5 Easy Ways to Incorporate Nutrient-Rich Super foods into your next Family Meal
Flax, chia, etc. are nutrient dense super foods. What we don't know is that all seeds, grains, and pulses are high in anti nutrients, blocking mineral absorption. Sprouting these seeds helps to overcome the nutrient blocking properties of these seeds.
Sprouting is nothing new. The ancients have been doing it for years. At Back2theGarden, we sprout, dry, and mill our seeds in a gluten free, organic facility.
Here's 5 easy way to incorporate them into your family's meals and snacks.
Enjoy these easy tips using our sprouted products which further enhance these super foods making them easier to digest and more of the nutrients available to your body!
1. In Your Baking
2. Add it to Your Stuffing
If you're serving stuffing, mix in some sprouted flaxseed just before serving.
3. Mix it Into Your Dressing
4. Make This Simple Recipe: Cranberry-Orange Quinoa
Simply cook quinoa, then mix in cranberries, parsley, and fresh orange juice.
This simple recipe contains all nine essential amino acids, is high in protein and is an excellent source of fiber. Cranberries also offer anti inflammatory and anti cancer properties.
5. Easy Recipe #2: Quinoa, Pecan Salad
Serve the following over a bed of baby spinach...
- Cook quinoa
- Add chopped pecans, red onion, and dried cranberries to quinoa (to taste)
- Make a dressing with equal parts apple cider vinegar, honey, lemon, and olive oil
- Stir in 1 to 2 tbsp of sprouted flaxseed and/or sprouted chia seed powder for an extra nutritional boost.