Cake? Healthy? Yup! This mid-morning snack is made with whole grains and antioxidant rich blueberries, raspberries, or cranberries -- all heart-healthy and loaded with
fiber to keep you feeling full, says Brennecke.
1/3 cup steel-cut oats
3 tablespoons whole wheat flour
3 tablespoons firmly packed light brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Pinch sea salt
1 tablespoon canola oil
5 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon unsalted ...
This yum-o option is loaded with omega-3 fatty acids, "good fats" that have been shown to improve our bodies' sensitivity to insulin, which in turn can make our bodies
better at using stored body fat for energy. Also, the combination of protein and carbohydrates promote fullness, she says, which means you'll consume fewer calories overall.
1 cup pumpkin seeds
1 1/2 teaspoons canola oil
2 tablespoons pure maple syrup ...