Chia Seeds- Good for the body and soul

Chia Seeds have been around for a long time now-  But has been more accessible recently in the US for a few years.  I feel people still don't know about them yet.  They are so good for your body on all levels.  They have huge amounts of Omega -3s and give the body the extra nutrients it needs for energy.   There are so many Health Benefits of taking Omega-3s as a part of your daily routine  - Heart health, Skin health and Brain health There are different brands out there- But the one i see the most is a brand called Ma...more

Nature's Gatorade

It occurred to me this summer that everyone we know drinks Gatorade.  Whether at the gym, outdoor sports games, or during summer camp, Gatorade is the beverage of choice. ...more

No-Bake Energy Bites

I've always wanted to make raw, no-bake energy bites or protein balls. They looks so delish and can be made from some pretty nutritious ingredients - ground flax, nut butters, chia seeds, protein powder, pumpkin seeds, etc. So I'm on a quest to find at least a couple easy recipes that can go into the repertoire. (Plus, we have a family reunion in Niagara Falls this weekend and will be needing some decent snackies!)I hit the Bulk Barn (naturally) to pick up what I'd need. Here's what I got:...more

Chia Seed Magic

Once a staple of the Incan, Mayan, and Aztec cultures, chia seeds have been long prized as an endurance food.  The Mayans believed that they could run all day with the help of these seeds and so called them “chia”, meaning “strength”. ...more

How to Make a Chia Egg

First, lets talk about the benefits of chia seeds.1. They contain a TON of fiber, 5 grams per tablespoon.2. These seeds are claimed to help you feel full faster and stay full longer. This is because when chia seeds get wet they make a “gel,” which takes a long time to fully digest.3. They are rich in Omega-3′s.4. “Chia eggs” can be used to replace eggs in baking.One chia egg = 1 regular eggTo make one chia egg:...more

Matcha Chia Glow

Let’s talk about cravings vs. hunger.I recently went to Miami and did a mini cleanse leading up to my trip to make sure I was looking and feeling good :)...more
This looks great!  I love matcha and keep it on hand to add to iced green tea.  I don't have ...more

Cha Cha Cha Chia

**No, no this isn't a post about the 90's Chia Pets. I unfortunately never had one; I know such deprivation lol! My husband had one though, so I must live vicariously through him I guess. Today's post is all about CHIA SEEDS. It wasn't until the last few years that I finally started incorporating chia seeds into mine and my family's diets. Before then they were foreign to me but I kept hearing about all the different health benefits from Pinterest and other blogs!...more

Strawberry Chia Jam

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Sunday Morning Smoothie

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Chia seed pudding is...different,

I went a Whole Foods tasting thingy.  Most of it was good.  I tried chia seeds mixed with vanilla coconut milk to make a "pudding."  It was a lot better than I thought.  It was definetely different.  I know chia seeds are supposed to be mega good for you, so I bought a bag.  A quick check to Pinterest to figure out how to make it and I had chia seed pudding sitting in my fridge.  I used coconut milk, honey, cinnamon and vanilla.  I tasted it in the morning and thought it tasted pretty good.  It will definetely will take some getting used to, text...more
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