It’s summer squash season, and I just harvested a foot long zucchini from my garden. That’s a whole lotta zucc! Top of my recipe list this year is zucchini muffins! and these most… Read More
Chia seeds (yes, the same ones used with those adorably frightening chia pets, chia people, and, most recently, Chia Obama) are rich in protein (and complete protein at that!), omega-3 fatty acids (even more so than flax), and antioxidants. When compared to other good sources of fiber, chia reigns supreme, beating out even the dry figs and prunes grandma used to feed you when you couldn’t make #2 as a wee one. Read on for a simple and delicious chai chia pudding recipe…
Why don’t I just buy a tube? Well, for one, the chemicals. The authority we too often grant to big name brands has overshadowed the dangers of toxic and carcinogenic ingredients included in most commercially produced toiletries, cosmetics, cleaning products, clothing and food. As a general rule of thumb, I try to avoid consuming products with tongue-twister ingredients or those which sound synthetic.
Fast, simple, and soooo flavorful, these burgers are a surefire crowd pleaser! I love making this recipe in bulk so I can freeze the uneaten patties, though they have yet to last longer than 2 days in my house. These chipotle black bean burgers are vegan, gluten free, low fat, and high in protein, so you can feel good about eating them!