Eat Your Way to Younger Skin

Thursday, May 01, 2008
By Judith Orr
  • Executive Chef David Féau of the popular Café Pinot restaurant in downtown Los Angeles not only serves up delicious and sophisticated seafood dishes but he tells us what foods we should eat to look and feel young. Avocado is very high in Vitamin E which gives glowing skin, shiny hair and helps fights wrinkles. Berries […]



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    The Green Diet

    Tuesday, April 01, 2008
    By Abbey Khan
  • Want to eat organic, but can’t afford to? According to The Daily Green, there are certain foods worth paying for or you can consider safer alternatives. Here are some of their suggestions: Meat. To meet USDA standards, this meat can come only from animals fed organic feed and given no hormones or antibiotics. Milk. Organic […]



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    Wake up With Irish Coffee

    Saturday, March 01, 2008
    By Abbey Khan
  • Spice up your morning coffee this St. Patrick’s Day with some traditional Irish Coffee. Ingredients 1 1/2 oz Irish whiskey 1 tsp brown sugar 6 oz hot coffee Heavy cream Combine whiskey, sugar and coffee in a mug and stir to dissolve. Float cold cream gently on top. Do not mix.



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    Chocolate Fever

    Friday, February 01, 2008
    By Abbey Khan
  • Nothing says Valentine’s Day like the sweet taste of chocolate. Here are three you can share with someone special or treat yourself to. Enjoy world-class gourmet chocolate by Woodhouse. The Napa Valley based chocolatier offers more than 27 varieties that includes Pecan Caramel, Mocha Cream and Thai Ginger. Woodhouse Chocolate, WoodhouseChocolate.com, $56 for 48-piece box. […]



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    The Non-Fattening Mexican Delight

    Tuesday, January 01, 2008
    By Abbey Khan
  • Imagine, Mexican food that is full of flavor and non-fattening. The new Los Angeles restaurant Amaranta Cocina Mexicana does just that! Enjoyed by A-list celebrities that includes Jessica Simpson and Wilder Valderama, this celebrity hot spot keeps its appetizing dishes healthy by marinating and steaming rather than having them deep-fried, battered or refried. Executive Chef […]



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    Mix It Up With 42 Below

    Thursday, December 20, 2007
    By Abbey Khan
  • Show off your bartending skills with these holiday mixers from 42 Below. Baby, It’s 42 Below Outside In this cocktail, flavors like orange and fresh grapes add richness, cranberry and promengranate contain high levels of Vitamin C, and falernum or almond syrup adds a touch of exotic complexity. Ingredients 1 part 42 Below Pure vodka […]



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    Say No to Holiday Pounds!

    Tuesday, December 18, 2007
    By Abbey Khan
  • Don’t let the holidays ruin your diet! Fresh Dining, Southern California’s fresh meal delivery service shares their ten top tips to eating great without packing on the pounds. Eat less over the days leading into the celebration, and you will have some extra room for dessert. No mindless snacking. Pay attention to what you eat […]



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    Eggnog Your Chocolate

    Saturday, December 01, 2007
    By Abbey Khan
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  • Ummm– there’s nothing sweeter than chocolate for the holidays. So why not give the classic a twist with the Dark Chocolate and Eggnog Buche de Noel recipe by Patina pastry chef Ian Gresik. Eggnog Mousse 2 cups eggnog 2 tablespoons sugar 1 ounce brandy 1 pinch each of nutmeg, cinnamon, Allspice 4 egg yolks 2 […]



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    Cafe Boheme

    By Abbey Khan
  • What do you get when you combine gourmet coffee, French vodka, fresh créme, and a hint of vanilla? Café Bohéme of course! Serve it in a luxury cocktail, as a delicious alternative to dessert, or on the rocks and feel like you’re in Paris. CafeBoheme.com, $22.



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    Thanksgiving Dinner on a Budget

    Thursday, November 15, 2007
    By Abbey Khan
  • Thanksgiving dinner isn’t cheap– or is it? Thanks to the experts at Every Day with Rachael Ray, you can enjoy a delicious feast without breaking the bank. Check out these great recipes that cost less than $3 a head: Maple Glazed Roast Turkey with Apple Cider Gravy $2.43 PER PERSON 8 to 10 Servings Prep […]



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