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Replace a caffeinated pick-me up with a healthy apple…

Friday, April 27th, 2012
By: Chef Marshall O'Brien

There are some rumors that an apple has just as much caffeine as a cup of coffee. The truth is, apples contain no caffeine (great post here on Livestrong.com. HOWEVER given the high level of natural sugar they contain, apples are a very healthy alternative to caffeine, and a great afternoon pick-me-up. For an added bonus, dip slices in a little peanut butter for a protein energy boost before afternoon activities.

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