Breakfast

5 Recipes to Boost Your Energy

Feeling sluggish? Our delicious, carefully crafted recipes use 
a healthful mixture of protein, fiber and fat — just 
what the doctor ordered for long-lasting energy.

Check out our comprehensive expert-devised plan to boost your energy with food, sleep and movement.

Mocha Cashew Bars

Keep these chewy bars handy in your purse or desk drawer for an afternoon snack. Dates and dark chocolate make you feel like you’re indulging in a sweet treat, but the Kamut and cashews will help you avoid a blood sugar crash. Espresso powder adds a caffeine boost, but it’s optional.

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Chicken & Edamame Stir-Fry Slaw

A steady combination of protein, fiber and healthy fats is the key to
balanced energy – and this tasty recipe fits the bill with chicken, crunchy sliced cabbage, celery and carrots and a slightly spicy peanut dressing.

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Curried Lentil & Squash Bowl with Kale & Peppers

In our ultimate energizing lunch or dinner bowl, protein- and fiber-packed spiced lentils are tossed with tender butternut squash and topped with a gorgeous pile of antioxidant-rich kale and bell peppers.

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Mediterranean Shrimp & Farro Pilaf

Always choose your carbohydrates carefully to keep your energy levels steady. Here, we’ve chosen whole-grain farro as the base of our scrumptious pilaf – it contains fiber as well as iron, a mineral that’s essential for your body to make hemoglobin, which delivers oxygen to your body’s cells.

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Chai Oatmeal with Coconut & Cherries

Give your morning porridge a boost with this oatmeal simmered in aromatic chai tea – opt for a black tea if you want a pick-me-up or a decaffeinated variety if you’d rather skip it. Dried cherries add a chewy texture, but you can also add fresh or frozen raspberries or nuts over top for added flavor and crunch.

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