All posts tagged: Chia Seeds

Vegan double chocolate banana bread recipe with almonds, spelt flour and chia seeds. Refined sugar-free

Double Chocolate Banana Bread (vegan)

Dark chocolate lovers this one’s for you. A healthy double chocolate banana bread. And it’s vegan too! Yep, this is what my ideal snack looks like. Okay, not that it happens every week or anything, but sometimes it’s nice to have something chocolatey to give you a boost when that afternoon slump hits. I guess […]

Easy gluten-free seed bread recipe; with chia seeds, pumpkin (pepita) seeds, sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, almond meal, quark and eggs

Easy Gluten-Free Seed Bread

This may be the only gluten-free seed bread recipe you’ll ever need. Bold statement, I know. But really, this probably the easiest bread recipe I’ve ever made. It has a beautiful nutty flavor with aromatic undertones of caraway, anise, fennel and coriander — thanks to a “Brotgewürz” spice mix that’s used for making an authentic-tasting […]

Raspberry Chia Seed Pudding

Chia Seed Pudding 3-Ways

I love chia seeds. As mini powerhouses packing lots of protein, calcium, antioxidants and omega-3, not only are one of my favorite things to add to overnight oats, but I really love using them to create a delicious chia seed pudding. Chia seeds have this amazing ability to thicken and “gel up”, making them the […]

Chia Overnight Oats with Cranberries, Vanilla, Almond Milk

Chia Overnight Oats & Coconut Mango Chia Pudding

As one of the most nutrient-dense foods on the market, why not include chia seeds in what we consider the most important meal of the day? After all…“chia” does mean strength. Starting your day with a delicious and nutritious bowl of chia overnight oats fueled with almond milk, dried tart cranberries, and fresh fruit is […]

6 Principles of Clean Eating & Healthy Living, Market Vegetables, Grains and Fruit

6 Principles of Clean Eating & Healthy Living

Nowadays, with endless information and countless opinions, the concept of clean eating and trying to live healthily can be a little confusing. Here are my top six clean eating principles: 1Minimize or eliminate processed foods from your diet. These are foods that come in boxes, bags, cans or packages with long list of ingredients (such […]

Chia Seeds

Chia Seeds – The Super Seed

Chia is an edible seed, belonging to the same family as mint, oregano and thyme, and comes from the desert plant Salvia Hispanica which is grown in Mexico. The use of chia seeds go back to Mayan and Aztec cultures – “Chia” meaning strength, has a history of being used an energy booster within these […]