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Best Healthy Frozen Treats for the Summer!

Best Healthy Frozen Treats for the Summer!

The summer is starting to heat up, and you know what that means...time for some delicious and refreshing summer snacks! While it’s easy to fall into the habit of waiting for the ice cream man or grabbing an ice pop from the freezer, here are some healthier alternatives we suggest. Homemade ice pops. There are dozens of ways to make an easy and healthy ice popsicle that you and your kids will both love! You can find some recipes we love here! “Nice” Cream. If you’re looking for a healthy treat that tastes like ice cream, we have the recipe...

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Healthy Dishes to Order at Brunch

Healthy Dishes to Order at Brunch

Weekends in the summer call for one thing...bottomless brunch with your girlfriends! Not to worry—even though you’ve committed to following a healthy and balanced diet doesn’t mean you have to miss out on your favorite social events. Here are some delicious and common brunch staples that will keep you on track with your nutrition goals! Avocado toast. You can’t be a true brunch fan without trying avocado toast. And the good news is, it can be totally nutritious too! Check to see if it’s made with a whole-grain ezekiel bread (or if you can request it!), and you’re in even...

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Are Smoothies Actually Kid-Friendly?

Are Smoothies Actually Kid-Friendly?

Figuring out how to make sure your child is getting enough nutrients is one of the biggest #parenthoodstruggles there is, especially when you have a picky eater on your hands! Smoothies have become a go-to option for kids—not only are they quick and easy to make, they are also tasty enough for even the pickiest eater to enjoy! But there are a few guidelines to follow in order to make sure the smoothies you’re giving your children are actually good for them.  Avoid added sugars. The number one concern about smoothies are their sugar content. Make sure you are only...

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How to Build Your Dream Smoothie Bowl

How to Build Your Dream Smoothie Bowl

The summertime heat is here, and that means we’re only craving one thing for breakfast—smoothie bowls, of course! Whether you like yours simple or dolled up, we have the key to building the perfect smoothie bowl every single day. Be sure to show us how you make yours by tagging @readytothrivebrand on Instagram! Blend the perfect base. All you need for this is a Ready to Thrive! smoothie cup and your favorite liquid. Feeling fruity? Try coconut water to get the most out of the fruit flavors in your smoothie. Want to make the toppings pop? Go for something like...

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