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”
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 judgment placed around food to the curb- for good! Continue reading “I’m SO Over Food Shaming”
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”
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 these tasty gluten-free brownies. Continue reading “The End of Bad Gluten-Free Brownies”
Do you ever have trouble winding down before bed? I firmly believe in a bedtime routine to help ensure adequate rest (and healing for our ill clients.) This is one thing that has helped myself and many of my clients unwind before bed so we get the rest we need. Oh and it tastes pretty darn good to- dessert in a cup anyone? Continue reading “Sleepy Time Drink”
Happy Thanksgiving week sweet friends! This is one of our family favorite recipes to have for a holiday morning, take to parties and have around for a quick bite when things get crazy (like when you want to skip breakfast Thanksgiving morning- keep that metabolism revved up and prevent the “binge” later.)
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The Holiday season is approaching faster than I can get these words on the page, and if you are anything like me, the holidays can mean added stress and added calories. We work hard all year and the short holiday season can sabotage much of our healthy efforts. Well, not this year my friend. I am here to offer some practical tips to lighten up that holiday load, while still enjoying all the festivities. Continue reading “How to Survive and Thrive this Holiday Season”
If you’re looking for a new way to spruce up your green smoothies and make your pumpkin spiced smoothies healthier with an extra dose of veggies and fiber, then combine the two and you have my delicious Pumpkin Spiced Green Smoothie. Not only is it a fun seasonal drink, but a great way to sneak in more vegetables.
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Monday is the first day of fall, which calls for celebration! Yes, it gets colder, which I admittedly hate, but it gets gorgeous and we get to eat yummy fall foods like pomegranates!! Keep reading for my all time favorite fall smoothie recipe.
Continue reading “Fall, Pomegranates & My Favorite Smoothie Recipe!!”