Posts Tagged "flaxseed"

Soaked Oats 00

Soaked Oats

Soaked Oats

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Soaking or fermenting grains before using them to make porridge, breads, cakes, and casseroles is an age old tradition. Here are a few reasons why you should should jump on the ‘”soaked oats bandwagon” and give your digestive tract a break! All grains contain phytic acid in the outer bran layer. Phytic acid is an organic acid that combines with calcium, magnesium, copper, iron,...

Healthy Morning Glory Muffins 00

Healthy Morning Glory Muffins

Healthy Morning Glory Muffins

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After juicing a whole bag of carrots last week I wanted to find a use for the left over pulp. Naturally, I went on an online search for a healthy morning glory muffin and low and behold came across a fantastic recipe by Angela from Oh She Glows! I had to make a few changes of my own to the recipe based on what was available in my kitchen this morning, but nevertheless the muffins turned out...

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Muesli

Muesli

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One of my favorite things to have for breakfast is some old-fashion muesli cereal. While I do enjoy the occasional bowl of oatmeal for breakfast, I am more of a cold cereal person so muesli is the perfect match! So what is muesli you ask? Muesli (pronounced myoos-lee) goes back to the 1800’s when it was developed by a Swiss nutritionist. The cereal is made from a blend of whole grains...

Vegan Corn Muffins! 00

Vegan Corn Muffins!

Vegan Corn Muffins!

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Lunch today was leftover frozen chili with some freshly baked vegan corn muffins! My favorite part about these are the whole corn kernels that are baked into each muffin! Vegan Corn Muffins vegetarian, vegan, dairy-free, peanut-free, tree nut-free, shellfish-oil, fish-free, nightshade-free, bean & legume-free Ingredients: 1 Tbsp ground flax seed 1 cup plain soymilk 1 cup frozen sweet...

Cracked Wheat and Cracked Rye 00

Cracked Wheat and Cracked Rye

Cracked Wheat and Cracked Rye

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The Christmas season is officially in full swing! Christmas is my favorite holiday of all time! This morning I am jamming to the Holiday Tradition channel on XM Radio and am planning on doing a little Christmas shopping and decorating later today! I slept in much later then planned today, I must have been wiped out from Thanksgiving with the family and my 6am Walmart shopping yesterday. For...

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....

5 Foods to Make Your Skin Glow 00

5 Foods to Make Your Skin Glow

5 Foods to Make Your Skin Glow

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How your skin looks on the outside is a reflection of what you put inside your body. The foods you eat can actually increase skin health and enhance the appearance of your skin. However, you have to choose the right foods. Therefore, Eat Chic has composed a list of foods for healthier and better looking skin! Try to incorporate any of these nutritious foods into your daily diet and see if you...

Personalize Your Own Breakfast Bars! 00

Personalize Your Own Breakfast Bars!

Personalize Your Own Breakfast Bars!

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Saving money is on everyone’s mind these days so why not utilize the ingredients you already have in your cupboard to make simple, portable, and healthy snacks! You can customize your own breakfast bars using your favorite cereals, nuts, and dried fruit for the whole family to enjoy without worrying about all of the preservatives added in store bought ones. You can even add flax seed or...