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Chef’d – The Bikini Chef recipes

Bringing It Home   THE EASIEST WAY TO COOK LIKE THE PROS Get ready because I am bringing my recipes into your kitchens! I'm very excited to announce that I'm partnering with Chef'd! Remember those times you wanted to cook my recipes at home but didn't have time to pick up the ingredients? That's where Chef'd comes in! They will … [Read more...]

Run Your Best – Marathon Essentials

ADActivewear High Ponytail Hat

Run Your Best - Marathon Essentials whether you are a marathoner or not. Avid runners know that running in comfort is key to your endorphin running experience. From the tip of your toes to the top of your head, the shoes, sports bras and other clothing, running accessories such as pedometers and heart rate monitors all make a difference in how you feel, … [Read more...]

Greg Norman Golf Academy Summer Camps

Greg Norman Golf Academy

What better way to improve your health and your golf game than at Greg Norman Golf Academy this Summer. Training, discipline, ethics, and of course, some of the best golf technique training in the world is what students will find at the Greg Norman Golf Academy during Summer Camps... The Greg Norman Golf Academy is now enrolling for Summer 2015 … [Read more...]

Wild Blueberries May Help Metabolic Syndrome

Wild Blueberries in the barrens

Wild Blueberries May Help Metabolic Syndrome New research studies show that Wild Blueberries May Help Metabolic Syndrome... read more, here: Portland, Maine - March 30, 2015 - Two University of Maine studies reveal that a diet containing Wild Blueberries may positively impact certain characteristics of metabolic syndrome, including lipid status and … [Read more...]

FATflammation by Lori Shemek, PhD


FATflammation by Lori Shemek, PhD Shrink the body's fat cells for quick, lasting weight loss... I am proud to announce my friend and colleague, Dr. Lori Shemek, has a revolutionary new book from Harper Collins going on sale April 28th that addresses what so many of us struggle with on a daily basis - weightloss. Through her many years as a coach and … [Read more...]

Today’s Meditation – “I Will Not Hurry”


Today's Meditation - "I Will Not Hurry", a simple prayer of meditation reminding us to see the beauty all around us. Scientists have proven that regular meditation slows the heart rate, promotes a positive spirit and helps relieve stress. This prayer of meditation came from the pocket prayer book that my mother gave to me on my birthday in 2007. It was a … [Read more...]

Healthy Food Tips from Dr. Andrew Weil

Karen Rasmussen, Dr. Weil, and Susan Irby

Recently, I had the pleasure of sitting down with Dr. Andrew Weil after a cooking demonstration at his Newport Beach restaurant, True Food Kitchen, where he shared some of his key healthy food tips.  He, along with Executive Chef Michael Stebner, highlighted recipes from their cookbook, True Food. As a Certified Food Healer and specialist in Fitness … [Read more...]

The Newest in Skin Care

Antioxidant Rich Fruits

The Newest in Skin Care Reducing visible wrinkles, minimizing fine lines, keeping that natural healthy glow, these are some of the concerns countless women, and men, battle with every day as the days and years go by. With sales in the United States alone at more than $12.5 billion in 2013, skin care products are looking for their next boost through … [Read more...]

How to Buy and Cook A Turkey: Tips and Recipes

How to Buy and Cook A Turkey: Tips and Recipes

How to Buy and Cook A Turkey: Tips and Recipes One of the most daunting meals of the year can be Thanksgiving dinner. Those who don't cook very often are frequently pressured to "step up to the plate" on Thanksgiving and wow their friends and family. And, even the most experienced cook can still struggle with menu planning and how to cook the big … [Read more...]

Holiday Cooking and Baking Tips

Paprika Charred Octopus

Holiday Cooking and Baking Tips Whether you cook all of the time or you are under pressure during the holiday season to whip up something yummy, delicious, and beautifully presented, helpful hints can come in handy. Trust me, I've done enough cooking to know that when you are pressured for time or trying to please a crowd, simple notions can go right out … [Read more...]