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LA AZUL…FOR HOURS…

A week in Mendoza just flew by … although South America is heading into Fall, we lucked out and had sunny weather the entire time! The colors of these vines against an incredibly blue sky was just breathtaking. THEIR STORY … Our Winery is just a small place at the feet of Cordón del Plata,…

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ARGENOLOGY

Somos Asado was our very first (in a daily series….just saying) wine pairing in Buenos Aires coordinated by our host and Alejandro Audisio. Somos Asado is a 100% traditional Buenos Aires Bodegon. A Bodegon is what the locals call an informal restaurant where the focus in on food and service, not luxury and fancy menus….

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SANTA TERESA

We had such a great time in Rio! The people are warm and generous (even when I did the whole “charades” thing…) and the food soooo good. There are so many things to do and we had about 5 hours before I actually had to buckle-down and get to work…so, we hired a driver and…

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YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT!

I have always felt that the types of foods we eat help determine who and what we are….I came across this article in The Daily Grind and thought that I would share it with you. It relates obesity with brain function. WHAT YOU EAT MATTERS New study links obesity with decreased brain function. A study…

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5 SURE WAYS TO CURB YOUR HUNGER…

Excerpted from J Michaels Maintaining your weight is a matter of burning more calories than you’re taking in. But when your stomach is making hideous noises and you’re surrounded by trashy, fattening foods (Hello, donut shop on your way to work. Hey there, chocolate-chip cookies in the office kitchen. Hola, junk food vending machine inside…

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5 WAYS TO BETTER EATING WITHOUT COUNTING CALORIES!

When it comes to losing weight or reducing body fat, it’s generally accepted that one has to eat fewer calories than he or she burns each day. However, these diets often fail because the rigidity that characterizes these diets can make people feel deprived of their favorite foods or excluded from social events. Other diets…

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5 MINUTE SUPER HEALTHY DRESSING

It appears I’m really into quick, super healthy foods this week. So……here is yet another 4 ingredient Dressing recipe. It’s creator, Sally Shimko of MySexyVeggies is a living example of the “healthy glow” in Miami. I’ve tried this out on Missy K and pals and have seen the “thumbs up” every.single.time. The 5️⃣ minute Ginger…

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THE BUBBLE CURE …

My first sip of this magical potion came in 1967. I was 12 and our family was having dinner at a favorite restaurant ( spot on repeat with my tribe weekly until Jean-Jacque finally closed in the 80’s). My dad LOVED, LOVED, LOVED “magic bubble water” and that is exactly how I referred to it…

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10 REASONS TO EAT REAL FOOD

Real food is whole, single-ingredient food. Easy, right? It is mostly unprocessed, free of chemical additives and rich in nutrients. No labels to read. No ingredients to try to pronounce or attempt to say! In essence, it’s the type of food human beings ate exclusively for thousands of years. Think caveman……or, cavewoman. However, ever since…

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THIS “INULIN” THING.

I am always just a tad late on the hottest, newest eating trends…however, I got in on this one just before it exploded! If you’ve done any reading at all on gut health, then you may have heard of inulin. Inulin is a fiber that has been linked to several health benefits, and is added…

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