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Winter Salad with Pecans, Pears and Gorgonzola

358<p>6<p>I eat a salad almost every day. I grab a big bowl, make dressing in it, then toss in whatever ingredients I have on hand. It might be a …

Pumpkin Smoothie

HI Everyone,<p>How was your weekend? Mine was pretty good! However being that it is now Sunday, I am exhausted. I kind of had a lazy Sunday!! I planned …

How to Add CrossFit to Marathon Training

Here's how to work high-intensity strength training into your running plan without risking fatigue.<p>June is Marathon Month! I’ll be answering marathon training program questions all month long to help you get started on the right track this season.<p><i>How do you incorporate strength training in with a</i> …

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Blended Family Friday: Meet Ivy Lifton's Family

<i>As part of our Blended Family Friday series, each week we're spotlighting a different stepfamily to learn how they successfully blended their two families together. Our hope is that by telling their stories, we'll bring you closer to blended family bliss in your own life!</i><p>This week, blogger Ivy …

Kids And Divorce: How To Maintain A Sense Of Family With The Kids After Divorce

If you're a parent going through divorce, there's likely nothing more important to you at this time than making sure your kids know that things will eventually be OK.<p>One of the best ways to get that message across? Doing little things to establish a sense of family and normalcy for them while they …

Living With a Sense of Urgency

<b>Click here to read an original op-ed from the TED speaker who inspired this post and watch the TEDTalk below.</b><p>"Thinking about death will clarify your life." -- Candy Chang<p>It's true that in today's world it's frowned upon to think or talk about death... after all, it's such a morbid and negative …

Exhale, Lean Back, Recharge... Then You Can Do Anything!

EXHALE... ah, now again, EXHALE!<p>How often do you stop and just take that deep breath and exhale? It feels so good mentally, physically, spiritually. Try it now, try it in an hour, try it tomorrow. Take the time to breath.<p>We are consumed all day and night and gadgets don't make it any easier to …

The Tipping Point for Mindfulness

Mindfulness practices like meditation have been in existence for thousands of years, but only now are they reaching the tipping point in the Western world. Today's pace and stress are so great that people are searching for new practices to find resilience in the midst of chaos, and mindfulness …

Mind Gym : An Athlete's Guide to Inner Excellence

• <b>Author:</b> Gary Mack & David Casstevens<p>Drawing on his work with some of the top teams in professional sports, noted sport psychology consultant Gary Mack shares with you the same techniques and exercises he uses to help elite athletes build mental "muscle." These 40 accessible lessons and …

Hansons Marathon Method

• <b>Author:</b> Luke Humphrey<p>In <i>Hansons Marathon Method</i>, the coaches of the Hansons-Brooks Distance Project reveal the methods they’ve used to turn their runners into race winners, national champions, and Olympians. Hansons Marathon Method offers a radical overhaul of marathon training that promises to turn …

It Happened to Me: I'm Coming Out As Having Bipolar Disorder

Unbeknownst to him, Daniel Day-Lewis changed my life.<p>This year on Oscar night, as we watched the "Lincoln" actor take the stage to accept his golden statuette for Best Actor, my husband remarked that it must be really difficult for Lewis’ wife to live with such a genius.<p>“What the hell does that …

Yet Another Disabled Child Killed By Family

<i>Dear readers: An earlier version of this piece erroneously stated that Caylee Anthony had an unspecified disability. This information was incorrect, and I have only my faulty memory (and lack of fact checking!) to blame for allowing the post to go up with that error. My apologies to readers, my</i> …

I'm So Tired of Hearing About "Good Feminists" and "Bad Feminists"

Everything is a text, as my literary theory professor once said, and texts are for reading after all. And lately, in large part because we're constantly having these conversations here, I find myself applying a critical cultural analysis eye to the way mainstream feminism is eating itself.<p>There …

KEEP YOUR NOSE OUT OF MY FOOD: Why Do People Try to Make Me Eat What They Eat?

Weddings are usually a mixed bag for me.<p>I love getting dressed up and drinking wine and dancing. I love that wedding outings for me typically involve staying in a hotel, motel or inn (a place that someone else will clean). And I love the promise of an after-reception jaunt to the local bar or diner …

Recipe Of The Day: Ginger Dressing

We've got great news for you. You don't have to wait to go out for Asian cuisine to get your fill of your favorite ginger salad dressing. If you're anything like us, this pre-dinner salad often served at Asian restaurants is sometimes your favorite part of the meal. And now, you can eat it anytime …

Helpful Tips for Cooking Gluten-Free for New Cooks

01 of 05<p>Gluten-free cooking is all about learning how to substitute gluten-free grains and starches for wheat, barley, and rye, in all of their …

Cook the Book: 'Gluten-Free Girl Every Day'

When it comes to gluten-free cooking, I'm a total neophyte. Sure, I know my way around a pot of quinoa, but if you hand me a couple bags of xanthan gum and sweet rice flour, I'd be more likely to spill them on the floor than whip up a loaf of bread. Still, I've been eager to learn more about the …

Going Gluten Free: 24 Resources to Do It Right

“Gluten-free” may be the latest trend in healthy eating, but for many people eliminating gluten from their diets is more than a foodie fashion …

Snack attack? Gluten-free (and good-for-you) treats - TODAY.com

Today<p>Tasty Pistachio Chewy Bites are perfect for when you're on the go.<p>It has never been easier or tastier to follow a gluten-free diet. There are a ton of delicious products on the market and every time I come across a particularly good one, I email friends who go gluten-free to spread the word. …

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Food: Recipes, Cooking Tips, Celebrity Chef Ideas & Food News

TODAY viewers can get Joshua John Russell's lesson on making cake pops served in ice cream cones...<p>Learn to navigate the freezer section and find the …

Gluten-Free Pizza

Two classic Neapolitan pizzas reimagined for the gluten-intolerant<p>For a gluten-intolerant person working in the SAVEUR test kitchen, it's becoming a …

Gluten-free baking

Increasingly, people ask me for reliable gluten-free recipes that are relatively effortless, yet flexible enough to be adapted using different …

Date Ideas In LA For People On Diets: Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free & Vegan Restaurants (PHOTOS)

<i>This story comes courtesy of HowAboutWe.</i><p><b>By Jenny Platt</b><p>In a city full of actors and models, everyone’s in a permanent state of bikini-readiness. And even those that aren’t use a variety of ways to describe their living and eating habits: crunchy, sustainable, pescetarian, vegan, vegetarian, green. …

Rachael Ray, Gwyneth Paltrow Cook Gluten-Free, Vegan Muffins (VIDEO)

Somehow, we forgot that the release of <i>It's All Good</i> would involve a lengthy press tour for its author. To remind us, some Rachael Ray/Gwyneth Paltrow cooking show/product placement brainwashing took place on Ray's daytime show recently.<p>In the video above, Paltrow shares her vegan, gluten-free sweet …

Going Gluten-Free

Many parents of children with autism—and a growing number of others—say that banning bread and pasta changed their lives. Could it help your family?<p>Just a few years ago, most people had never even heard of gluten. Now, chatter about the protein that's found in wheat and other grains seems to be …

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6 Common Gluten-Free Myths

Separate fact from fiction to get the real story behind the gluten-free hype<p>With gluten-free delivery pizza, cookies, cakes, and even dog food on the …

Gluten-Free