Chia Seeds

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10 Things To Know About Chia Seeds

What are chia seeds? Yes, these are the same chia that were made famous as the household chia pet in the late 70s. You might remember a certain TV jingle "ch-ch-ch-chia!". They have since become much more than just decorative household items and are one of my favourite pantry additions.
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10 Things To Know About Chia Seeds

What are chia seeds? Yes, these are the same chia that were made famous as the household chia pet in the late 70s. You might remember a certain TV jingle "ch-ch-ch-chia!". They have since become much more than just decorative household items and are one of my favourite pantry additions.
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Cinnamon Vanilla Chia Seed Pudding Is The Perfect Dessert

Chia seeds are packed with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and omega-3 fats. They come from a flowering plant in the mint family grown in Mexico, and were a staple in the diet of the ancient Mayans and Aztecs. Chia seeds were thought to have magical powers. Aztec soldiers would grind up the seeds and eat them for a boost of energy to sustain them over long periods of time. I add them to oatmeal, salads, granola, and baking.
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Feeling Great After 40

Since turning 40, I have noticed a transformation happening with my body. Joints are cracking, I'm feeling stiffness and injuries that never existed in my younger years. These have all been physical wake-up calls for me in this new phase of my life.
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Finding the Right Protein Smoothie for You

Protein is an extremely important nutrient that must be obtained in the diet daily. Protein in liquid form, as opposed to food, is much easier on the body and provides quick energy and nourishment. Food sources can take up to two hours to process, whereas a protein shake takes only 30 minutes. Try one of these delicious protein smoothie recipes, or create your own! The options are endless.
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Start Fall Mornings With a Yummy Maca-Java Smoothie

Sometimes as the seasons inevitably change, so do our stress levels. To combat these fluctuations in our emotional and hormonal balance we should try and take best care of what we can control: our diet. This little gem of a smoothie is not only tasty, but functional to boot, thanks to the fibre and protein packed chia seeds, the healthy fat of avocado, and the caramel-y smooth addition of the amazing maca root powder.

Ch-ch-chia Seeds Smoothie Recipe

When soaked in water, chia seeds become plumped and gelatinous, with a texture similar to tapioca. And that makes them an ideal addition to smoothies.In this recipe, the chia seeds give the smoothie a...

Vegan Diet: Being a Healthy Herbivore

When I announced I was making the change over from vegetarian to vegan I got a lot of questions about my diet: Where will you get your protein? What about your iron? And B12? So all of this started me thinking, where might I get these nutrients?