Try this bright and fresh Carrot Top Pesto for all your spread and dipping needs. While carrots are available all year round, they are best enjoyed fresh from the garden …
This amazing simple recipe is a powerful way to start your day. We often have a mason jar filled with the dry ingredients on hand for camping or travel ~ just add liquid and allow to soak.
This will keep well in the fridge for up to three days, and may be blended into a smoothie with fresh fruit and power food supplements for Breakfast on the GO!
Lately, Chia Pudding has been fuelling our long days in the Garden and we hope you will make it part of your healthy eating regime!
Nutritional Scoop ~ Chia seeds are one of the richest sources of essential omega-3 fatty acid. They are also a rich source of calcium, containing the important mineral boron, which acts as catalyst for the absorption and utilization of the calcium by the body.
The gel that is formed in the stomach creates a physical barrier between carbohydrates and the digestive enzymes that break them down, thus slowing the conversion of carbohydrates into sugar. Chia seeds are a muscle and tissue builder and an energizer of endurance with extensive hydration properties.
Chia seed is also wonderful for the growth and regeneration of tissue during pregnancy and lactation, and this would also include regeneration of muscle tissue for conditioning, athletes, weight lifters, etc.
DID YOU KNOW?
Aztec traders and warriors often subsisted on nothing more than nutritional chia seeds during their long expeditions. In fact, chia was so highly valued in the Aztec culture that it was considered a form of currency.
1. Combine ingredients in a thermos or insulated container. Make sure the liquid covers the dry ingredients by at least 3 inches. The pudding will expand as the liquid is absorbed.