Smoothie Power, Part 3

Three green smoothies in mason jars, shown from above on ivy covered red tile

We’ve discussed protein, and fiber and now we’re going to discuss fat. These three components are critically important in each meal but especially important for your first meal (I’m suggesting you keep it a liquid meal for quick absorption and easy digestability). Like I said, each of these three components plays crucial and important roles […]

Smoothie Power, Part 2

Yellow smoothie with striped straw in a clear glass on a grey wooden serving tray

In my first Smoothie Power blog post (which you can read here) I shared with you the wisdom behind breaking your fast with a liquid meal (AKA a smoothie). In Part 1, I dug into the fiber component of our powerhouse smoothies–it’s a favorite of mine because I’ve enjoyed the benefits of FiberMender for a […]

Smoothie Power

Green vegetables and lemons sliced and laid artistically on a green background

One of the biggest needle movers when it comes to bumping up your nutrition, weight loss and just plain feeling great is starting your day off with a smoothie. I’ve been a fan for years–and raised my children on smoothies, too. However it is you break your fast–whether it’s early in the morning, or later […]

Super Food Matcha Smoothie

A delicious (and conveniently green – a small nod to St. Patty’s) super food smoothie! This is a great smoothie for meal substitution (lots of protein and fiber and collagen), AND a great introduction to matcha if it’s something you’re on the fence about or don’t always enjoy!

Ask Leanne: How to Make a Protein Packed Breakfast WITHOUT Protein Powder

Protein Packed Breakfast Without Protein Powder

In my inbox today was a question from a gal who is trying our new Re-Boot Camp! She had a question regarding having a smoothie every day— Dear Leanne, I just signed up for the Re-Boot Camp.  I did not realize that breakfast would be a smoothie and the recipe contains your protein powder, etc….  […]

Are you getting enough protein?

It probably comes as no surprise that protein is an essential nutrient. Proteins are required for giving strength and structure to your body’s tissues and cells. We need protein to control biochemical reactions and to help the immune system run smoothly. Protein regulates the body’s metabolism, and they are also responsible for the regulation of […]

Leanne’s Favorite Gluten-Free Snacks

One of the questions that I get asked all the time is, “Hey, Leanne, can you help me out with some gluten-free snacks?” I love a gluten-free snack just like anyone else and my favorite go-to’s of course are apples and oranges or tangerines because you can throw them in your purse.  But also, I […]