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9 Foods That Help Fight Breast Cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an observance that is particularly significant for African-American women, who have a lower risk than white women of getting breast cancer but a higher risk of dying from it. I know this to be true all too well since I lost my mother to the disease in 2013. Prevention awareness is important to me, so check out what foods I include in my diet to help fight breast cancer in my life. Real quick note… READ MORE

What You Eat Before & After A Workout Is Just As Important As The Workout Itself

“How can I lose 10 lbs in five days?” That’s the number one question I get asked as a pro FitGirl. And the second question I am always asked is, “What should I eat before and after I work out?” Well since the first question is totally against my RAD girl beliefs, I am glad to answer the latter. Many people drastically overestimate how much they “deserve” to eat post sweat and even more folks have no idea what grub they… READ MORE

4 Healthy Recipes That Will Give You a Guilt-Free Holiday

Bring on the fireworks and fun times with family and friends! The Fourth of July is almost here, and everyone’s favorite summer holiday wouldn’t be complete without a barbecue. Fresh, flavorful and, best of all, health conscious, these recipes are fit for the Fourth of July. So fire up the grill and be sure to invite this flavorful, guilt-free cocktail, side dishes and dessert to your holiday bash. From Tea Time to Happy Hour: Owl’s Brew Berry Mint-arita Everyone knows I’m… READ MORE

From Tea Time To Happy Hour: Owl’s Brew Cocktails

  Everyone knows I am part time Fit Girl part time Party Girl! I'm always looking for light ways to sip after I tricep dip, so when I came across Owl's Brew, fresh-brewed and ready-to-pour tea crafted for cocktails, I had to share. So get ready to turn those winter tea time dates to bonafide springtime happy hours! Made with just tea, water and agave, Owl’s Brew comes in three flavors (The Classic, Pink & Black, Coco-Lada)...and guess what? I made a RAD cocktail with each of them. At… READ MORE

Junk Food Options That Won’t Give You Extra Junk In The Trunk

If junk food is your jump off, but you're trying to stay lean and clean, then you are going to love this RADicals. Even if you are on team #EatCleanTrainDirty it can be hard to eat clean all the time. So if pizza calls your name every Friday night and soda is your favorite way to hydrate, then get ready to be a "healthy junkie" after learning these RAD swaps. 1. Pass The Pizza I ain't gonna lie, while I'm a pro FitGirl… READ MORE

5 Easy Tips To Make Over Your Fridge (And Have Fun While Doing It)

So you broke up with Seamless and have vowed to make your own meals more often -- awesome! Just because you’re all about the "'kale yeah' I’m eating healthy now life," the problem comes if you don’t pay attention to how you store your new grub. Simply put, if you aren't careful you may be booty-calling your boy Seamless once again come spring. So RADicals, I wanted to share these five tips on how to make over your fridge, and… READ MORE

Valentine’s Day Treats: Eat Chocolate And Be Fit

Chocolate lover or not - having some of the world's finest treat on Valentine's Day is kind of a given. But here's the deal - this year you can have not one, not two, but three chocolatey treats without feeling like you're cheating. I hunted down some healthy products and recipes that had me literally scanning the nutrition facts several times. Because let's be honest - if it doesn't taste good I much rather eat the real deal now and then figure… READ MORE

Ring In The New Year Sans Guilt : LaCroix Cocktails

Happy new year! Just in case you wanted to get a jump start on your healthy new year's resolution - I thought I would share some low cal high flavor cocktails and mocktails with you. My friends over at LaCroix have whipped up 60+ recipes to help us ring in the new year sans guilt and I even made one RAD signature cocktail of my own. Check out my recipe below and visit the LaCroix site for even more RAD… READ MORE

The Truth About Juice Cleanses: 4 Things You Should Know Before You Label This A Diet

Momma always said eat your fruits and vegetables, but nowadays more and more people seem to be drinking them. Juicing is great as a supplement to healthy eating RADicals, but if you’re thinking about taking on juicing as a cleanse, stop because there are a few things you should know first. 1. When Green Is Mean First off, green juice is great and a super healthy way to get your daily veggie allowance in via a straw. However ,the problem is that many green… READ MORE

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