Featured Recipe

Omega 3 Power Oatmeal

This is a super way to get extra omega-3 fatty acids in your diet (from the walnuts and flax seeds), not to mention fiber, vitamins and minerals!

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup whole *oats (or steel cut)
  • 1 tbsp ground flax or chia seeds
  • 1 tbsp chopped nuts (almonds and walnuts are good)
  • 1 tbsp dried apricots, chopped
  • 1 tbsp currants
  • sprinkle of goji berries (or berries of choice)
  • 1 tbsp protein powder – optional

Directions:

Bring the water to a boil. Add a pinch of salt. Add the oats, stir, and let boil until the mixture begins to thicken (about 5 minutes). Turn heat off, add all other ingredients. Remove from heat and serve with a splash of almond or rice milk if desired.

Health Benefits:

It’s tough getting the zinc and iron needed on a daily basis from the foods we eat.  Both are important for optimizing immune fuction.

*if you are avoiding gluten, there are gluten free varieties of oats available.

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