Author: Smart Lifebites

Smart Lifebites

Gravatar Image

Latest articles published by adminsbl

Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

If you’re looking for fast healthy recipes in the morning that will get you out the door in no time, look no further! Having smoothies for breakfast is a great way to get your dose of vitamins and minerals in for the morning. Ingredients 8-10 oz. soymilk or low-fat milk Medium banana 1 Tbsp. all-natural…

Our Favorite Snacks for Hiking

Whether you’re embarking on a short outdoorsy hike in your area or a lengthy excursion to challenge your muscles and endurance, bringing along the right snacks for hiking is crucial to ensure that you properly fuel your body. Pack foods that’ll deliver energy, essential vitamins, minerals and proteins. Read on to learn more about our…

Group Fitness Trends You Must Try

Gym clothes and shoes laid out. Check. Alarm clock set. Check. Water bottle in gym bag. Check. Alarm clock set. Check (again). Preparing yourself to workout can be a daunting task. You’ve never considered yourself an early bird, your favorite kind of health nut is one covered in chocolate, and the closest you’ve come to…

7 Dairy Free Snacks

If you or someone in your family has a milk or dairy-related allergy, you’ll want to find dairy-free snacks that are safe to eat, but still delicious. Read on for our list of effortless, dairy-free snacks that are satisfying, yummy, and easy to whip up in a pinch! Whole Wheat Crackers with Peanut Butter This…

7 Reasons Meditation Is for More Than Stress Relief

This ancient practice can do so much more for your mind and body. Unless you’ve been living on a desert island, you’ve heard that meditation can help reduce stress. And if a friend or family member hasn’t told you, “You really should try meditating,” you’ve certainly had headlines scream it at you. Mindfulness may make…

The Science of Dried Fruit

– By Angela Liu, CrispyGreen.com Most people have eaten dried fruit in one form or another. It’s probably safe to say that dried fruit has been part of the human diet for as long as humans have been around. Dried fruit is a good source of energy and nutrients, and typically, it lasts longer (has…

Why You Should Try Barre Workouts

You may have heard friends talk about ballet-inspired toning classes or heard about celebrities like Kelly Ripa using barre fitness classes to get long and lean, but were worried that they are too challenging or expensive to try. Luckily, that fretting was for naught—you can try barre from the comforts of home right now! The…

Reasons to Pack a Healthy Lunch

The back-to-school season is finally here, and it’s time to take that “big trip” to the local grocery store and stock up on lunchbox items for the kids. To help you get shopping, there’s a great deal of information on the internet about what to include in healthy school lunches for your children – just…

Activity: Fruits and Veggies Word Search

If you have a picky eater at home, you know how hard it is to get them to choose an apple versus a bag of potato chips! But, it’s still important to expose your children to fruits and veggies early on, so that they get all of the vitamins and minerals they need to grow…

Fast, Healthy Recipes for Every Time of Day

Between going to work or school and managing a household or studying for an exam, finding time to prepare nutritious meals can often feel close to impossible. Here are seven delicious recipes for breakfast, lunch and dinner that you can prepare in no time! Easy, Healthy Breakfast Recipes Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie If you’re looking…