Good morning my beautiful friends! How is your week? My week is fabulous and I’m full of gratitude, I’m enjoying the sun and excited preparing to hit the Bay Farmers market! As I think about what awaits me I am thinking about what prompts our purchases and our eating patterns, so I ask you before you read the remainder of this blog, you keep this question in mind.
Ever notice how certain foods make you feel down after eating them? Food and our brain chemistry is a very interesting journey to explore and worthwhile to learn about!
Sweet foods fuel endorphins and bread filled carbohydrates kick serotonin in full gear, propelling us on the highs. Doesn’t that suck, especially when you find yourself coming down and feeling the opposite of how you felt upon eating it?
Next Time you’re looking for a serotonin or endorphin push, choose fresh fruits, fresh vegetabLes and healthy fats, this will ensure you stay on the healthy path, feel good and stay feeling good and start a transformation of your eating habits.
Try 1 cup of fresh gmo free berries
with a piece of dark chocolate
This snack is packed full of antioxidants, vitamins and prevent inflammation!
1 cup spinach, 1 banana, 1.5 cup chia milk and 1 tablespoon almond butter, puree into a Lively smoothie
This snack is fueled with fiber, protein, potassium, vitamins, MUFA’s and Omega Fatty Acids!
Now this isn’t all they do, but it’s a great mood increasing start to feeling though, isn’t it?
Enjoy these snacks and stay tuned for more!
Love and Light!
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