5 Energizing Recipes

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

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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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