CHIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIA!!!

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Chia seeds would have to be one of my favourite foods. I have diverticulosis..(that’s where you have little pockets in your gut that can trap seeds etc yucky..AND painful)..so chia wasn’t something I could eat in, say a bread with chia seeds in it.

For women, the RDI of omega-3s is 1.1 grams (1,100 mg) a day, so if you’re looking for a new food source that’s vegan, gluten-free, and easy to digest, then these babies are your new bestie.

About two tablespoons contains:

137 calories,one gram of saturated fat, 11 grams of fibre, 4 grams of protein, 177 milligrams of calcium, and 4.9 grams of omega-3 fatty acids.

So nutritionally speaking, these little guys rock.

You can do great things with Chia.

Oh. Em. Gee

This is my most favourite  breakfast recipe when I want to have a sweet breakfast.

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Sesame…ses-a-you!!

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Sesame

Wow, it really is a magical plant. Until I started researching for this blog, I hadn’t actually seen a sesame plant. They are beautiful and to harvest them must take an enormous amount of resources as the seeds come from such tiny pods!

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Just look how small they are in this persons hand.

I absolutely love the taste of sesame oil. I have been doing oil pulling with sesame oil for a few months now, and really,my teeth have never looked whiter. there are many many articles on the web about oil pulling, but the benefits for me, have been a fresher, cleaner feeling on my teeth and they are much whiter. I also use a tongue scraper first thing in the morning as well. Both of these are Ayurvedic methods.

read about the benefits of oil pulling here

I use sesame seeds in cooking and I use the oil as well in salads. the taste is nutty and yummy and truly one of my favourites.

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here’s a favourite recipe using sesame oil:

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The Sexiest Brownie In The World

I’m in love with this brownie

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Truly. Madly. Deeply. This is the sexiest brownie in the  world. The Sofia Vergara of the brownie world. (I like women, so if you’re a  man lover..pick yours..the Johnny Depp of the brownie world..whatevs)…this is a-sexual, its the brownie to beat all brownies…deelish and a no fail. A friend sent me this recipe ages ago and I’ve made them a few times and they are always a winner! and again…AVOCADO!!

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Meatfree Mondays..la la, lalalala, so good to me..

Well every day is meatless for me, but I’m suggesting to you, that you make your Monday an entirely meatless day!!

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I know, I know….but how> what will I have for breakfast??…snacks? lunch? dinner?/ you want me to have a soy/mocha/ cappa/frappachinno??

wait what??

Come on lovelies..ONE day…your liver will thank you, your entire body will thank you…the planet will thank you.

Meat Free Mondays is an initiative that is now global

read about it here!

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