

Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake with Marshmallow Frosting

Gluten-free cake recipes are becoming increasingly popular as unfortunately celiac disease seems to be more and more prevalent. Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake with fluffy Marshmallow Frosting is also a fabulous birthday treat for children and…

How to Spot Your Baby’s Allergy to Food

Editor’s Note: The following article is one in a series of pieces inspired by a celebration of Latino heritage and smart nutrition, brought to you by Beech-Nut/Goya. As we introduce our baby to solid foods, there is often some trepidation…

Kids With Food Allergies? Try These Tasty Substitutes!

It seems like every other kid out there has food allergies; and with new food products popping up in the grocery store every week, the questions about food allergies continue to grow. Between 1997 and 2007 the food-allergy rate rose 18%! So…

Medical Myth Buster: Eat Local Honey & You Won’t Get Allergies

I didn’t know serious allergies until I moved to Florida. The doctor said to me then, “you have allergies, welcome to Florida!” Co-workers said that the only cure for seasonal allergies was to eat local honey, harvested not more than…