Posts Tagged ‘milk’

Vanilla Chia Pudding

October 13th, 2014


      Chia seeds are little nutrition powerhouses.  They contain healthy omega-3 fatty acids, carbohydrates, protein, fiber, antioxidants, AND calcium.  And unlike flax seeds, they don’t need to be ground in order for your body to absorb the nutrients.   These super little seeds absorb up to ten times their weight in water.  So
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Mini Chicken Meatballs

October 4th, 2014


This recipe is a great alternative to the traditional meatballs in tomato sauce.  Because they are cooked in chicken broth along with fresh tomatoes they are a bit lighter in flavor…my son thought they tasted like matzoh balls.  I thought they were delicious and so easy to throw together.  This will definitely have a place
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Homemade Almond Milk

May 16th, 2014


Recently my 5-year old discovered that chicken actually came from a…CHICKEN!  He no now longer consumes chicken, meat, yogurt or milk (he’s even switched over to coconut milk ice-cream, although he has been know to consume some soft serve when we’re out!).  He loves oatmeal for breakfast and was starting to miss the addition of
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Breakfast Quinoa

February 28th, 2013


Everyone knows that my favorite breakfast is oatmeal, but even I need a change every so often! Once day I had some leftover quinoa in the refrigerator and threw this together….I may have found a new breakfast love. The perfect combination of warm, crunchy and a little bit sweet. Delish!! Breakfast Quinoa 1 Cup cooked
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October 29th, 2012


Oatmeal is one of my favorite breakfast foods.  Not only is it delicious, is is also easy to make, very versatile and packed with health benefits.  Oatmeal helps to lower cholesterol, decreases risk of diabetes, boosts your immune system and keeps your blood sugar stable.  My family and I eat oatmeal almost every morning.  Here
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