Happy Saturday! This is perfect quick recipe for a little pot luck OR as a simple protein filled snack. Enjoy! Be well, Amy
Black Bean Salad
1 can of Black Beans (or soak 1 cup 12-18 hours . Drain and cook)
¼ cup feta or goat cheese optional
1 tablespoon of olive oil
Add a sea salt and pepper
Stir and ENJOY! Eat alone or with veggie, crackers or roll it up in a rice tortilla
Happy Friday! I thought this was a good easy recipe to share. Please enjoy with the whole family..The kiddo’s will love this…Be well, Amy
Amy’s Nourishing Quinoa Salad
½ cup goat cheese
¼ tsp cumin
Soak Quinoa (soaked at least 1 hour but best soaked overnight)
Rinse and Drain Quinoa. Add new water to quinoa. Cook on high until boiling. Reduce heat to simmer for 10-15 mins or until fluffy (add more water for breakfast porridge)
After cooked set aside to cool slightly in a glass bowl.
Add all other ingredients and stir all together.
Can be stored in refrigerator in air tight container for up to a week. Or also can be frozen in air tight container.
Quinoa is a gluten free nourishing grain. It’s high in protein and has a nutty flavor. Be sure to soak and rinse grain to remove the outer coat that is bitter tasting.
Cranberries are a great source of antioxidants and taste yummy
Cumin is a great spice that is nourishing and great for the immune system
Chia seeds are full of Omega 3’s and are very hydrating for the body. All you need is 3 tablespoons a day to meet the daily Omega 3 recommendation.
Olive oil is a rich source essential fats that cleanse and support nearly every bodily system. Look for cold pressed extra virgin olive oil for maximum health benefits.
Nylah has such a great smile..It really makes me so happy..She is such a happy girl..Well…most days hahaha…It really helps to just smile..Even if you don’t feel like it! Smiling is free and it makes yourself and others feel good…Smile and laughing gives off the best energy and feeds the soul….
I challenge you to just try to smile a few more times a day and see how it make you feel. I would love to hear what happens for you. If you have nothing to smile about, look at sweet Nylah’s smile..its contagious!
Have a happy day! Smile Away…Be well, Amy
Making homemade milk is simple, better for you and cheap…Nylah loves hemp and oat milk..You can add some cinnamon and/or vanilla for sweetness…Enjoy
Soak 1 cup of Hemp seeds for 2 hours
Add drained hemp seeds and 3 cups water to blender
Filter the seeds through cheesecloth or a fine strainer
ENJOY! You can add honey, cinnamon, vanilla or anything that sounds yummy
You can do the same with Almond Milk….
Just soak the almonds for 12-18 hours