Need a morning or afternoon pick me up? Check out the Energy Bites at the Cafe or try making them at home yourself!
1 cup peanut butter or almond butter1 cup rolled oats
1 cup raisins or craisins
1/2 cup chocolate chips optional
1/3 cup honey
1/4 cup flax seed, chia seed
Mix all together. Scoop tsp size balls to parchment on baking sheet. Roll into 1" balls. Freeze or refrigerate enough to ...
Our Cafe is bustling with new opportunities for you to stay healthy! Try a veggie cup with hummus or fruit cup to brighten your day.
Our trail mix includes nuts and chocolate. Chocolate lowers blood pressure and improves circulation which is great for the brain. Omega-3 fatty acids in the nuts strengthen brain tissue and help maintain memory.
Who knew that the healthy option could be so tasty. And ...
COMBINE:3 1/2 cups quick oats3 cups flour2 tsp baking powder2 tsp baking soda3 tsp cinnamon2 tsp salt
CREAM:1 cup brown sugar1 cup white sugar1 cup butter (2 sticks)
ADD:2 eggs1 1/2 cups unsweetened applesauce2 cups raisins or craisinsOPTIONS:2 cups nuts or2 cups chocolate or white chocolate chips (1 bag=2 cups)
OVEN TEMP: 350 DegreesTIME: 12-14 MinutesQUANTITY: 24 Cookies
If making mini cookies check after 5 ...
CLEAN BARS (Food and Wine Magazine)
Nonstick spray, for greasing
1/2 cup sliced almonds
1 pound Medjool dates, split and pitted
Two 3.5-ounce dark chocolate bars (72%), coarsely chopped
3/4 cup raisins
1 1/2 tablespoons Bitterman’s Espresso Salt (see Note)
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
HOW TO MAKE ...
Let’s continue down our road to health and happiness via the YMCA Cafe’. This time we will discuss more of the “mental” aspects of health. Did you know… You can boost your brain power, and we can help you. There are a few lifestyle habits which can help keep your brain and memory healthy.
1. Get your heart rate up with some aerobic exercise. This creates neurons in the hippo-campus ...