I have a love/hate relationship with sugar! I love how it tastes, but hate that it is so harmful to my health.
I had been making healthy lifestyle adjustments for a couple of years before I was really able to give sugar the boot! Sugar was the hardest thing for me to stop consuming in my new healthy lifestyle. I already knew that it was making me tired and triggered my migraines, but for some reason, I couldn’t stop craving it! It was so frustrating. Can you relate? Continue reading “The 4 Best Tips to Beat Your Sugar Cravings for Good!”
Most of us have a budget, particularly for groceries. I find in order to stay anywhere close to budget, I have to shop around. There may be a small percentage of you that enjoys that, but if you’re anything like me, you just don’t have that kind of time. When my baby was born last year I knew I had to trim some expenses and research How to Save Money on Healthy Foods. I did a shop comparison, and I figured I would share my findings with YOU since you need to know where to find the deals too! Continue reading “How to Save Money on Healthy Foods: Price Comparison”
Snacks have always been a challenge for me. Especially this week when we were moving and I was short on both time and creativity. One of my favorite healthy gal pals posted this healthy goji berry brownie ball recipe on Instagram and was also kind enough to share it. It’s the perfect recipe for on the go, filling, it contains chocolate and is super easy to make! Continue reading “Goji Berry Brownie Ball Recipe”
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 into 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 reached out to some of my favorite blogger friends and asked for their favorite recipes. I was honestly overwhelmed by 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”
Superfoods seem to be all the rage. They seem to be in every recipe on Pinterest. (Are we friends 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 phytochemicals. 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”
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!”
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!
Continue reading “Raw Almond Butter Cups (Gluten, Soy, Dairy, and Sugar-Free)”
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”
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”
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”