Chia seeds deliver so many nutrients into your meals! You could easily sprinkle them into smoothies, oatmeal, yogurt, etc. Or: you can make CHIA PUDDING. Check out my previous chia pudding recipe, made with turmeric and pineapple here. Nutrition Benefits Recap ◊Excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids◊ ◊Excellent source of fiber (~10 grams per 2… Continue reading Raspberry Chia Pudding
Matcha is becoming mega popular, find out what it is... Let's Start. What is Matcha? Matcha is a form of green tea, but instead of seeping tea leaves, you consume the whole leaf in powdered form. The green tea plant is grown a bit differently too from traditional green tea. Tea plants are covered to… Continue reading What Is Matcha and Should You Drink It?
Chia seeds were a staple of the ancient Aztec diet. Nutrition Benefits Excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids Excellent source of fiber (~10 grams per 2 tbsp) High in protein (~4 grams per 2 tbsp) Also: calcium, iron, magnesium, and zinc With all of this in mind, I eat chia seeds daily. But today… Continue reading Anti-Inflammatory Chia Pudding
Did you know that pineapples, the favorite fruit of summertime, are actually in season during the winter and spring as well? I rejoiced to see a beautiful pineapple at the grocery store the other day! Though they remind me of laid back summer days, I think pineapples should be enjoyed whenever in season. How To… Continue reading Pineapples Are In Season!
Happy Valentine's Day! On this day of overall indulgence in all things sweet and chocolate, I'd like to talk about some foods that contribute to keeping your heart in good health: Whole Grains Whole grains contain much more fiber than their refined counterparts, in addition to nutrients that help lower blood pressure and contribute to… Continue reading Valentine’s Day: Heart Healthy Foods