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”
I love chocolate and coffee, in no particular order. I found after my son was born coffee was just necessary. I wanted to be sure if I was ‘indulging’ in coffee, it would not be depleting my system. If traditional coffee isn’t for you, don’t fret, this healthy super food mocha recipe includes a caffeine free option. Continue reading “Healthy Super Food Mocha Recipe”
Nursing is a nutrient intensive job and one most of us don’t take lightly. How to supplement for nursing can be confusing at best! Since my baby was born it’s one of the most frequent questions I am asked, so I wanted to share whats working for me. Continue reading “How to Supplement for Nursing: What I am Taking”
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!)”
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”
Avoiding dairy but miss butter?
Here are 10 reasons to <3 ghee
Summer calls for quick and cool breakfasts that also nourish the body, while keeping us slim and trim. This Flat Belly Smoothie will do just that! Continue reading “Flat Belly Smoothie”
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”
Summer is just around the corner and everyone wants a bikini body. RNL is here to help you get there with the Bikini Body by Summer program. I realized you all have a lot of questions so that’s what today’s blog is ALL about! Continue reading “Bikini Body by Summer 101”
As promised, this week RNL brings you the tight tummy workout and our very special announcement.
Summertime will be here before you know it! Kick start your firm abs with this heart pumping, tight tummy workout. This ab circuit keeps your heart rate up to help burn fat while focusing on abdominal strength movements. You will be rocking that two piece bikini and crop top in no time! Continue reading “Tight Tummy Thursday Part II”