Part of leading a writer's life is finding the perfect balance between sedentary activity, exercise, and diet. Something that helps me stay on track with my diet are decadent but healthy treats, such as the Chocolate Covered Cherry Smoothie. This protein rich drink also provides the perfect afternoon pick me up so I can work on that next chapter of the Maya book I'm writing. The Maya loved chocolate so much, they used the cacao beans as a monetary exchange.
Now that's a culture with the right priorities!
Visit the Simon and Schuster Healthy Living online magazine for the recipe.