Elements of Wellness Conference

September 30th, 2013

If you live in Southern California, (or know someone who does) you won't want to miss The Elements of Wellness Conference taking place in Santa Monica on Saturday, November 9th, from 9 to 5.  Yes, that's a whole day devoted to exploring wellness, with teachers like:

William Spear  (The Five Vital Elements of Recovery)

Dr. Ronald Peters  (The Psychology of Disease and the New Mindbody Medicine)

David Briscoe  (A Personal Road Map to Your Health Destination)

Eric LeChasseur and Sanae Suzuki  (Natto Making)

Jeanne and Patrick Grosset  (Fresh from the Garden Raw "cooking")

Kaare Bursell (Americans are the Fattest People on Earth… Why?)

and Yours Truly!  (Chew's Your Weapon)

It will be a fabulous day of good food, fellowship and education. 

REGISTER HERE!!!  I hope to see you there!

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LA Cooking Classes

September 3rd, 2013

                  
First Series:  LATE SUMMER COOKING
When: Sundays, from 2 to 5 p.m.
Dates: September 22nd, 29th, and October 6th
Where: My place.  If you register by emailing me, I'll give more details
Price: $60 per class, or $150 for the 3-class series, if paid upfront. 
I love late Summer.  The heat has really settled into the earth, [...]

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Super-Delicious Mystery “Cheese” Cake

September 2nd, 2013

                                       
Laura Taylor and Karen Bryson teach whole foods cooking classes in Los Angeles, and they have concocted some amazing recipes over the years.  Here is a their “cheese” cake which has pleased every single palate it has crossed.  Gluten-free, soy-free, it is remarkably satisfying and delicious.  YOU MUST TRY IT.  
¾ cup millet, soaked overnight [...]

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Come to the Kushi Summer Conference

July 9th, 2013

Every year, hundreds of people gather from all over the world, to learn, laugh and snarf great food. The summer conference become a touchstone for many people; a place to re-connect with macro friends and re-inspire themselves to find, and keep, their balance in the world.  This year, it's taking place from August 1st through [...]

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Hip Chick Cooking Classes

June 5th, 2013

I resisted teaching cooking classes for many years.  You see, I love to the teach, especially the principles of macrobiotic cooking, eating and living… but teaching cooking classes usually involves securing a venue, organizing people, and (the worst) SCHLEPPING SO MUCH STUFF!! And being a bit of a hurricane myself, the more cracks there are [...]

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New Year, New Book

January 2nd, 2013

                                               
 
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 macrobiotics [...]

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Nice Christmas Surprise

December 27th, 2012

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 official January 1st launch date.
Right now you can order your own [...]

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Buckwheat Pilaf

December 14th, 2012

Buckwheat is an incredible grain.  Well, actually it's a grass–not a grain–but who's keeping track? 
                          
Native to cold climates, buckwheat helps our bodies adapt to cold weather, so anyone out there who can see your breath, or needs to shovel your stoop, should consider eating buckwheat every ten days or so.  Also known as "kasha", buckwheat [...]

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Calling All Bonne Bell Girls

December 12th, 2012

Remember Bonne Bell Lipsmackers?  O. M. G.  I absolutely lived at the local drug store, ogling all the colors and smelling all the testers of those big, fat lip glosses.  They had ridiculously fun and lip-smacking flavors, like root beer, and watermelon. They were my first exposure to make-up, perfect for an 11 or 12 [...]

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Balance

December 4th, 2012

                                              
From The MILF Diet…
"MILFiness is all about balance.  By staying balanced, MILFs are healthier, sexier and have more fun.
Your body is constantly finding balance for you.  By pumping your heart, exhaling toxic gases and keeping your blood at a proper pH, you maintain a delicate balance called homeostasis.  This system can handle a remarkable [...]

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