to be eating daily: Chia Seeds and Flaxseed
many people rave about them:*Chia Seeds have:
-7 times more vitamin C than an orange
-2 times more iron than spinach
-2 times more potassium than
1.8g of Omega-3 essential fatty acids per TB, which is a “good” fat that benefits heart health.
Contains Lignans, which functions like an antioxidant and has been shown to reduce the risk of breast cancer in women and prostate cancer in men. Flaxseed has 75 to 800 times more lignans than other plant foods.
protein shakes, putting them in your protein bites, or sprinkling them over foods that you like. But today, here is a recipe with my favorite way to eat
I made a bowl of this dip and tasted it by itself and wasn’t blown away to be honest (it’s not really very sweet, unless you add a lot of stevia). But once I used it as a dip for an apple, it was SO GOOOOD.
Here’s how to make it:I used:
1 container Plain Greek Yogurt (I could only find the fat free type, but full fat would be fine, also) 5.3 oz
1-2 TB. Natural Peanut Butter (our favorite is Smucker’s Natural Chunky) to taste
1 TB Chia Seeds
1 TB Flaxseed
½ to 1 tsp Stevia/Truvia to taste
Plop it all in a bowl and mix it up.
|When I have time, I pre-cut my apple slices, squirt on some lemon juice, and take them to work already cut.|
|This was after it had sat overnight and become thicker.|
texture. It becomes more of a spread than a dip, but it is DELICIOUS.
I’m putting it on my morning apple.I’ve made this recipe twice a week since I first created it and look forward to
having it as one of my snacks each day along with my apple. I hope that you
like it as much as I do!