- Review: Thank goodness for Real Food Bar 🙂
Thank goodness for Real Food Bar. Kaylee Pauley, founder of Lemons and Basil shares her review and how she incorporates the bars into her kids' lunches.
- The Challenges of Starting a Food Business & Launching in Austin, TX
Starting a food business can be hard. Sean and Anna Sullivan tell their story starting a plant based protein bar company in Austin, TX on the podcast, What's Brewing
- Healthy Fats for Energy Conversion
Saturated fats get a bad rap. In fact, healthy fats like coconut oil can quickly convert fat into energy. Other protein-rich ingredients in Real Food Bar include quinoa and sunflower lecithin which is an excellent
- Guest Post: To Dairy-Free or Not?
We're exploring the benefits of a dairy free diet and if it is right for everyone. You'll hear from Addie Abohosh, R.D. on the nutritional science behind going dairy free and things to consider when choosing dairy products.
- Wrapper Stories: Kahana Bay, Hawaii
Kahana Bay is an incredible short hike for beginners looking for amazing views of the bay and islands while being a short distance of
- What is Intermittent Fasting and How Does it Work?
What is Intermittent Fasting and How Does it Work? What Should You Consume Before and After a Fast? Is it Safe for Women to
- Healing AutoImmune Diseases through Plant-Based Diets
What is an Autoimmune Disease? Why is it more common in women? What foods should you avoid with an autoimmune disease and what is the autoimmune protocol
- Our Charitable Partners
We recently got a chance to give back to our local community by partnering with an anti-human trafficking organization called AWOL. AWOL stands for All Worth of Love. All Worthy of Love is a justice focused non-profit that reaches out to men and women enslaved by street-prostitution. They work in a three stranded cord; prevention, rescue,
- Our Favorite Wellness-Focused New Year’s Resolutions for 2019
Our favorite wellness resolutions for 2019 allow you to stick to your goals, easily eat proper nutrition and build on healthy habits that
- 7 Must-See Routes for Trail Running Around the World
Next time you're traveling, work in a run on these top 7 must see trail routes around the world.
- Upcoming Events!
Upcoming Events! We’ve partnered with Move Mountains Apparel on their first California hike! Join the crew as they take on Echo Mountain in Altadena, CA at 10am on January 13th! Dogs are welcome to join on a beautiful 4.9 mile hike. Sponsored by Real Food Bar and Move Mountains Outdoor Apparel. Register
- 15 Simple Ways to Eat More Plants!
15 simple ways to incorporate more plants into your diet through healthy meals and snack options.
- 5 Tips to Stay Healthy this Holiday Travel Season
Its the most wonderful time of the year. Unfortunately, it is also the busiest time of the year. Like most of us, you may be traveling by plane, train or automobile long distances this season to be with loved ones and there’s nothing worse than that point in the trip when han-gry seriously sets in.
- Are Carbs Bad for You?
Carbs make you fat….okay, not really. All the trendy diets are saying it, so it must be true right? It’s all the buzz right now especially with keto, Atkins and Paleo touting low carb diets. But you know better. After all, it’s hard to call all carbs bad when vegetables are carbohydrates, and so are
- What the Hey, Whey? Pea Protein vs. Whey Protein
It turns out that the humble pea is a power-packed veggie protein worth your attention; especially if considering an alternative to whey protein.
- Join our Ambassador Program!
Are you an adventurer? Do you eat healthy, love the outdoors, and inspire others to to do the same? Are you looking for a great brand to work with? We are looking for people, just like you! What Ambassadors Receive: Our ambassadors receive : a sweet discount to use monthly opportunities to get Real Food Bar
- What to Pack on a Day Hike
1. Appropriate footwear. For a short day hike that doesn’t involve a heavy pack or technical terrain, trail shoes are great. For longer hikes, carrying heavier loads, or more technical terrain, hiking boots offer more support. 2. GPS and/or map A map and compass not only tell you where you are and how far you have to go, it
- Keto vs. Low Carb Dieting
We’ve been getting a lot of questions lately about the difference between a ketogenic diet and a low-carb diet. How are they different? Is one better than the other? Which one should you do? Great questions. Keto and low-carb are indeed different, and as with most everything in nutrition, one isn’t better than the other. Which
- Let’s Talk About Gut Health
Your small intestine (gut) is home to trillions of bacteria from hundreds of different species. They compete, cooperate, grow, shrink, and engage in an intricate dance that keeps a healthy balance. Your gut bacteria influence your whole body. There’s a direct pathway between your gut and your brain, for example . Gut bacteria can even
- 10 Best Foods for Brain Health
Want to stay sharp as a knife? Better get some brain food! The mind is one vital organ that needs its vittles. Without sufficient amounts of protein, carbohydrates, antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids, you could start to experience memory loss and cognitive decline. In fact, there’s even a new diet — the MIND Diet —
- The ANDI Score Unraveled
The ANDI Score is a method of rating how rich on a scale of 1-1,000 fruits and vegetables are in micronutrients. It's a healthy way to understand the nutritional value of
- Honestly Healthy Story: Rubi and Eduardo Nunez
Rubi and Eduardo Nunez took the leap to travel the United States by RV in January 2016 and we couldn’t be happier for them! They had always loved mountain biking, hiking, paddle boarding, kayaking and pretty much anything outdoors so this comes as no surprise. Eduardo and Rubi became fans of Real Food Bar
- 6 Natural Alternatives to Sugar to Satisfy your Sweet Tooth
Craving sweet flavors is an evolutionary behavior that, prior to modern times, kept humans away from harmful plants and toxins. Our sweet cravings haven’t evolved much, so it’s natural to like sweet flavors because our bodies need natural sugars to complete certain biological processes. What isn’t natural is the way highly processed sugars such as
- 10 Do’s and Don’ts of Clean Eating on the Go
Clean Eating on the go doesn’t have to be tough. Follow these guidelines and tips to stay on track! Be an Avid Label Reader: The Nutrition Facts Panel is your friend! Understand how many servings you are eating first and number of calories on the label. The general USDA guide is based on a
- It Starts with Real Food
We hear a lot about snack bars out there that claim to be healthy alternatives when in reality they are chocked full of sugar, saturated fats and taste more like a dessert than a meal alternative. Don’t be fooled – if it looks like a candy bar and tastes like a candy bar, it is