3 Simple Things I Do to Avoid the Holiday Binge-then-Feel-Remorseful Curse

3 Simple Things I Do to Avoid the Holiday Binge-then-Feel-Remorseful Curse

November and December...are, for even the best and most nutritionally holy of us, a veritable minefield of scrumptious sweets, fat-ladened dishes, and spirits of all kinds.  They are designed (I'm convinced) to make us weak, break us down, and then fill us up with sugar, trans fat, and a whole heaping helping of remorse...Just take a look at the below three holiday-routine adjustments I commit to every year, and do your best to add them to yours.

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Double Chocolate Cookies with Holiday Spiced Pecans Recipe PLUS Enter Our December Giveaway!

Double Chocolate Cookies with Holiday Spiced Pecans Recipe PLUS Enter Our December Giveaway!

So what's a gluten free girl who really wants gooey chocolate cookies to do!? ...I was thrilled when Pamela's Products reached out to me and said they were doing a "12 Days of Gluten Free Cookies" campaign, and they wanted me to participate as a blogger...I am giving away a set of delicious Pamela's Products, baking supplies...to a lucky Radiant Reader!

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How to Use Superfoods to Up Your Nutrient Intake and Fight Disease

How to Use Superfoods to Up Your Nutrient Intake and Fight Disease

So I'll skip right to the good stuff.  Below is a short list of some of the superfoods I incorporate into my diet.  This is by no means an exhaustive list of superfoods! But I wanted to share just a few of my favorites, and let you know why they are so...well, super!

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What I Did to Get "Wedding-Dress Ready", and Why It Didn't Include Extreme Diets or Fasting

What I Did to Get "Wedding-Dress Ready", and Why It Didn't Include Extreme Diets or Fasting

There are so many expectations that surround a wedding day in this day in age: built on years and years of tradition, a long list of proper etiquette, should-dos and should-not-dos.  One of these engrained expectations... is that the bride should be at her most beautiful on her wedding day.  The skinniest and most radiant she's ever been. 

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Dirty Hands and Full Hearts: One Young Adventurer's Experience With WWOOFing (World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms)

Dirty fingernails and sore joints. These were things we were going to have to get used to during our time as farmers. It was new territory, all of it: the land, the physical labor, the people, even having the three of us together.  But, our excitement filled the gaps that our underlying doubt had created.  We were on an adventure. 

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Top 5 Realistic Tips for Actually Losing Weight on Your Summer Vacay: #3 Is a MUST-HAVE Technology for Traveling Healthy!

Top 5 Realistic Tips for Actually Losing Weight on Your Summer Vacay: #3 Is a MUST-HAVE Technology for Traveling Healthy!

While on vacation, most of us go out to eat for every meal, tend to imbibe a bit more, and maybe have that extra dessert.  For lunch.  I mean, that's the definition of "vacation", right?...But I have some sneaky, waist-whittling tips to share with you that I have used to vacation healthily for over 8 years.  Before I divulge my secrets, let me share with you my one major healthy traveling mentality that...

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