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”

What are Fat Bombs and Why Should I Be Eating Them?

First of all, “Fat Bomb” just sounds like a dangerous (and disgusting) concoction to be avoided like the plague. If you’ve been reading for awhile, you may know I have a bit of an adoration for chocolate and healthy snacks. Enter Fat Bombs….What are these little candied goodies? They are small candy sized bites of healthy fat certain to keep you feeling great and looking gorgeous. Read on for why they may be the perfect snack for you! Continue reading “What are Fat Bombs and Why Should I Be Eating Them?”

The Pro’s and Con’s of Paleo

According to an online study by professor Hamilton M. Stapell, “Based on the limited data available, we estimate the current size of the ancestral health movement within the United States to be between one and three million people.” That is quite a few people jumping on the ancestral diet trend, and for good reason. Keep reading for the pro’s and con’s of Paleo Continue reading “The Pro’s and Con’s of Paleo”

How I got Pregnant the First Time I Tried (at age 36!)

Chances are you’re reading this, rolling your eyes and maybe even thinking “great someone else is pregnant.” My goal in writing this piece is not about bragging or making anyone feel bad about their personal journey to motherhood, but to share the things that worked for me and helped me get pregnant right away. It’s my hope that it will help you too. That said I hope you’ll keep reading and learn how I got pregnant the first time I tried. Continue reading “How I got Pregnant the First Time I Tried (at age 36!)”

Healthy Thanksgiving Makeover

Happy Thanksgiving friends! I’m excited to be writing from beautiful New York City this week. I am not cooking or doing the traditional holiday gathering this year, but I know so many of you are, which is why I had to bring you my favorite Thanksgiving recipe upgrades.  Continue reading “Healthy Thanksgiving Makeover”

RNL Cleanse

The body is a sacred temple, the house of your spirit and life energy. If our physical body not up to speed, we’re more likely to be tired, holding onto extra weight and not be living to our full potential. Daily life can feel like a chore because we just don’t feel good and because our body systems are full of junk or blocked. Just as we take our cars into the shop to clean the engine and get a tune-up, so do our bodies need to be cleansed and tuned-up. Continue reading “RNL Cleanse”

How to Debloat and Hydrate for Summer

If you’ve been following #RNL for any amount of time, you know we love our mornin lemon water. But let’s be honest, lemon water can get a little boring. If you’re looking for a break but want to continue a healthy alkalizing, hydrating method in the morning, this pre-breakfast, pre-workout 3 ingredient drink is just what you need to beat the bloat, get a jump on your daily fiber and get a daily dose of omega-3’s. Read on for how to debloat and hydrate for summer. Continue reading “How to Debloat and Hydrate for Summer”