Posts Tagged "fiber"

The Power of Juicing 00

The Power of Juicing

The Power of Juicing

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Well Dad’s trip to Chicago was cancelled due to the weather, so no Museum of Science and Industry for me. 🙁 Oh well. On another note, I’ve been wanting to post about my recent juicing escapades! About a month ago I dusted off my Cuisinart juicer and began to get back into juicing again! I absolutely LOVE fresh juice in the morning, but the hassle of making it and cleaning all of the...

Tomato Basil Barley Risotto 00

Tomato Basil Barley Risotto

Tomato Basil Barley Risotto

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I haven’t posted a really great dinner recipe in a long time. Mostly because my recipes have just been ho-hum lately and not really worth sharing. Because I believe that eating nutritious can be extremely delicious, I want to give you guys the best healthy recipes out there. I want your taste buds to go crazy when you cook nutritious meals! Last night I made a phenomenal Tomato Basil...

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13 Bean Chili

13 Bean Chili

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Continuing with my love for Bob’s Red Mill products, I decided to try the 13 Bean Soup Mix this weekend to make a delicious winter chili.   Beans should be a staple in everyone’s diet. They are high in fiber, loaded with protein, and have no cholesterol. Bob’s Red Mill 13 Bean Soup Mix contains a mixture of navy beans, black beans, red beans, pinto beans, baby lima...

New Smartfood Popcorn Clusters! 00

New Smartfood Popcorn Clusters!

New Smartfood Popcorn Clusters!

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For a sweet after lunch treat, I had some Smartfood Popcorn Clusters that are recently a new item at Jewel! I bought a box of five mini snack packs to take around to class to with me. These snacks were great, not too high in calories and a good source of fiber! Plus they have no weird ingredients! I had the Honey Multigrain flavor and it was awesome, I can’t wait to try other Smartfood...

The Facts About Flax 00

The Facts About Flax

The Facts About Flax

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Trying to get a healthy dose of omega-3 fatty acids but sick of dealing with fish oil capsules everyday? Flaxseed is the perfect alternative! These tiny seeds are loaded with omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, phytoestrogen, and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). Sound too scientific for you? Don’t worry, you’ll be a flaxseed expert in no time! Flaxseed is extremely rich in omega-3 fatty acids....

Chi Chi Chi Chia! 00

Chi Chi Chi Chia!

Chi Chi Chi Chia!

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Chia is back! But not in the form of a sprouting green clay animal. Believe it or not, the seeds used to grow such plants are a great dietary supplement! Chia seeds are extremely high in omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, protein, antioxidants, calcium, and a number of vitamin and minerals! The Chia plant is native to Mexico and is grown commerically for its seeds. Chia seeds are a nutty-tasting,...

Best 3 Snack Bars 00

Best 3 Snack Bars

Best 3 Snack Bars

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We at Eat Chic know that eating on the run is more common then ever today. Therefore, we want to make sure that you stay energized and feeling satisfied no matter what! That’s why Eat Chic would like to share with you our favorite 3 snack bars! 1) Larabar Why we love it – Larabars are all natural snack bars made from a nutritious blend of fruit and nuts. They are completely vegan and...

Best Frozen TV Dinner Picks! 00

Best Frozen TV Dinner Picks!

Best Frozen TV Dinner Picks!

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At Eat Chic, we know that some days can be more hectic than others. There are days when you come home from work late and collapse on the couch in front of the TV and the last thing you want to do is cook. So for those busy nights, Eat Chic wants you to know what to look for when choosing a frozen TV dinner. Three easy things to look at on the nutrition label when searching for the perfect frozen...