"Every time you eat or drink, you are either feeding disease or fighting it."- Heather Morgan, MS, NLC
With a non-stop schedule, late nights and early mornings, it's easy to feel worn out. Many times it's what we're eating... or NOT eating.Nutritionist Kimberly Snyder might recommend adding more magnesium to your diet. She explained, "If you’re deficient in magnesium, your likelihood of feeling fatigued even after a good night’s sleep is increased."Snyder recommends these magnesium rich foods:* Leafy greens (especially Swiss chard and spinach)* Quinoa* Pumpkin seeds* Sesame seeds* Sunflower seeds* Almonds, Brazil nuts* Tempeh* MilletOk, time for a taste test!Up your magnesium intake with this Quin-Spin-Cado Salad:- 1 cup of Quinoa- 2 cups of spinach- 1/4 avocado (chopped)- 1/2 tbsp of coconut aminos sauce (soy sauce replacement)Make a bed of spinach, add a generous scoop of quinoa (save the rest for later!), and toss in chopped avocado. Splash some coconut aminos sauce on top. Optional: Add any veggies you have on hand (red peppers, cauliflower, broccoli etc.).Bon Appetit!XONDPS: Big thanks to our friends at Lillian's Test Kitchen for the recommendation to swap high-sodium soy sauce for coconut aminos sauce. So delish, low calorie, lower sodium, and gives you that satisfying stir fry flavor without the guilt (or soy!). Check out Lillian and her allergy-free cooking show here!P.P.S.: Always consult your doctor to assess any deficiencies in your diet, or before you make any changes.