When my energy levels are crashing, coffee comes to mind first. But I usually opt for a healthy snack, like these Spiced Roasted Chickpeas, instead. Having a quick and filling nosh helps me keep that "hangry" feeling at bay, meaning my blood sugar levels stay steady and I don't get irritable. Bonus: I don't nod off at my desk and I have energy for my afternoon walk! Are you refueling often enough to energize your active lifestyle?
13 Ways to Boost Your Energy
Are you craving coffee all the way until the clock strikes noon? A quick bite could be a better option. See my interview on staying fueled in this CafeMom.com post!
Amy's Recipe of the Week: Grape Vinaigrette Salad Dressing
Simplicity is key during summer, so I love tossing greens and other fresh vegetables with a batch of this easy dressing. Want more simple summer recipes in your life? I've got plenty for you!
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