Recipe: Vanilla Chia Pudding

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Chia Seeds are one of the newer super-foods on every healthy person’s lips! And the reason for it is that they are high in protein, fiber (42% of DV in 1 oz) and Omega-3 fatty acids (13% of DV in 1 oz). They can easily be added to smoothies, homemade granola, sprinkled over hot or cold cereal, baked into crackers, and added to salads.

So what better what to consume these wonderful super-seeds than in a simple and easy dessert, and it’s great for children and adults alike!

Vanilla Chia Pudding:
1/2 cup of whole raw chia seeds
2 1/4 cups of coconut cream / coconut milk / almond milk / any other variety of milk you enjoy
1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract
a pinch of salt
2 tablespoons of honey / Grade B Pure Maple Syrup
Spices for additional flavor (cinnamon / cacao / lemon zest)
Fruit and nuts for garnish

In a small bowl or jar, combine the chia seeds, milk of choice, vanilla, salt, and spices; stir and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. After the first 30 minutes, stir it again to make sure there are no clumps. Once you’re ready to eat, stir in the honey and top with your favorite fruit and nuts.
Although, you can eat it even after an hour, it is even better if you let it sit overnight in the refrigerator.

Share in the comments below and let us know what you think of this recipe or if you have one of your own to share!

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Be healthy & happy, Dr. Tijana

If you do not already have a local chiropractor, call Dr. Tijana at 706.254.4579 to schedule your first appointment for YOU & YOUR FAMILY for a comprehensive health assessment TODAY!

Recipe: Cold and Flu Remedy

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The winter months are only getting chillier and more people are battling a cold or a flu. A few weeks ago, I shared some helpful tips on taking care of yourself or your children throughout the uncomfortable time. Here’s another Essential Oil remedy to help stay as comfortable as possible while you heal and your system is back to a normal state of function.

For this and other Essential Oils recipes I share, I personally use Young Living Essential Oils and highly recommend them,especially since a lot of them can be ingested. But you can also use others and make sure that they are from reputable sources and are organic.

Personally, I have tried this recipe and it works wonderfully.

Cold & Flu Remedy

For one serving, combine:
4 Drops of Lemon
4 Drops of Thieves
3 Drops of Oregano
2 Drops of Melaleuca Alternifolia
2 Drops of Frankincense
4 Drops of V-6 Oil or olive oil or coconut oil

I multiplied the recipe several times, put it in an empty essential oil bottle with a roller ball on top, and applied it to my feet, which works great for adults and children.

Try it out and share what you think! Also, share your remedies in the comments below!

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Be healthy & happy, Dr. Tijana

If you do not already have a local chiropractor, call Dr. Tijana at 706.254.4579 to schedule your first appointment for YOU & YOUR FAMILY for a comprehensive health assessment TODAY!