EXCLUSIVE: La La Anthony Talks Beauty, Exercise & Her Favorite New Low-Cal Cocktail

How do you keep track of your culture? With your husband and child, how do you keep in touch with your roots?

It’s who I am. It’s what I live. It’s my mom. It’s my family. It’s Christmas when we’re eating pasteles. It’s part of our life so it’s not really that I have to keep up with it because it’s my life. You know, my mom just came back from Puerto Rico and she’s filling me in on how our family is doing there. I went to Puerto Rico this summer. I definitely stay in touch with what’s going on.

What’s your favorite part of Puerto Rico or Puerto Rican culture?

What I did on this last trip in Puerto Rico! I went to Fajardo and I went to the fluorescent river. For me, that was an amazing experience. It's the sixth wonder of the world and to see the river light up night, it’s amazing.

Do you love low-calorie cocktails like La La? Will you be taking her advice to always wash off your makeup at the end of the day? Tell us in the comments below!

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Irina Gonzalez,

An NYC-based journalist, web editor, and food writer, she started her career with an internship at Latina magazine while receiving her bachelor’s at New York University. Her work has appeared in Time Out New York, MamasLatinas.com, FamilyCircle.com, TheFrisky.com, GoodHousekeeping.com, and more. When she’s not checking out the latest taco restaurant in New York City, scouring for the best tapas in Barcelona, or dreaming of visiting Alex Atala’s restaurant in Brazil, she’s blogging about her favorite recipes, healthy eating tips and maintaining her 100 pound weight loss on HealthyLatinFood.com. You can always find her on Twitter (@msirinagonzalez) & Instagram (@msirinagonzalez) talking about her latest delicious meal.

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