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Freedom of Choice by Elizabeth…

You have a right to eat a burger! We celebrate Independence Day to commemorate the signing of the Declaration of Independence in 1776, which sought to give the American colonies freedom from Great Britain. I love the U.S. and Great Britain, and I love the freedoms we have to live our lives as we see […]

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Freedom of Choice by Elizabeth…

You have a right to eat a burger! We celebrate Independence Day to commemorate the signing of the Declaration of Independence in 1776, which sought to give the American colonies freedom from Great Britain. I love the U.S. and Great Britain, and I love the freedoms we have to live our lives … [Read More...]

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The Belly Button Fruit…

"The Belly Button Fruit" Sometimes you can tell which body part is helped by a particular food, just by looking at it.   Notice how a "NAVEL" orange has a "belly button" or "navel" of it's own.   You get nearly 100% of your Daily Requirement for vitamin C from EACH orange.   Vitamin … [Read More...]

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SUPER SLAW for Weight Loss!…

Eat MORE Slaw to Lose MORE Weight! You think of it simply as summer fare, reserved for picnics, laden with Mayo, and putting you at risk for food borne illnesses, because we hear that Mayo + Heat = proliferation of bacteria. However, I’d like to change your views on SLAW. From my standpoint, … [Read More...]

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I Want Muscles…

(Originally published in the Santa Monica Daily Press newspaper pg. 6) I want muscles. That’s what Diana Ross sang about in her song “Muscles,” written in 1982. But her song was about getting a man with muscles; it wasn’t about her wanting muscles of her own. When I say, “I want muscles.” I want … [Read More...]

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EAT the WHOLE EGG!!!…by…

EGGs Rule! It’s incredible. It’s edible. It’s an egg, although many people think it’s a no-no. The egg is in fact a yes-yes, even a “must-have” for people following a vegetarian diet. For vegetarians willing to incorporate eggs into their eating repertoire, they can easily meet their needs … [Read More...]

Nutrition for Volleyball…

Beach Volleyball Anyone? (Originally published in the Santa Monica Daily Press newspaper pg. 6 & in the American Volleyball Coaches Association publication pg. 27) During a recent visit to PA, my home state, I told a friend that I was living in Santa Monica. Her response was, “Wow! That’s … [Read More...]

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STYROFOAM (yucky for the…

My BFF Kara, gave me this lovely LEOPARD print jewelry box during one of my many luxuriously restful visits. Since I live AT the BEACH, I prefer to spend my "vacation" visiting friends & family back east.  Kara's guest room, in the quaint, historic town of Frederick, Maryland, … [Read More...]

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SHOES + Whole Foods = Perfect…

The two things I Love: Shoes & Whole Foods. These are honestly the two things on which I love to spent my money; haute couture foot ware & haute cuisine. But in either case, I RARELY pay RETAIL. I find the most amazing deals on foot ware on eBay, especially through an eBay store called … [Read More...]

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Aphrodisiacs by Elizabeth Brown,…

One seductive salad (originally published in the Santa Monica Daily Press Newspaper 2008) The Kiss. It is my favorite painting. It is my favorite experience. The most important one is that first kiss. It can make or break a relationship. You either feel it or you don’t. Kissing is one way to … [Read More...]

On The Way To A Dream…

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Black Bean Brownies: FOX News…

Beans: the often overlooked “Super-Food” BEANS are THE highest fiber food in our “whole food” repertoire (natural and not man-made like Fiber one bars). They are high in protein, 16g per cup. They are a very, very slowly digested source of energy yielding carbohydrates; perfect for people … [Read More...]

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The Kitchen Vixen Interview on Talk…

Interview on www.WalkJogRun.net TalkJogRun by WalkJogRun :  Interview with The Kitchen Vixen, WalkJogRun’s recipe blogger Caitlin Seick: TalkJogRun Host Intro—Welcome to TalkJogRun! My name is Caitlin of WalkJogRun.net.  Today we’re here with Elizabeth Brown, the one and only, Kitchen … [Read More...]

Lose 10 pounds for $10 and all the…

I bought a rainbow at the 99 cent store… I know I've touted this 99 cent store on many occasions but I just had to do it again. I am just so grateful for such a place. No matter what happens in life, you always have to take care of yourself to the best of your abilities, and being able to stock a … [Read More...]