Healthy Sunday Brunch

Want to have a decadent Sunday brunch without all the unhealthy fat and calories?  Use whole wheat pancake mix and top with plain or vanilla yogurt, berries and nuts instead of butter and syrup. You’ll cut out all of the extra calories, fat, and sugar of syrup and butter and add the probiotics and calcium of yogurt, antioxidants from the berries and some extra protein and heart healthy fats from the nuts.

A friend shared this idea with me a few years ago.  I never went back to syrup; it’s that good!


About Janet Fontana

Janet provides practical methods to incorporate stress management techniques into active lives. For thirteen years, she worked as a registered nurse at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. When diagnosed with an allergy to latex and asthma, she took positive action, finding tools for improving her own well-being through yoga, meditation, exercise, and nutrition. Janet pursued a master’s degree in health education and integrative health practices at Vermont College. She is trained in mind-body medicine and positive psychology through program sponsored by the Mind Body Medical Institute and Harvard Medical School. Inspired by the benefits she gained from her personal practice of yoga and meditation, Janet became certified as a yoga and meditation teacher. She is also a certified clinical hypnotherapist. In 2001, Janet founded Spectrum LifeWorks, a company that provides nursing continuing education conferences specializing in mind-body-spirit wellness. She is also the creator of “Pillow Talk,” a drug-free insomnia relief program. Janet is a popular presenter who has delvered programs for hundreds of groups and has helped thousands of individuals reduce their levels of stress and optimize their health. People appreciate her relaxed, conversational style and real life approach to living with less stress and more happiness. Janet is married and the mother of three children. Her son, Nick recently married and her two daughters, Lindsey and Stephanie are college students. She is adjusting to the “empty nest” and enjoying more freedom to travel, spend time with her husband, family, and friends and pursue new learning and professional ventures.
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