10 recipes to fight fatigue with food!
yourself repeatedly sleepwalking your way to the coffee machine on those
slow-start Mondays? Step away from the bean juice! We’ve collected 10 recipes to help you cut down on the quick-fixes and
fully charge your batteries to keep you energized throughout the whole day!
The Most Important Meal of the Day
The key to
boosting your energy-level is to avoid carb-crashes, stay off the blood sugar
rollercoaster, and stack up on antioxidants; and of course, it all begins with a nutritious
breakfast to get the day properly started.
savory breakfast lovers! Quinoa and egg ensures a high protein intake, and the
greens provide fiber, magnesium, and loads of antioxidants. This bowl is a
great way to give your gut a good morning stretch, to improve your metabolism,
and help keep a steady blood sugar. Prepare the vegetables and quinoa the day
before to save time and hit the snooze button—this bowl is just as tasty when enjoyed cold!
without sin and stacked with antioxidants from açai purée and blueberries,
which improve your overall health and increase energy levels. The high content
of protein, fiber, and omega-3 fatty acids found in chia seeds will also help
to stabilize your glucose level.
Need a boost between breakfast and lunch? Ditch the energy drinks and opt for a
smoothie instead, to load up on antioxidants. These smoothies are also a great
breakfast alternative, if you prefer to keep it light.
cutting corners, save money and impress your colleagues by bringing a homemade
lunch. This way, you’re completely in charge of what you’re consuming and are
not limited by the canteen selection.
bread and mayo for whole grain sourdough bread and cottage cheese to increase
fiber and protein intake. Also, tuna fish is a great source of omega-3 fatty
acids to help your body fight off inflammation and give you surplus energy.
powerbank to recharge your body-battery midday! This colorful bowl has you
covered for the holy trinity: Whole grain for fiber, egg and ricotta for
protein, and blood orange and radicchio for antioxidants.
afternoon hunger or craving kicks in, don’t fall into the classic snack-trap
and feast from the vending machine. Chocolate bars, with their high calorie
count, can result in a short-lived sugar-high, leave you tired, and even contribute
to headaches; instead, put a little effort into snack-prepping for a more healthy,
but just as satisfying, fix.
The Dinner Bell
the mistake of skipping meals throughout the day, leaving them starving at
dinnertime. This often leads to a high-carb meal in order to feel “full” and
satisfied. This is a no-go!
unbalanced blood sugar throughout the day, culminating in a carb-crash in the
evening, will not provide your body with the fuel needed to detox during sleep
and restore energy levels for the next day.
satisfying and flavorful low-carb recipe, with lean protein from chicken and a
colorful range of vegetables, prepares your body for the nightly detoxification
vegetarian stew loaded with proteins from chickpeas, sweet potatoes, and
quinoa, as well as packing a high level of antioxidants from a wide range of
vegetables. The warm spices in this recipes make for a comforting and healthy
way to end the day.
Published on September 2, 2017