Dr. Annie Fenn talks about the brain health benefits of nut butters

Brain Healthy Pantry Items, Part 4: Nut Butters

by Annie Fenn, M.D.

In part 4 of this short video series, our medical and culinary advisor Dr. Fenn shares the benefits of nut butters and what ingredients to look for when buying at the store.

Savory Roasted Nuts

Savory Roasted Nuts

by Michelle Anderson and Lauren Massarella

What are high in fat, always better when roasted, and have insurmountable brain health benefits? Nuts! That’s what! This savory roasted nuts recipe is simple and so, so good.

MIND Diet Snack Board NeuroReserve and Liz Weiss

MIND Diet Snack Board for Your Family Game Night

by Liz Weiss, MS, RDN

In this video, Liz Weiss, MS, RDN, shares how to build your own MIND Diet Snack Board for your next family game night with the food groups that are most important for brain health.

Dr. Annie Fenn's Brain Healthy Pantry Items Part 3: Miso Paste

Brain Healthy Pantry Items, Part 3: Miso Paste

by Annie Fenn, M.D.

In part 3 of this short video series, our medical and culinary advisor Dr. Fenn explains why she always has miso paste on hand, and suggestions for how to incorporate miso paste into your cooking.

Kale, Blueberry and Almond Butter Smoothie

Kale, Blueberry and Almond Butter Smoothie

by Michelle Anderson and Lauren Massarella

This nutty, berry green smoothie is as delicious as it is jam-packed with brain-healthy goodness. The best part is it only takes 5 minutes to prepare.

Dried Fig and Olive Tapenade

Dried Fig and Olive Tapenade

by Annie Fenn, M.D.

This easy dip combines pantry staples I always have on hand—dried figs, good olives, capers, balsamic vinegar, and my best fruit-forward extra-virgin olive oil.

Kale Basil Pesto with Salmon and Farro Salad

Kale Basil Pesto with Salmon and Farro Salad

by Michelle Anderson and Lauren Massarella

This brain-healthy recipe checks nearly all of the boxes of good brain food and is also very easy to prepare.

Dr. Annie Fenn's Brain Healthy Pantry Items Part 2: Tomatoes

Brain Healthy Pantry Items, Part 2: Canned Tomatoes and Tomato Sauce

by Annie Fenn, M.D.

One of our medical advisors, Annie Fenn, M.D., shares her favorite brain-healthy pantry items with us in Part 2 of this video series, offering her insights about canned tomatoes and tomato sauce

Wild Mushroom "Risotto"

Wild Mushroom “Risotto”

by Carolyn Williams, PhD, RD

Risotto is typically made by slowly adding hot broth to short-grain rice, but this variation uses riced cauliflower instead. The result is a creamy, risotto-like texture that’s significantly lower in carbs and higher in fiber to minimizes glycemic impact.

Kitchen Pantry Reference Sheet - Brain Healthy Foods

Kitchen Pantry Reference Sheet – Brain Healthy Foods

by NeuroReserve

Hang this reference sheet in your kitchen as a quick reminder of the food groups to focus on (and which ones to avoid) when planning your meals and grocery list.

Kale Brown Rice and Veggie Salad overhead - NeuroReserve

Kale, Brown Rice, and Veggie Salad

by Liz Weiss, MS, RDN

This Kale, Brown Rice, and Veggie Salad is sweet and savory (and crunchy too!), and it’s bursting with brain-healthy nutrients. For this recipe, we turn to nourishing convenience ingredients that are easily swapped with alternatives or transformed into a main dish.

Annie Fenn MD NeuroReserve Medical Advisor

Brain Healthy Pantry Items, Part 1: Seeds

by Annie Fenn, M.D.

One of our medical advisors, Annie Fenn, M.D., shares her favorite brain-healthy pantry items with us in Part 1 of this video series, focusing on the neuroprotective power of seeds.

Black Bean-Butternut Soup NeuroReserve Brain Table

Black Bean-Butternut Soup

by Carolyn Williams, PhD, RD

Making soup is one of my favorite ways to prepare for a busy week. Having a batch in the fridge means I’ve got a healthy meal that I can reheat in a few minutes. This black bean soup strikes the perfect balance between health value and taste!

Turkey Bolognese Stuffed Acorn Squash - NeuroReserve Brain Table

Turkey Bolognese Stuffed Acorn Squash

by Liz Weiss, MS, RDN

The minute the temperature drops, satisfy your craving for winter squash! Watch the VIDEO on how easy and fun it can be here!

Dark chocolate granola - NeuroReserve

Dark Chocolate Granola with Cacao Nibs

by Annie Fenn, M.D.

If you love chocolate as much as I do (which is a lot!), say hello to your new favorite granola. Layers of chocolatey flavor infuse each bite, strategically packed with brain-healthy nutrients!

Photo of Asian Broccoli Slaw with Chicken

Asian Broccoli Slaw with Chicken

by Carolyn Williams, PhD, RD

Prep this broccoli slaw ahead, so you’ve got a satisfying lunch waiting for you in the fridge, packing a little over a cup of cruciferous vegetables per serving.

Easy Chicken, Bean and Spinach Enchilada Casserole

by Liz Weiss, MS, RDN

Every delicious bite of this easy-to-prepare enchilada casserole includes just 6 simple ingredients that are key brain-healthy nutrients.

White Chicken Chili with Hatch Chiles and Black Beans

by Annie Fenn, M.D.

This immune-boosting chili combines comforting chicken soup vibes with the delicious flavors of the Southwest.

Fall Roasted Vegetable Grain Bowl

by Carolyn Williams, PhD, RD

Craving healthy comfort food? A filling, one-dish meal like this autumn-inspired grain bowl is your answer!

Crispy Salmon Sticks with Zesty Avocado Sauce

by Liz Weiss, MS, RDN

This recipe is easy to make and familiar – it’s essentially a makeover of frozen fish sticks!

Pumpkin Blueberry Muffins

by Annie Fenn, M.D.

This better-for-you hemp seed topped muffin is low in sugar, rich in fiber, and brimming with juicy blueberries.