All-Day Energy Bowl

Article written and reviewed by Jamie Koonce, DACM, L.Ac, Dipl.OM
Published January 22, 2019

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Did you know that your brain requires at least 130 grams of glucose per day just to carry out basic functions? Fruit is a rich source of intact glucose and other whole carbohydrates that provide a clean source of energy to your brain and every cell in your body. Eating a big bowl of fruit like this is one of the best ways to fuel your brain for all-day energy! Photo and recipe by Jose Tejero from @reversingt2d.

fruit bowl topped with chia seeds

Yields1 ServingCategory, ,
Prep Time20 minsCook Time10 mins

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 1 Apple
 1 Peach
 1 Banana
 1 cup Blueberries
 1 cup Strawberries
 1 tbsp Chia seeds

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1

Slice the apple, peach, strawberries, and banana.

2

Combine all the fruit in a big serving bowl.

3

Sprinkle the chia seeds on top.

4

Serve and enjoy!

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 full recipe

Servings 1


Amount Per Serving
Calories 440
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g8%
Total Carbohydrate 104g35%
Dietary Fiber 20g80%
Protein 7g15%

Vitamin C 221%
Iron 20%
Vitamin B6 42%
Magnesium 30%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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Ingredients

 1 Apple
 1 Peach
 1 Banana
 1 cup Blueberries
 1 cup Strawberries
 1 tbsp Chia seeds

Directions

1

Slice the apple, peach, strawberries, and banana.

2

Combine all the fruit in a big serving bowl.

3

Sprinkle the chia seeds on top.

4

Serve and enjoy!

All-Day Energy Bowl

About the author 

Jamie Koonce, DACM, L.Ac, Dipl.OM

Jamie Koonce, DACM, L.Ac, Dipl.OM is the Digital Content Manager at Mastering Diabetes. She holds a Doctorate degree in Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology & Anthropology from Hendrix College, and Certification in Plant-Based Nutrition through eCornell. Jamie has been enjoying a plant-based lifestyle since 1999. In addition to writing at Mastering Diabetes, she teaches continuing education courses to other health professionals on the science behind a low-fat, plant-based, whole-food lifestyle for specific medical conditions.