This is such a simple and refreshing seasonal recipe that includes lemon, maple syrup, frozen strawberries and banana. The best part is that all the ingredients are in season, which mean, local, nutrient-dense, fresh and great deals.
Some additions could include:
- Mint or Lemon Balm
- Chia Seeds
Some variations we like:
- Watermelon instead of strawberries
- Cayenne pepper, no berries
- Lime and strawberry
- Lime, strawberry and mint
- Raspberry, lemon and rosemary
Let’s take a look at today’s ingredients:
- Gluten-Free Flour: there are many healthy, gluten-free alternatives to regular or wheat flour available for people with celiac disease, gluten sensitivity or those avoiding gluten for other reasons. Some gluten-free flours have more nutrients than others, making them healthier choices to include in your diet.
- Plant-based milk: Depending on which nut or seed you choose to base your plant milk from it will add a unique signature taste and nutritional qualities. Since the only other ingredient to make plant milk is water, this is also quiet hydrating for every cell in your body.
- Bananas: Bananas contain many important nutrients, moderate blood sugar levels, improve digestive health, aid weight loss, support heart health, and contain powerful antioxidants.
- Unsalted Peanuts: peanuts are a legume and high protein source (26g/100g). They are naturally sweet, especially heated and nutrition powerhouse containing calcium (9%), Iron (25%), Vitamin B-6 (15%), and Magnesium (42%).
Chia Seed Jam
- Chia Seeds: Chia Seeds deliver a massive amount of nutrients with very few calories, they are loaded with antioxidants, carbs and fiber. Chia seeds are a plant-based protein (17g), high in omega-3 fatty acids and may help you lose weight. In addition chia seeds are a quality source of calcium (63%), iron (42%), and magnesium (83%).
DISCLOSURE: The content of this Recipe Share is for general instruction only. Each person’s physical, emotional, and spiritual condition is unique. The instruction in this is not intended to replace or interrupt the reader’s relationship with a physician or other professional. Please consult your doctor for matters pertaining to your specific health and diet.
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