I recently found this article in the New York Times. Artist Wendy MacNaughton is obviously as obsessed as I am with famous writer’s daily routines and has compiled some illustrations of the quirky stuff pen folk turn to to get the right jolt of energy as they tap away.

I like that Maynard eats lime popsicles. Which just happens to be a recipe in my I Quit Sugar Cookbook.

I like that Walt…actually I just like Walt…eats protein. Ditto me.

I, too, drink tea from a glass. Always.

And I have a thing for beverage routines throughout the day.

Again, protein. You’ll recall Marilyn Monroe also ate protein.

Apple cider vinegar…my new tonic. I have a tablespoon before eating and it helps cut through fats and proteins. Try it.

If you’re after great snack ideas, check out my culinary inspirations here and here.

What about you? What do you snack on to think straight? Let’s compile a list…