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Happy spring!! Although Los Angeles finds a miraculous way to get sunny and warm by noon every day–350+ days a year–we do, in fact, have a spring…  Stuff is getting smelly, in a good way.  Days are getting nice and long.  Moods are lifting and windows are opening up.  Spring has sprung! In celebration of

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Feb 17

Chew-A-Thon

Chew Ye, Chew Ye!! Welcome to the Annual International Facebook Celebrity Charity Chew-a-thon!!! Okay. We have no celebrities (yet). And it’s not for charity (yet), but we are most certainly international, with Chewers participating from all over the world… including Spain, Britain, Israel, Australia, Canada, Japan and even a little town called New York City!!

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White Almond Mousse with Stewed Apricots and Orange Sauce   This is a subtle, elegant and silky dessert that is great to serve at a special dinner. The flavors of the stewed apricots and orange blend beautifully with the subtle sweetness of the white almond mousse. It’s a wee bit labor intensive, so save it for when

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Feb 12

Beauty Tips

Here’s a new video all about the power of a whole foods diet… enjoy!

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Jan 23

New Video!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nVgoHltQdhs Here’s a little video to remind you of why we should all chew more!!  

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This dish combines the heartiness of kidney beans with the chewiness of seitan, the freshness of green beans and a lovely parsley sauce.  Howard Wallen made it up and his daughter, Hana, declares it a favorite. 2 cups dried kidney beans, soaked in spring water overnight 4 cups of water A 2-inch strip of kombu

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Jan 15

New Video!

Here’s a little vid about why should all chew more!!

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In the publishing industry, this time of year is known as “New Year, New You”, because it is when all the diet books come out. Everyone wants to purge the excesses of the holiday season, and find that perfect regime, that one can FINALLY stick to… This will be the year! What I love about

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I’m currently in Toronto for the holiday. I can’t tell you how pleased I was to see my new book on sale in a huge Canadian bookstore, smack at the foot of the main staircase. VERY EXCITING.     I am also happy to announce that Amazon.com is shipping The MILF Diet prior to its

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You may have had this at a Japanese restaurant. Also known as kinpira, it is sweet, earthy, and satisfying and gives really strong energy. It’s a great side dish a couple of times a week, and although it’s good for the whole family, it’s very supportive of DILF energy. Ingredients 1 to 2 tablespoons toasted

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