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”
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?”
Travel back in time with me would you? I’m thinking the 2000’s. I remember this as the time when diet coke, splenda, and chalky protein bars and powders all became cool. I remember intuitively all of these “fake foods” felt wrong but I wanted to be skinny, sexy and cool so I ate them anyway. No wonder my parents had to use the jump off a bridge saying so often! So today’s topic is protein powder. Keep reading to learn the good, bad and ugly…. Continue reading “Protein Powder: The Good, Bad and Ugly”
Everyone knows that this time of the year is full of sugar, spice and everything nice, sprinkled with the sniffles or cold and flu. This time of the year it’s likely anyone reading this knows someone who is sick or has already come down with a cold themselves. Here’s where my favorite fun immunity booster, Kung Fu Tonic comes in. Continue reading “My Favorite Fun Immunity Remedy”
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”