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Events, stories, and shared life experiences from Susan Irby The Bikini Chef

5th Anniversary Party of The Bikini Lifestyles Show

Nic's Beverly Hills

presents The 5th Anniversary Party of The Bikini Lifestyles Show on Talk Radio 790 KABC benefitting the EIF Revlon Run/Walk for Women's Cancer Research Wednesday, May 7, 2014 9pm to 11pm at Nic's Beverly Hills 453 N Cañon Drive Beverly Hills, CA 90210 (310) 550-5707 We invite you to celebrate on the Red Carpet and help raise funds for … [Read more...]

Healthy and Delicious Dining at Bonefish Grill

Bonefish Grill

Healthy and Delicious Dining at Bonefish Grill I had the pleasure of meeting the team at Bonefish Grill in Tustin where Chef Mark Adair presents incredible seafood, just the way you want it - made to order. From grilled to sauteed, to baked, and more, the fish selection has everything to please your palate and you order the fish the way YOU like it … [Read more...]

Remedies for Migraine Headaches

Kale and Broccolini Salad

Remedies for Migraine Headaches If you have ever had a migraine headache, you know what they are. They are usually massive, pounding headaches that can be recurrent and are often associated with nausea and even blurred vision. Sounds pretty miserable, and they are. There are an array of factors that can cause migraine headaches. Some of these factors … [Read more...]

The Importance of Vitamin B12

Tuna Seabass Halibut Trio

Most people in the United States get enough vitamin B12 from the foods they eat. But some people have trouble absorbing vitamin B12 from food. As a result, vitamin B12 deficiency affects between 1.5% and 15% of the public.  Vitamin B12 is a nutrient that helps keep the body’s nerve and blood cells healthy and helps make DNA, the genetic material in all … [Read more...]

International Chocolate Salon Awards

International Chocolate Salon Awards

The International Chocolate Salon Awards for the Best Chocolatiers and Confectioners in America are based on the combined total number of Gold and Silver Awards received by each entrant in the 2013 TasteTV Chocolate Salons in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle, and Fall (SF) and standalone Chocolate Salon Award Competitions for Best Caramels, Toffees, Bars, … [Read more...]

Strength Workouts to Power Your Golf Game

Planking

Strength Workouts to Power Your Golf Game Professional golfers make the game look easy. To amateurs, the game of golf seems simple enough. Analyze the course, select a club, step up to the ball and follow through with the perfect swing. Easy, right? For anyone who has ever tried to play a round of golf without proper instruction, there is more fitness … [Read more...]

Table for One: Tips on Dining Solo

Dinner for One

Table for One: Tips on Dining Solo Whether you are single, you travel alot, or both, dinner for one can be daunting when it comes to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Restaurant portions are often very large, ordering more than you need becomes customary, and eating because you are just plain bored are all factors that can pack on extra pounds for busy … [Read more...]

Why Losing Weight Is Not A Good Goal To Have

Fit, Vibrant and Alive

Why Losing Weight Is Not A Good Goal To Have We've all heard it before from a thousand people, a thousand different times - "I want to lose weight!" While intentions are good and noble, setting a goal "to lose weight" is really not the best goal to have. Often, by making the ultimate goal solely about pounds on a scale, we set ourselves up for failure. … [Read more...]

Anti-aging: 10 Foods to Fight Aging

Anti-aging: 10 Foods to Fight Aging We’ve all been there: That moment when you catch yourself shamelessly staring at your friend, coworker or family member and thinking ... How the heck does she pull it off? What’s the secret to her great hair, pore-free complexion, or flawless teeth? The secret to aging well is eating well! In the quest for longevity, … [Read more...]

Nut Allergy Friendly Snacks

Nut Allergy Friendly Snacks Nut allergy is one of the most common food allergies in children and adults. Tree nuts can cause a severe, potentially fatal, allergic reaction. An allergy to tree nuts tends to be lifelong; recent studies have shown that approximately 9 percent of children with a tree nut allergy eventually outgrow their allergy. Even … [Read more...]

Bikini Body Challenge Survival Kit, part 2

Susan Irby and Personal Trainer, Alison Dlugosz

Bikini Body Challenge Survival Kit, part 2 Whether you want to tone up, firm up, or lose weight, you had a specific purpose for taking the 30-Day Bikini Body Challenge. The first 5 days of the Challenge are the toughest... hmmmm, not so fast. While the first 5 days of the Challenge, which include the Cleanse days, are designed to jump start the change … [Read more...]