The time I usually have an energy drop in in late afternoon. I remember buying junk food from a machine too many times when I was working. Unfortunately the pick-me-up is short-lived as it often is followed by a sugar crash. Choosing healthy, energizing foods such as lean sources of protein, high fiber, whole grain or complex carbohydrates, and natural sugars are more effective at putting the pep back in your slow step.Read More
I try to limit how often I eat dessert, but I do love a rich lemon flavored cake. Today’s recipe is a simple cake made with real lemon zest and juice with Greek yogurt. You could use regular plain yogurt, but Greek yogurt has more protein so I stick with that. You get that great tangy flavor in the cake. I’m using canola oil, but you can use any neutral flavored vegetable oil with good results. Use two medium sized lemons and zest before you squeeze the lemon.
When it’s hot, I really don’t even want to think about turning on the stove. How about a cold, fruity parfait for breakfast that can be made ahead of time? One evening you can make parfaits for breakfast, lunch, or snacks and refrigerate them for up to 3 days.Read More