A smoothie is a convenient snack option and a smart way to deliver concentrated nutrition in a delicious, convenient treat that you can take anywhere! Just blend, pour, and enjoy.
Brain Food: Sicilian Scrambled Eggs
This quick and easy Italian recipe is loaded not only with nutrients, but also with the robust flavor of fresh basil, pungent garlic, and extra-virgin olive oil.
Brain Food: Avocado Toast
Nothing beats classic avocado toast. Start with a silky avocado, chockfull of heart- and brain-healthy fats, and dress it with extra-virgin olive oil (or another heart/brain favorite like flaxseed oil) and a pinch of pink salt and chili pepper flakes to taste.
Buttermilk Bacon Stuffed Eggs
No Southern food spread of any kind—funeral, baby shower, wedding party, holiday celebration, or tailgate—would be complete without a tray of stuffed eggs.
Fruit & Yogurt Parfaits
Anyone can pull together this no-cook treat. The parfait recipe is an example—created by the nutrition team at the Hartford HeathCare Bone & Joint Institute at Hartford Hospital—of how you can eat sensibly and healthfully without depriving yourself. . .or skipping dessert.
John E. Finn’s Chocolate Soufflé Omelet
I love chocolate omelets because so many people seem so startled by the idea. A chocolate omelet might seem odd, but eggs take beautifully to chocolate, as anyone who has ever had a chocolate cake or chocolate pudding or a chocolate mousse or a chocolate custard—or a chocolate soufflé—knows.