roasting them to bring out their natural sweetness, or whip up a Blueberry Beet Almond Smoothie (2 cups almond milk, 1 cup blueberries, 1/2 cup beets, handful of almonds) to take with you to work or to the gym.
Water + Lemon
Water is life and a little infused water may be all you need.
Studies show that dehydration can mess with memory and overall brain functioning big-time, while other research has found that the scent of lemon improves performance on tasks that require a great deal of concentration.
Coffee + Cinnamon
Sure, it might seem obvious that coffee would perk you up and help you focus, but did you know that two to three daily cups have been linked to both long- and short-term improvements in memory?
Bolster its brain-boosting effects even further by adding a few dashes of cinnamon—a 2009 study found that even just the smell of this spice can lead to increased feelings of alertness and decreased frustration.