Turmeric Chia Fresca

Keeping oneself well hydrated is very important, more so in the warmer months. If you are out and about this summer hiking, playing sports or just being out doors soaking up the sun is fun. Taking some important precaution while sun worshipping makes it a pleasant and a healthy experience. 1. Remember to use a sunblock ...

Matcha Chia Pudding

Tuesday, December 29, 2015 6

Chia is a delicious seed with lots of nutritional benefits. Loaded with heart healthy omega-3 fatty acids, protein, calcium and good dose soluble and insoluble fiber, its worth incorporating it in your daily diet. Chia is a very thirsty seed and can absorb liquid 3-4 times its weight.. Once the liquid is absorbed it turns to ...

Chia Kheer

Friday, November 6, 2015 1

Chia Kheer Kheer is a popular Indian style milk-based pudding made with a variety of ingredients like rice, tapioca or vermicelli. This is a healthier and much lighter take on the traditional kheer,  a dessert that's actually good for you.  Chia is rich in omega 3 fatty acids, protein, calcium, dietary fiber and more. And unlike ...

Lentils & Oatmeal Cookies

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 3

I have been making these cookies for years now. And over the years the recipe has evolved into a much healthier version of itself. From refined white sugar, all-purpose flour and butter to oat flour, virgin coconut oil, maple syrup ( a fraction of the original) and seeds. Lentils in a cookie you may ask? "yes ...

Omega 3s Chocolate Squares

Thursday, May 28, 2015 13

Need a tasty, crunchy, chocolatey treat, look no further. These treats are loaded with omega' 3s from chia, flax and hemp, soluble fiber from psyllium, sweetness from dates, zing from ginger and crunch from nuts and seeds, These squares are heart healthy and satisfying anytime. Take them on plane or road trips, keep them in ...

Kañiwa Oat Pancakes with Chia Blueberry Compote

Monday, March 23, 2015 4

Kaniwa pronounced as (ka-nee-wa)  is a fairly new food to me. A South American seed like quinoa but much smaller in size, "quinoa's little sister". Highly nutritious packed with protein and unlike quinoa kaniwa has no saponins, (the gel wax like coating) which makes it more digestible and no need to rinse before cooking. Kaniwa can be ...