When you have a sweet tooth, but don’t want the artificial colors, preservatives and additives that are found in many processed bars, you can make your own delicious mulberry oat bars with coconut maple glaze and have a dessert that is totally additive free. These bars are vegan, gluten free and dairy free, and have so many good and healthy ingredients that you will absolutely love.
I love chia for all of the benefits that it offers…fiber, antioxidants and protein to name a few. I am always looking to create great new combinations with chia seeds.. Today, it is Chai Chia Berry Pudding. We already love chai when mixed with tea, so, why not include it in other recipes? The result is that the pudding is completely smooth, and goes down like silk. Yum. On a practical note, on occasion, I am not in the mood for the texture of chia seeds, so I ground them in the Vitamix with a dry grains container. They are then powdery, and smooth and very pudding like. Kids will never suspect that this is so healthy and good for them!
In the mood for something sweet, but not too sweet? This raw pomegranate cheesecake is for you. Date and mulberry crust, light and fluffy pomegranate filling and pomegranate chia frosting. Quick, light and delicious.
We can all use a boost in the middle of the day, before a work out, or to just start the day. These energy bites are full of fruit and fiber and hit the spot.
- 2 tbsp. almond butter
- 1/2 banana
- 1/4 cup raspberries/blackberries (or whatever berries you have)
- 1/4 cup mango
- 2 tbsp. pomegranate seeds
- 1/2 tsp hemp seeds
- 1/2 tsp chia seeds
- 1/2 tsp toasted almonds
- 2 tbsp. coconut yogurt
- 2 coconut wraps
- orange zest for garnish
- Divide ingredients in half as recipe makes 2 wraps
- Spread almond butter on wrap
- Add fruit in layers, banana, then berries, then mango, pomegranate seeds
- Sprinkle hemp seeds, chia seeds, toasted almonds
- Top with tbsp. yogurt
- Roll wrap
- Garnish with orange zest