Pudding for breakfast? Yes, from gluten-free chia seeds containing lots of vitamins, calcium, and antioxidants. Soak the seeds in milk overnight and you have a simple, healthy, and delicious breakfast.
Month: March 2016
Spring break, day 1: Walking clockwise around Seattle’s popular Green Lake in the early afternoon around 1 p.m. Not too many people. The daffodils are almost gone, some trees and shrubs in magnificent full bloom. Colorful boats are awaiting the warmer weather.
“This Middle-Eastern style snack is both tasty and filled with microbiota accessible carbohydrates,” write Justin and Erica Sonnenburg in their book The Good Gut: Taking Control of Your Weight, Your Mood, and Your Long Term Health. They named the snack “Cashews for Your Commensals” but for the sake of simplicity I call it “Turmeric Cashews” after Heidi Swanson, who published a recipe by this name last May on her blog 101 Cookbooks.
“Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.” — Albert Einstein
“Cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education”, said Mark Twain. “In the sixteenth century, this vegetable was known as Cyprus cabbage”, writes Nigel Slater in Tender. According to some historians, this member of the cabbage family indeed originates from Cyprus.
Are you interested in a better understanding of health and fitness? Do you know what microbiota is? Do you care about your gut microbes? You might consider reading the book The Good Gut: Taking Control of Your Weight, Your Mood, and Your Long Term Health, by Justin and Erica Sonnenburg.