With the New Year in full swing many people are talking about changes they want to make; exercise more, portion control and eat healthier. Smoothies are one of the most easy and quick fueling go to meals you can make. They're filling and fuel the body with a balance of macronutrients!
A yummy holiday dessert that is a healthy alternative to the coffee shop brownies you’ll find in the pastry cases.
Last week we learned that flaxseed meal can be used as an egg substitute. Here is a perfect example that going plant powered can be delicious and easy!
Storing Flax Seeds or Meal:
Refrigerate or freeze in an airtight container. This keeps the nutrients intact.
What can I use it in?
It works as a binding agent, so anything that requires an egg. Or add a tablespoon of flaxseed meal to a smoothie, top yogurt, oatmeal, rice dishes. It adds a “nutty” flavor.
Seeds vs Meal?
Seeds pass right through our bodies, not allowing us to absorb all the benefits it has to offer. High in fiber and Omega 3 fatty acids are just a two of the many benefits.
Do you remember growing up as a kid and always ordering Thin Mints from the Girl Scouts? It's definitely one of the more popular cookies out there and we have a great recipe to share with you on how to make gluten, dairy and soy-free protein packed thin mints.
Hummus is considered to be a thick paste that is great for dipping, made originally in the Middle East. So why not enjoy this classic dish with your favorite veggies, pitas and get a nice serving of protein too. We think you're going to love this recipe.
These double chocolate cookie dough bites are perfect for breakfast, midday, between meals and for dessert. It's a simple no bake fool proof recipe that is gluten, soy, dairy, flour less and nut free!!