Chia is Back!  It’s now my BEST Breakfast!

Chia is Back! It’s now my BEST Breakfast!

Chia is BACK!  Not as a "chai pet" but as chia porridge!  I love this simple breakfast that can be made the night before and it's easy to transport.  Read below about all the amazing benefits of adding chia to your diet. Chia Porridge 3 Tablespoons chia seeds 1 cup almond milk or coconut milk (DIY – Almond Milk: http://tinyurl.com/mus2kgu)(DIY Coconut Milk:http://tinyurl.com/l4do4jv) 1 Tablespoon lemon juice (optional) Handful of chopped walnuts Handful of raisins (blueberries, raspberries too) Cinnamon Pinch of sea salt 1 teaspoon vanilla Honey or maple syrup or stevia to taste Directions:  Stir chia seeds into milk into bowl or pint jar. (I like to use a pint jar because I lid it and store in the fridge)  Stir for 10 seconds.  Add the remaining ingredients and stir well.  Adjust seasonings/sweetener to taste.  Let set for 10 minutes or more before eating.   You can make this up the night before and its ready to eat in the morning.  You can easily take this on the road too.  Options to add:  cardamom, nutmeg, almonds, goji berries, cranberries, cashews. Enjoy!   Chia seeds are “super” because, like superfruits, they deliver the maximum amount of nutrients with minimum calories. These tiny little seeds pack a big nutritional punch. They have several of the same benefits as the more well-known “super seed” flax, but unlike flax seed, you don’t need to grind them to reap the health benefits.  The nutritional benefits of Chia include: Dietary Fiber Nearly 11 grams per ounce. That’s about 42% of your recommended daily value in one single ounce. The typical American diet is dramatically lacking in fiber; while the...
Asian Bok Choy and Tuna

Asian Bok Choy and Tuna

On my last shopping trip I picked up some bok choy and ginger.  As I was considering preparing the bok choy I had the thought….. saute the ginger until crisp with garlic and saute bok choy.  As I was cooking this part, the rest of the ingredients to add just popped into my mind, cashews, curry and tuna.  Wow!  This turned out to be delicious.  And so another recipe was born tonight!  Simple and Delicious…few ingredients and 20 minute prep. 2 servings as a side or 1 person as a main meal   2 slices of peeled ginger cut in match stick pieces 2 Medium Sized Bok Choy bunches. Lay the bunch on side and slice through like you were cutting bread 2 cloves garlic peeled and thinly sliced ¼ tsp curry powder (Frontier Brand) ¼ cup raw cashew pieces ½ can Tongol Tuna Organic Tamari Sauce – to taste   Bring coconut oil to medium heat in cast iron skillet or stainless steel skillet. Add ginger sticks and garlic to pan. Saute until crisp stirring continually about 5 minutes. Add chopped Bok Choy and saute for 2 minutes stirring continually Add cashew and continue stirring for 2 more minutes Sprinkle curry powder over all Add Tuna pieces and Tamari Sauce. Heat through....