I love chocolate! Who doesn’t? Today chocolate is very popular, but they usually come added with some sugar and dairy ingredients to make them more palatable. Not in this recipe! Cacao powder and nibs, on the other hand, are in their purest form, from the cocoa bean. Raw cacao is a powerful antioxidant that boosts your immune system. It contains a broad spectrum of important vitamins and minerals. Why not give this Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding a try and let it be one indulgence in your diet?
Here is another healthy snack for those of us snackers out there! This Matcha Energy Bites recipe is a popular favorite. Matcha is rich and intense in flavor and is packed with antioxidants. Regular consumption of matcha powder has been shown to have positive impacts on your body’s metabolism and therefore helps you burn calories and lose weight. You might want to give this recipe a try and you will be surprised at how delicious healthy matcha can be with the sweetness from the honey and shredded coconut.
Without good sleep, even a great diet and lifestyle may not be enough to keep you healthy. If you think you might be struggling with getting good sleep, look no further. Read on and get a jump start with these simple 34 natural home remedies that you can try today to get some well-deserved rest. Get refreshing tips to create the best sleep environment from diet to the right ambiance in your bedroom. Sleep is so critical to your overall well-being that you definitely don’t want to be without your Zzz’s.
Hemp seeds are quickly becoming the next “in” food. They can be found more easily these days at your local grocery stores. Whole and unshelled hemp seeds look similar to large brown peppercorns. Hemp seeds have a slightly nutty flavor and many people have found its flavor to be very palatable and accessible. Hemp seeds contain many healthy essential oils. This is definitely not your traditional salad dressing, but it tastes so good and is so nutritious. It will go well with any simple leafy green salads.
Sleep is actually essential and very good for your mind, body, and soul and we all need a good balance of it. However, a good night’s sleep is so underrated by most where being busy and making the most of every minute of your day, has become the norm. Getting at least 8 hours and no less than 6 hours of sleep each night can reduce your risks of developing life-threatening conditions. Are you able to get enough hours of shut-eye and much-needed rest as you should be?
Are you like me and love crunchy things? Like potato chips and tortilla chips? But we know that neither of these is very healthy for you. As kale became more and more popular, someone came up with a brilliant idea to add another way we can consume kale. And I love that someone for it. In this crispy kale chips recipe, I am using the curly green kale. For seasonings, just like potato chips, feel free to use different spices each time you make this recipe. Serve as finger food or enjoy as a snack. Don’t forget to share!
Quinoa is actually not a grain but a pseudo-cereal, a seed that is prepared and consumed like a grain. Regardless of how it is classified, quinoa is very nutritious for you. It contains an excellent amount of dietary fiber and a list of other vitamin and minerals. It has a crunchy texture and slightly nutty flavor and best of all, it is gluten-free! I love quinoa and I have completely substituted my white rice and grain consumption with quinoa. Need I convince you more to try this recipe?
Have you caught a ride on the CBD wave yet? It’s almost hard to miss as cannabidiol moves its way into the mainstream market and more studies are uncovering its amazing benefits. CBD has been used for thousands of years to treat various types of pain, but the medical benefits are much more far-reaching today. Let’s have a look at why you may want to consider how you can feel better from a long list of health issues that CBD may help. Here are just 15 amazing reasons why CBD oil may be so important for achieving optimal health
The majority of the magnesium in your body is stored in your bones, muscles and soft tissues. It is easy to become deficient in magnesium because either we do not consume enough magnesium-rich foods or our lifestyle such as high stress depletes our magnesium stores. Knowing how essential magnesium is for your body, what can you do to consume enough of this critically wonderful nutrient? Fortunately, adding magnesium-rich foods in your daily diet is a very simple way to up your magnesium levels.
Everyone needs some D in their life! But don’t assume that your levels of this often-undervalued nutrient are good enough to keep you healthy. Vitamin D is a fat-soluble nutrient that plays a key role in pretty much all your physiological functions. At optimal levels, vitamin D may be responsible for protecting you against many modern-day diseases. Very few foods naturally contain vitamin D but you can eat certain foods and add supplements to give you the best results.