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Red Carpet to Reinvention: Celebrity Chef Julie Anne Rhodes [7 Days to Amazing Podcast]

The Red Carpet to Reinvention: Celebrity Chef Julie Anne Rhodes talks about her life from supermodel, to pop star wife, to successful entrepreneur with all the razzle-dazzle and bumps in between. My friend Julie Anne Rhodes has had the kind of enviable life that so many dream about but her family first beliefs and entrepreneurial journey are what shapes her success. If you ever wondered what it's really like to have the celebrity chef lifestyle, be a glamorous supermodel, be married [...]

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Easy Thanksgiving Holiday Recipes… because who wants to waste time in the kitchen?!

Whats’ cooking at my house! Smells so good that I thought I’d share my Thanksgiving recipes with you  with some behind-the-scenes photos while I’m cooking!   For me, style is a lot like cooking.  You start with the best ingredients and the rest is easy. That’s a main premise in the C’est Chic Crash Course– it’s not about being precise, it’s about having the know-how to instinctively get it together.  I’m not a fan of the typical turkey dinner with lot’s [...]

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My Matcha Green Tea Chia Pudding Recipe

Food! Yup, we’re talking about yumminess today.  Ok, so what does this have to do with style? A lot. Style is where you find inspiration. Even if it’s what you eat the first thing in the morning. Or, think about serving as a treat– a topping of chocolate shavings and mint leaves anyone? It’s the little goodies that make the big picture that much easier. I have so many exciting and focus driven things on my plate (yes, the pun was [...]

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The French Chic Diet: How to be slim, chic and savvy with Tonya Leigh

Oh la la, you missed the French  chic diet call. Don’t fret.  If you’re on my insider list you’ll know what future events are scheduled, all the latest style tips to make the most of what you’ve got. AND receive your free copy of “Passport to French Chic” as my gift to you. Click to join me.   If you’re like me, you often wonder how Parisian women stay so slim. As much as I love the easy élan of French [...]

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Want a diet for healthy skin? Here’s how to Eat Your Way to Gorgeous

Eating Your Way to Gorgeous- Sue Ann Gleason

You know that I’m ALL about  getting your gorgeous on and making the most of what you’ve got. So when I heard about  a way to “EAT Your Way to Gorgeous,” as a diet for healthy skin + to illuminate beauty, I had to find out more. And, I’m totally on board. I caught up with culinary nutritionist & radiant life expert Sue Ann Gleason, the creator of  the “Eat Your Way to Gorgeous” event to share her insights on how what you [...]

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EMERIL’S TABLE- HOLIDAY COOKING FOR A CROWD, Watch our episode, get the recipes

On the set of Emeril's Table

Don’t Miss: “Emeril’s Table” Holiday Cooking for a Crowd episode airing December 9th at 11:00am ET/10:00am C on the Hallmark Channel. Why: I’m on it along with my family and friends. I’ve always felt that style is a lot like cooking. If you don’t start out with the right ingredients (wardrobe), no matter how you try to doctor it up (accessories too) , the results can be less than tasty.  Less is more when it is well-planned and of fantastic quality. My husband [...]

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French Dining Glossary- Is it a Brasserie, Bistro, Café, or Salon de Thé… definitions s’il vous plaît

Brasserie

Whether in Paris or stateside, sometimes the name of French restaurant is more than simply, "restaurant."  In a country where food is supreme, Richard Nahem provides the what's up on the types of French restaurants. –S.H. I was asked to explain the different distinctions of French eating establishments by a client last month, and I thought it would make an informative blog post. Below are four categories: Brasserie, bistro, café, and salon de thé.  
Brasserie 

 A brasserie is a restaurant that [...]

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Dr. Frank Lipman: The right foods that bring out the best in your genes

Dr. Frank Lipman shares how the right food can bring out the best in your genes for a healthier life.There are multiple factors in your diet, environment and lifestyle that affect your genes and how you age. Many of these are within your control. Of all the factors, diet is the easiest to control and probably the most important determinant of how our genes are expressed. [...]

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Tinko’s Takes: Luxurious Food Presentations

Almost too gorgeous to eat...When it comes to home entertaining, the food presentation should be as beautiful to look at as delicious to savor. On a shoot for Nathalie Findlay Lifestyling, a lifestyle consultant service based in Paris, Tinko shares his photographs of a sumptuous gourmet display that will surely brighten any table and add elegance to every special occasion. [...]

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