45+ Best Healthy Smoothie Recipes

I am on a smoothie kick, especially after bringing you my Top 10 Health Boosting Smoothie Add Ins last week, BUT…..truth be told I get pretty bored with my smoothies.  I tend to fall in a rut and make the same combos over and over…and over. I’ve been thinking, if I need some #smoothieinspo, chances are you do too.  Fun fact: Bloggers are the nicest people in the world. So I reach out to some of my favorite blogger friends and asked for their favorite recipes.  I was honestly overwhelmed at their kindness and support when I asked. Without delay, and in no particular order, here is a MEGA dose of #smoothieinspo with 45+ Best Healthy Smoothie Recipes Continue reading “45+ Best Healthy Smoothie Recipes”

Top Ten Health Boosting Smoothie Add Ins

Superfoods seem to be all the rage.  They seem to be in every recipe on Pinterest  (are we friend over there? Let’s be!) It seems like there’s a new superfood product on the shelf every time I shop. But, what exactly are superfoods? There is no scientific definition of a superfood but the term usually refers to foods containing high levels of vitamins and minerals that offer many health benefits such as boosting your immune system and natural weight-loss. By consuming these superfoods on a regular basis, you are feeding your body large doses of antioxidants, polyphenols, fiber, probiotics, and high levels of omega 3 fatty acids. Superfoods also contain few calories, are low in sugar and have lots of soluble fiber and health-boosting phyto-chemicals. It can be hard to sort out which may be the best to incorporate. Here are my Top Ten Health Boosting Smoothie Add Ins… Continue reading “Top Ten Health Boosting Smoothie Add Ins”

Chocolate Beauty, Desserts and Drinks You’ll Love for Valentine’s Day!

It’s that time of year again~ Valentine’s Day. Some love it, some dread it. For me, the perfect V day is a day at home complete with pampering.  Continue reading “Chocolate Beauty, Desserts and Drinks You’ll Love for Valentine’s Day!”

Raw Almond Butter Cups (gluten, soy, dairy, and sugar free)

This is a healthy treat you can have around all week and not feel guilty about. It also takes about 5 minutes to prep which I love!

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Bulletproof Coffee Cubes Recipe

Summer calls for many things cool and iced, often including coffee. But if you’re anything like me, you don’t want to have the jitters or anxiety that can come from coffee. That said, I set out to create a refreshing (and delicious) iced coffee that will keep you feeling energetic as well as jittery and coffee crash free.  Read on for the Bulletproof Coffee Cubes Recipe… Continue reading “Bulletproof Coffee Cubes Recipe”

Chocolate Superfood Smoothie Recipe

Sometimes chocolate is just necessary. And as the healthy guy or gal you are, you know we love chocolate (cacao) at RNL. First domesticated by the Mayans over 2,000 years ago, the word cacao means “Food of the Gods,”  and surely the “Food of the Gods” comes with zero guilt, just like this Chocolate Superfood Smoothie recipe, which is the perfect afternoon pick me up.  Continue reading “Chocolate Superfood Smoothie Recipe”

25 Small Food Swaps to Make You Healthier Instantly

At RNL we love healthy food swaps, or as we call it upgrading. This is where you simply upgrade your favorite foods to the healthiest versions so you can always enjoy without the guilt. Here are several of our favorite small food swaps to make you healthier instantly. Continue reading “25 Small Food Swaps to Make You Healthier Instantly”

I’m SO over food-shaming

All week the concept of food shaming has been at the front of my mind. I’m here to say it’s time to kick the guilt and judgement placed around food to the curb- for good!  Continue reading “I’m SO over food-shaming”

Healthy Homemade Hot Chocolate

This time of year as the weather cools and the holidays are among us call for hot cocoa. And no, I don’t mean those little instant packets! I mean rich, creamy, chocolatey hot chocolate. And in little more time than those yucky packets taste. This traditional comfort drink is made nutrient rich and is perfect for snacking and boosting the metabolism!  Continue reading “Healthy Homemade Hot Chocolate”

The End of Bad Gluten Free Brownies

I love brownies. But I don’t always love gluten free brownies. That said, my family and friends taste tested a lot of brownies until we got this one right. Below is the winner. We love this recipe because it’s protein rich, with healthy fats so they make a nice snack, not just sugar laden dessert. The raw cacao also gives that perfect rich chocolatey flavor necessary for the perfect brownie. Enjoy!  Continue reading “The End of Bad Gluten Free Brownies”