A dusting of "lizard scale powder" and "bat seeds" makes Halloween go down in the most frightful way!
If you watched last year's Summer Olympics you may have witnessed a spectacular display of explosive power from Simone Biles, the US's four-foot-eight star gymnast. Super seeds are kind of like Biles. They pack an exceptional nutritional punch into a tiny package.
The sweetest holiday of the year is fast approaching and I've got the perfect treat for you! The combination of peanut butter
Edamame, green peas and tempeh are all protein-rich. Get some.
What are chia seeds? Yes, these are the same chia that were made famous as the household chia pet in the late 70s. You might remember a certain TV jingle "ch-ch-ch-chia!". They have since become much more than just decorative household items and are one of my favourite pantry additions.
It's amazing how much is packed into this little seed. Just consider it the mighty mouse of the food world.
Good things don't always come in big packages — this is especially true for seeds. Although individually seeds are one of
Seeds are often an afterthought: they make up toppings for muffins or buns and are often salty or spicy snacks. But it's
It somehow seems easier to eat healthier in the summer. You’re surrounded by fresh fruits and veggies, and it’s way too hot
Chia seeds are packed with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and omega-3 fats. They come from a flowering plant in the mint family grown in Mexico, and were a staple in the diet of the ancient Mayans and Aztecs. Chia seeds were thought to have magical powers. Aztec soldiers would grind up the seeds and eat them for a boost of energy to sustain them over long periods of time. I add them to oatmeal, salads, granola, and baking.
It's no secret superfoods are on people's minds these days, with everything from chia seeds to goji berries now a regular
You've read about chia, and you know why you should add this healthy little seed to your diet. But finding ways to eat this
Small seeds that pack big nutrition have turned out to be the latest nourishing must-haves. For years, I've advised people to "go nuts" for their health; now as an early taste from my new book, here is a look at three of my favourite seeds and ways to add these delicious, gluten-free dark horses to your menu.
WHAT WE'RE COOKING THIS WEEK: Chia seeds If you haven't jumped on 2013's chia band wagon yet, you're missing out. This powerful
If there's one thing everyone is feeling at this time of year, it's the desire to add some healthy options into their diets
Since turning 40, I have noticed a transformation happening with my body. Joints are cracking, I'm feeling stiffness and injuries that never existed in my younger years. These have all been physical wake-up calls for me in this new phase of my life.
This teeny weeny black and brown superfood has become somewhat of a ch-ch-ch-champion in the health world. Chia seeds, which
Flax seeds burst onto the nutritional scene a few years ago, and now you can find them everywhere, including flour, bread
Ch-ch-ch-chia! The fuzzy green novelty items may be the first thing you think of when you hear the word chia, but these tiny
At the speed of this life, it is hard to get all of the nutrients you need. Every modern human needs a few tricks up their sleeve to boost or better the food they choose. Here is your cheat sheet of four foods that you can add to whatever you are eating and improve every spoon.