Healing Foods – Flaxseed

So many great things to say about wonderful flaxseed.  The best most potent form of flax seed is when it is in its ground state, as it unlocks its healing properties.  Everything from digestive comfort, vascular health aid, to potential cancer deterrent.  As flaxseed is high in natural fiber it is a great laxative aid…

Low-Fat Blueberry Yogurt Muffins

Low-Fat Blueberry Flax Yogurt Muffins Time: 30 minutes Servings: 12 Muffins 12 Ingredient recipe Low Fat, Low Sugar, Low Sodium Ingredients: 1 3/4 Cup whole wheat pastry flour1 Cup Agave 1/4 Cup ground flax seed 2 Teaspoons baking powder 2 Teaspoons lemon juicePinch of ground nutmeg 3/4 Cup non-fat Greek Yogurt 1/4 Cup no sugar…

Flax, Chia, Quinoa & Buckwheat Pancakes w/Raspberry Agave Sauce

Flax, Chia, Quinoa & Buckwheat Pancakes w/Raspberry Agave Sauce Time: 10 Minutes Yield: 4-6 Servings 9 Ingredient Recipe Ingredients: 7 Grain(Bob’s Red Mill), Buckwheat Pancake mix, or Whole Wheat Just Add Water 1/2 Cup cooked organic quinoa 1/4 Cup Organic Ground Flax (Bob’s Red Mill) 1/4 Cup Organic Chia Seeds 1 Organic Vegetarian Fed Egg…

Flaxseeds

Healing Foods Flaxseeds Inside these tiny kernels are big health benefits: digestive comfort, vascular health, maybe even cancer deterrence The seeds of the flax plant are in the research spotlight. Because of their fiber, ground flaxseeds have shown promise as a treatment for constipation and irritable bowel syndrome, lessening symptoms significantly more than psyllium fiber….

A Healthy New You for 2013! Reach For the STARS!

2013 New Food Resolutions Top nutrition experts offer a healthy resolution a day to keep the doctor (and unwanted pounds) away This new year, how would you like to inspire someone—maybe a friend, a family member, or even a stranger—to eat more healthfully? You have the power to do just that, and it can start…

Blueberry Lime Flax Agave Bars

Modified from Improv Kitchen’s Recipe Blueberry Lime Flax Agave Bars Time: 45 Minutes + 4 Hours to cool completely for best results Yield: 12 – 16 Bars (7 Item Recipe) Naturally Vegan, Vegetarian & Gluten Free Crust Ingredients: 1 stick Vegan Butter ¼ c. agave nectar 1 c. rice flour 1 t. vanilla extract Filling…

Bulgur Wheat Pilaf with Flax, Tomato & Onions

Bulgar Wheat Pilaf with Flax Tomato & Onion Naturally Vegan & Vegetarian Time: 18 Minutes Yield: 4 Servings (8 Item Recipe) Ingredients: 2 Tbsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 Cup Organic Bulgur Wheat (I use Bob’s Red Mill) 1/4 Cup Raw Organic Flaxseed (I use Bob’s Red Mill) 1/3 Cup Organic Onion, diced 1 Small…

Spicy Veggie Flax Burger with Bell Pepper & Black Beans

Spicy Veggie Flax Burger with Bell Peppers & Black Beans Naturally Vegan & Vegetarian Time: 20 minutes Yields: 4 Large Burgers (9 Item Recipe) Ingredients: 1 cup organic flax meal 2 Cups organic black beans, rinsed and drained (I use the dried and soak them day before – makes more & cheaper) 1 Organic Jalapeno,…

Flax Seed

Flax seed is amazingly nutritious especially for being such a tiny seed.  Fiber, Lignans & Omega 3‘s are what make these seeds so special.  Flax are filled with vitamins and minerals while also providing antioxidants. Flax seed is very low in carbohydrates, which makes it ideal for people who limit their intake of starches and…