Tag Archives: Chia seeds

Superfood Bars

Superfood Bars (1)

These raw superfood energy bars are amazing.  Enjoy them for breakfast, for dessert, or as a quick pick me up. When I saw them, I thought they’d be like a lot of the previous bars I’d had.  Many times bars like these don’t provide a cohesive bite, meaning they seem like a lot of good components put together that don’t quite come together.

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Chia & Flax Seed Cherry Smoothie

with a cherry on top ;)

As you probably know at this point, I’m not a huge fan of medicine and the pharmaceutical companies.  It’s not that they don’t serve a purpose, it’s just that I don’t subscribe to the “pill for every ill” and treating the symptoms instead of the cause of the problem.  I love preventative lifestyle medicine, not reactive phamacological interventions.  One of my biggest beefs with medicine companies though is that they’ve ruined the taste of cherry for millions of people.  Whenever people taste cherry, they immediately think medicine.

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Amaranth, Red Lentil & Chia Seed Patties

Amaranth is one of those foods whose texture you either love or hate, especially when cooked as a porridge.  As a porridge it’s like eating a raw dough, because it’s thick, heavy and sticky. I personally love the texture, but our family as a whole is split on the subject.

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Blueberry~Raspberry Cheesecake

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Tis the season for blueberries & raspberries. What better time to make a Blueberry Raspberry Cheesecake? Best part is that this cheesecake is raw, made with pure, wholesome ingredients and love. Nothing artificial whatsoever and no dairy either!

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Berry Mango Smoothie

Berry Mango Smoothie

Yields: 3 (16 oz) servings

Ingredients: 

  • 6 oz organic blueberry
  • 8 oz organic strawberry
  • 1 mango, peeled, seed removed & cut up
  • 2 ripe bananas, peeled
  • 3-5 pited medjool dates, pitted 
  • 1 1/2 cup coconut water
  • 1 cup ice
  • 3 tsp chia seeds 
  • 2 tsp hemp seeds 

How to make it:

Simply place all ingredients in a blender or Vitamix.

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