Self Care

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Welcome to our 5-Week Beauty Lunch Series focused on beauty from the inside out with delicious, nutritious and easy-to-prepare meals from our favorite healthy chefs! Each week we'll share a new recipe highlighting its skin benefits.  As the finale to our series of healthy, beauty foods for skin we were craving cooling foods to quell this summer heat and wanted something beautifying, refreshing, and filling. With ...

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Welcome to our 5-Week Beauty Lunch Series focused on beauty from the inside out with delicious, nutritious and easy-to-prepare meals from our favorite healthy chefs! Each week we'll share a new recipe highlighting its skin benefits.  Up next in our series of healthy, beauty foods for skin we're making Quinoa Asparagus Pilaf, a perfect lunchtime dish taken from Jolene Hart's new book Eat Pretty: Nutrition ...

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Welcome to our 5-Week Beauty Lunch Series focused on beauty from the inside out with delicious, nutritious and easy-to-prepare meals from our favorite healthy chefs! Each week we'll share a new recipe highlighting its skin benefits.  Up next in our series of healthy, beauty foods for skin we're making tangy lime marinated chicken tacos with a garlic, cilantro "crema", a great summer ...

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Welcome to our 5-Week Beauty Lunch Series focused on beauty from the inside out with delicious, nutritious and easy-to-prepare meals from our favorite healthy chefs! Each week we'll share a new recipe highlighting its skin benefits.  To continue our series of healthy, beauty foods for skin we're making a hearty Sweet Potato and Coconut Quinoa Bowl by Amie Valpone, a Culinary Nutritionist ...

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Welcome to our 5-Week Beauty Lunch Series focused on beauty from the inside out with delicious, nutritious and easy-to-prepare meals from our favorite healthy chefs! Each week we'll share a new recipe highlighting its skin benefits.  To kick off our series of healthy foods for skin we're making a scrumptious frittata by the queen of the kitchen Candice Kumai, who you may ...

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Go Red For Women is holding their "National Wear Red Day" on February 7th to raise awareness for the #1 disease responsible for killing American women - surprisingly it's a disease that takes more lives  than all forms of cancer combined! Are you ready for this?...it's heart disease!  We talk about the importance of going green ...

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Sweet, refreshing  and an amazing way to cleanse the body - this green juice detox recipe boasts phytonutrients to help balance the system, prevent disease and promote liver health with antioxidants, anti-inflammatory and detoxing ingredients to help clear out heavy metals. Oh and it tastes delicious! Jake Mabanta, healthy chef and co-founder of Love Grace gourmet juice creations shared ...

BeWell

At the BeWell Expo in Pasadena, California I found myself in oasis of beauty and wellness. Aisle after aisle of mind, body and spirit-oriented vendors, I scoured the show for the latest and greatest natural beauty products to share with all of you.  With a goal of honoring the inner and outer self while experiencing and ...

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Recently I met  with Candice Kumai the former host of Lifetime’s Cook Yourself Thin and TLC’s Homemade Simple. You might also know her from  a little show called Top Chef. The list of her accomplishments goes on and on. So when this (gorgeous) healthy recipe creator hands you a bag of granola declaring it has delicious beautifying powers, you eat ...

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Earlier this year I got the incredible opportunity to write a series of natural beauty articles for the Whole Foods Market Blog. They wanted a recipe using fresh ingredients for powerful skin results. Of course berries were just the thing to turn to! They are super high in anti-oxidants for optimum cellular protection when used both topically ...