Lemon Bars for Breakfast!

Updated: Jan 29

These lemon bars are packed with good-quality fats & protein plus antioxidants from the lemon zest. Perfect for a healthy breakfast, dessert or afternoon snack!

High quality fat is a necessity in your diet. Your brain is composed of over 60% fat, your cell membranes are made of fat and fat helps regulate your body temperature, hormones, mood and thinking ability, not to mention it keeps you full and satisfied so you eat less. You also need fat to absorb fat-soluble vitamins like A, D, E & K. High quality fat means that it is unrefined and organic.

Coconut oil: A healthy saturated fat that balances blood sugar and aids in proper digestion and metabolism, increasing weight loss. It’s antiviral, anti-fungal and antibacterial, increasing immunity. It can also increase HDL cholesterol to help balance the LDL to HDL cholesterol ratio, which can be damaging if not well balanced. It has been shown that eating 2 tablespoons of coconut oil daily actually decreases visceral fat (belly fat)*. Lastly, the medium chain triglycerides, a fat found in coconut oil, are an ideal source of sustained energy.