Month: June 2013

The Greek Superfood Snack

Ever wonder if the Greek gods ate a diet of Greek yogurt? I think they might have. Pair it with some healthy fruit and healthy seeds to create this quick recipe for a protein-packed superfood treat to revive&energize! As the mighty Zeus says… “For a true hero isn’t measured by the size of his strength, but by the strength of his heart.” So why these ingredients? Chia seeds: A superfood of the ancient Mayans and Aztecs, chia seeds have been proven to show amazing nutritional benefits. Consuming chia seeds as a dietary fat source can lower triglycerides and cholesterol levels while increasing HDL or the”good” cholesterol. Chia is great for regulating blood insulin levels, can be digested whole, provide rich Omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, important antioxidants and minerals, and are gluten-free! Best of all, they have satiating effects, leaving you feeling full with just a spoon-full. More on chia here: http://wp.me/p2CRW5-UF Buckwheat Groats:  Buckwheat has been linked to lowered risk of developing high cholesterol and high blood pressure. They are rich in flavonoids, and help control blood sugar. …