Tag: Chia seeds

  • Foodie Friday

    Healthy Recipe of the Week Chocolate Chia Pudding A sweet treat without the guilt! Ingredients 1/2 cup Chia Seeds 1/4 cup Cocoa Powder (unsweetened) 1/8 teaspoon Salt 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract 2 tablespoons Maple Syrup (may be substituted for Agave or Honey) 2 cups Milk (unsweetened almond milk, coconut milk, cow’s milk, or milk of choice) Berries (*optional)…

  • Foodie Friday

    Healthy Recipe of the Week Chickpea Cookie Dough Ingredients 1 can of Chickpeas (drained and rinsed) ½ cup Creamy Peanut Butter (unsalted recommended) 2 teaspoons Vanilla Extract 2 ½ tablespoons Maple Syrup ½ teaspoon Cinnamon 1 tablespoon Ground Chia Seeds ½ cup Dark Chocolate Chips (mini recommended) Directions Drain and rinse chickpeas. Place in a…

  • Foodie Friday

    Healthy Recipe of the Week Vegan Cocoa Chia Seed Pudding Ingredients 1/4 cup Unsweetened Cocoa Powder 1 1/2 cups Unsweetened Coconut Milk (or milk of choice) 1/2 cup Chia Seeds 1/2 teaspoon Vanilla Extract 3 tablespoons Maple Syrup or Agave Syrup (*optional) Directions In a medium bowl, whisk together the cocoa powder and about 1/2 cup of…

  • Foodie Friday

    Healthy Recipe of the Week A Fiber-rich Twist on Traditional Tapioca Pudding Chia Pudding Ingredients 1 cup Cashews (raw) 3 cups Water 1 tablespoon Honey 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extra Pinch of Sea Salt 1/4 cup Chia Seeds Directions Place the cashews and water in a high-powered blender. Blend on high speed until smooth. Add the honey,…

  • Foodie Friday

    Healthy Recipe of the Week Peanut Butter Protein Granola Ingredients 2 cups Old Fashioned Oats 1/2 cup Chia Seeds 1/2 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon Sea Salt 6 tablespoons Natural Peanut Butter 1/4 cup Organic Maple Syrup 1/2 teaspoon Pure Vanilla Extract Directions Preheat oven to 325°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and…

  • Thursday Nugget

      Healthy Recipe of the Week Skip the Starbucks muffin… and, try this healthier alternative! Lower in calories, lower in sugar, and quick and easy preparation! Flax Muffin Ingredients Approx. 1/8 – 1/4 cup Ground Flaxseed Meal 1/2 – 1 scoop Protein Powder (plant-based is recommended) 1 scoop L-Glutamine (optional) 1 tablespoon Hemp Seeds 1 tablespoon Chia…

  • Thirsty Thursday

    Sweet Satisfying Summer Smoothie To Meet Your Protein Needs Ingredients 1 Banana (frozen and sliced) 1/2 cup Mixed Berries: blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, strawberries (frozen) 1 cup Spinach (raw) 1-2 scoops dotFIT Pre-Post Workout Formula & Meal Replacement (Strawberry Banana flavor) 1/4-1/2 cup Greek Yogurt (non-fat, plain) 1 tablespoon Chia Seeds 1 tablespoon Honey 1 tablespoon…

  • Chia Tapioca Pudding

    Is your sweet tooth itching for something sweet? Do you crave a sweet, healthy treat? Chia Tapioca Pudding is quick, easy, and healthy fix! Chia seeds are fiber-rich, containing both soluble and insoluble fiber. Translation:  Chia seeds will clean-out your gastrointestinal (GI) tract! But, beware, excess consumption of these little seeds might have a laxative effect! Ingredients 6 tablespoons:  Chia Seeds 3 cups:…

  • A Nutrition Tip – The Difference Between Hemp, Chia, and Flax Seeds

    Hemp, Chia, and Flax Seeds Which seeds should you add to your diet, and what are their benefits? Hemp Seeds Hemp seeds are derived from the same Cannabis species as marijuana, however do not worry about testing positive for drugs after consuming these seeds.  The minuscule amounts of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) found in hemp seeds make…

  • Thirsty?

    Here’s a morning shake to quench that thirst and decrease inflammation! Per The Doctor’s segment on television this afternoon, add these ingredients to your morning shake and enjoy the health benefits! Cantaloupe Carrots Chia seeds Ginger Tumeric* Glutamine* * Glutamine is a non essential amino acid that helps the lining of your gut.  Additionally, it is very effective…