Jorge’s Skinny Muffin

You don’t always need an hour of exercise to jumpstart your energy. With these recipes from fitness expert, weight-loss coach and New York Times bestselling author Jorge Cruise, you can get the energy boost you need in just 5 minutes.

Jorge’s Skinny Muffin

Jorge’s Skinny Muffin

Traditional energy bars are often packed with sugar, which can cause a spike and a subsequent crash. These muffins are designed to provide sustainable energy that lasts through lunch, thanks to coconut oil, a healthy fat that’s good for your brain, fiber-rich flaxseed and egg protein.


 

Ingredients

Makes one serving

1/4 cup ground flax

1 tsp baking powder

2 tsp cinnamon

1 tsp coconut oil

1 egg

1 packet stevia

Directions

Mix all ingredients together in a mug and microwave for 50 seconds. Allow to cool to a safe temperature and enjoy!

Jorge's Lemon-Limeade

A daily dose of vitamin C can help reduce fatigue and boost alertness. In addition to the vitamin C, citrus scents have been shown to stimulate alertness. By using stevia, a natural sweetener, you won’t have to worry about blood sugar spikes. Use a few mint leaves for a touch of flavor.

Ingredients

4 lemons

3 limes

1 tbsp stevia

Fresh mint

Directions

Squeeze the juice from both the lemons and the lime into a glass. Add the stevia and mint leaves, and stir. Enjoy!

Recipes courtesy of TheBellyFatCure.com

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