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Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

Gloria Reuben Interview

Actress Gloria Reuben stops by Home & Family to talk about her new show “Mr. Robot” which airs on the USA network. She talks about how her character plays a therapist who goes into the mind of a young hacker. Aside from television, Gloria also has done musical performances, and sang on Tina Turner’s tour in 2000. Gloria even performs a song from her new album, “Penchant to Dream,” which is available now.
Don't miss the series premiere of "Mr. Robot," Tonight, 10/9c on USA


Cuban Reuben

The owner of Greenspan’s Grilled Cheese, Chef Eric Greenspan is in the kitchen making the perfect combination of his favorite sandwiches! Eric says the pork should be prepared in a pressure cooker, mixed with orange juice, garlic and mustard. He even prepares his own kraut. The dish is a huge hit with the tasters.

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Get more from Chef Eric Greenspan at GreenspansGrilledCheese.com


The History of Sneakers

Debbie Matenopoulos talks about the history of sneakers, which are known by different names in other countries. She points out that that the sneaker fashion started taking off in the 1970’s and today, Converse All-Stars remain the best selling basketball shoes of all time. Debbie later brings out some various fashions of sneakers that are available today.

Check out the latest sneaker fashions at Bloomingdales.com

Follow Debbie on Twitter @IAmDebbieM


Jeannie Mai Interview

Style expert and TV host on “The Real,” Jeannie Mai sits down with Mark and Cristina to talk about her style. Jeannie’s talent for fashion is all self-taught and she first got her big break when she started doing Alicia Keys’ makeup and would offer up styling tips. Jeannie’s go-to fashion tip is to own a variety of belts. Jeannie is staying busy hosting a TV design competition show “Steampunk’d” on GSN. She has also teamed up with Self Magazine and Biogen to show women with MS how to be comfortable and stylish all at once.

Check out more from Jeannie at TheJeannieMai.com

Get more information about Jeannie's work with Self Magazine at Self.com/ReimagineMyself


Fun Museum Programs

Mark and Cristina talk about all the fun museum programs that are available for kids this summer. They are joined by senior paleontologist preparator Doug Goodreau from the LA Natural History Museum and “Dakota,” a young lifelike Triceratops dinosaur. Kids can learn about the history of dinosaurs while taking the tour. They are later joined by “Hunter,” the lifelike Tyrannosaurus Rex. Mark and Cristina also find out more about the puppeteers who perform inside the dinosaur costumes.

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Buttermilk Buckwheat Pancakes with Benefiber

Cristina is in the kitchen making one of her favorite dishes, pancakes! But, she clarifies that these pancakes are healthy ones because they include Benefiber, a 100% natural fiber, which also fills you up and reduces your cravings. Debbie points out that the pancakes are light and fluffy, despite the absence of white flour in the recipe. Cristina says the batter doesn’t need to be smooth and if you over mix the batter, it can appear too flat to serve. Cristina also recommends serving the pancakes with fresh fruit for extra antioxidants!

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Keeping Your Eyes Healthy

Sophie Uliano and Kym Douglas team up to help you strengthen your eyes. Aging of the eyes usually start showing up between 40-50 years. Kym suggests pinhole glasses to help improve your vision, but also advises to not wear them while driving. Sophie suggests dark green vegetables, goji berries, blueberries, salmon and flax seeds to help strengthen your eye health.

Get more from Kym at KymDouglas.com and Sophie at SophieUliano.com


Summer Haircare and Style

Celebrity hairstylist Billy Lowe talks about the latest summertime trend in hair, Beachy Waves. Billy calls the look sexy and less structured. Kym comments that she loves the bigger hair. Billy points out that sunflower extract is a great UV defender for hair and he also recommends a sea salt spray to emphasize that beach look. Remember to wash your hair after swimming and to always protect your scalp with special sunscreen as well.

Follow Billy on Twitter @BillyLowe


DIY Board Game Rug

Daniel Kucan is back to show you how to create your own board game using a rug. This game is perfect for people looking to avoid the heat and play indoors, instead. He recommends using color plates as your game pieces for games like Tic Tac Toe.

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Check out more fun DIY projects at the Home & Family Pinterest Page

Get more from Daniel at MortiseTenon.com


Reducing Kitchen Food Health Risks

Dr. JJ is in the Home & Family kitchen talking about potential health risks. She points out that when juicing, never leave the pits of cherries, apricots or peaches in the blender because that can cause cyanide poisoning. Inhaling cinnamon can cause respiratory failure and she advises to not leave cinnamon in open containers. Ingesting large amounts of nutmeg can cause hallucinations and seizures. She also advises people to only consume pasteurized honey and to keep it from children under the age of one. Finally, she recommends keeping potatoes in cool dark places and to throw out sprouted or green potatoes.

Get more from Dr. JJ at Facebook.com/callingdoctorJJ