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Posts Tagged: chia seeds
One of the sure signs of spring for me, besides more sunshine, is the sight of young nettle plants coming up. Stinging nettle is one of my favourite wild plants to harvest. It is the first edible spring green that I like to forage for and it is delicious! Nettle season is now upon us here in… Read more »
Rancho Vignola is so lucky to have customers who share their culinary creations with us, this one chock-full of healthy ingredients, containing no sugar and can be adapted to be completely gluten-free! Rancho Vignola Harvest Sales are happening in our communities and the online Harvest Sale is coming up from December 1 to 15, so our… Read more »
Do you know one of the best ways of getting a whole bunch of super nutritious foods into your daily diet is by mixing up a smoothie for breakfast? I’ve been enjoying a magnesium-rich, high-protein smoothie this winter, and it’s the first time I’ve found something that doesn’t spike my blood sugar but keeps me… Read more »
Cha-Cha-Chia! Yes, those tiny little black seeds you see exploding in popularity around you and being touted as a “superfood” are the same seeds you may have grown in the terracotta animals back in the day. Did you know the microgreens you garnered from your little pet are also edible, tasting similar to alfalfa or… Read more »
With the beautiful spring weather having arrived, many are taking full advantage, spending time outdoors and active. It’s important when you’re active for more then a few hours to give your body something to keep it performing the best it can, and this drink is just the thing! Chia seeds have received a lot of… Read more »
Many people I know stay away from making jams, but it doesn’t have to be a daunting task! This recipe is flexible, easy and fast, doesn’t require purchasing any pectin or thickener, and no need to figure out how to can, as it can be easily kept in the freezer and thawed as needed. You… Read more »
Need a high-fibre, high-protein, delicious chocolate treat that the kids will love? Well, chia pudding is an easy dessert/snack/breakfast that even the kids can make! Chia seeds are so strange! When you put them in liquid, they absorb it all and turn into a gel-like consistency. Despite their tiny size, chia seeds are among the… Read more »
Eating something nutritious when you’re in a rush can be difficult. I find that the more I plan ahead the easier it is to make the healthier choice. One way I do that is to make up a batch of these cookies for something filling and easy to grab on-the-go.