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CARE Recipe: Balanced Chia Pudding – Mineral-rich, Prebiotic Fiber-rich

CARE Recipe: Balanced Chia Pudding – Mineral-rich, Prebiotic Fiber-rich

Chia pudding is very similar to our popular No-Cook Overnight Oatmeal Cups. The biggest difference? The increase in chia seeds. More chia equals more minerals and prebiotic-rich soluble fiber. In fact, one serving of this chia pudding provides 50%(!) of your daily calcium, 30% magnesium,25% iron, and 60% selenium(!). And your gut bacteria and entire intestinal tract will love you for giving them so much soluble fiber. These are WOW numbers from food and are exactly what we mean by using Food as Medicine. Plus… it only takes 5 minutes to prepare!

CARE Recipe: Sausage Breakfast Sandwich with Broccoli Sprouts

CARE Recipe: Sausage Breakfast Sandwich with Broccoli Sprouts

Broccoli sprout are rich in an enzyme called myrosinase. Myrosinase is important inactivating the chemoprotective (cancer-protective) compounds in brassica vegetables. Although other brassica vegetables contain myrosinase, it‘s heat sensitive and can be lost during cooking. Sprouts are an incredible raw source of this therapeutic compound – and so convenient! And so make-ahead friendly!

CARE Recipe: Kale and Pistachio Pesto (Lightening Fast Topping to Dinner Protein)

CARE Recipe: Kale and Pistachio Pesto (Lightening Fast Topping to Dinner Protein)

This bright green pesto is packed with flavor and nutrients. Nutrients like lutein and vitamin A, especially important for eye health. Use to dress extra lean protein (like fish or super firm tofu), spread on a sandwich, or add to any combination of cooked grains/roots and leafy and tender vegetables for a fast and delicious salad.

CARE Recipe: Kale Pistachio Pesto Salad

CARE Recipe: Kale Pistachio Pesto Salad

This flexible salad can be made denser for fall/winter depending on which grain you use. Heartier long-grain rice, bulgur, or spelt add welcomed comfort, while grains like quinoa and couscous keep it lighter.

This salad also uses our Kale Pistachio Pesto, packing it with flavor and nutrients. This bright green pesto is packed with flavor and nutrients (like lutein and vitamin A, especially important for eye health).

CARE Recipe: Cauliflower Quinoa Tabouli

CARE Recipe: Cauliflower Quinoa Tabouli

In addition to incredible volume to help keep you full, this salad provides a remarkable amount of bioactive compounds. Cauliflower is a member of the brassica family known for their powerful cancer-protecting properties. Parsley is rich in immune-supporting Vitamin C and green onions contain immune and liver boasting sulfur-compounds. Olive oil is a source of desirable monounsaturated fat and, given that all ingredients are enjoyed raw, this salad is a strong natural ‘digestive’.