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Chocolate Coconut Chia Pudding Recipe & Video

Everybody likes a little dessert now and then.  Even those of us who eat healthy foods on a regular basis enjoy a sweet treat, and that’s okay.  Not all desserts are equal.  This chocolate coconut chia seed pudding is for those days when you are craving something sweet and delicious, but still want to eat something nutritious.

Not only is this dessert low in fat and sugar, it is nutritious.  You are doing yourself a favour by eating this pudding.  Chia seeds are a great source of essential Omega 3s that most of us need more of in our diet.  They are also high in antioxidants, and a good source of protein.  On top of all the nutrition that chia seeds offer, this recipe also contains raw cacao powder considered to be another great superfood because of its high content of antioxidants.  It is considered to be be one of the best sources of antioxidants  in the world.

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Cocao Pecan Pumpkin Seed Energy Balls

Do you like chocolate?  Did you know that raw cocao is on the the world’s best sources of anti-oxidants.  If you have never tried raw cocoa this is a good place to start.

If you are looking for a nutritionally dense snack that is easy to make and incredibly delicious then look no further.  These energy balls are made with soaked pecans, raw cocao nibs, raw pumpkin seeds, ground flaxseed, dates and shredded coconut.  Continue reading

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Chia Fresca: Iskiate


Warning. Drinking this delicious and simple beverage is good for your health and may make you feel great and increase your daily productivity.

I discovered this delicious and healthful drink by reading the incredible book called Born to Run by Christopher McDougall.  This is my version of the chia drink that the Tarahumara tribe would drink to keep them energized during their 50 mile+ runs.  I say my version because I am not quite sure exactly how they prepared it.

I think it will be good enough to keep you going during your everyday life.

 

Just to mention a few of the positive things about chia seeds.  A great plant based source of protein, omega 3s, fibre, and antioxidants.  All in one little seed.

Mix it with some water, lemon or lime juice, and natural sweetener and you have yourself one SUPER drink.

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