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Change up your usual morning routine of coffee or tea, with a natural energy drink that is super easy to make! If you're a consumer of traditional energy drinks, this is also a great swap out. Traditional energy drinks are full of sugar and send you into a nasty crash hours later. The Chia Fresca, as its name states, has chia seeds in the recipe. Not only are Chia seeds a natural form of energy, but in just 2 tbsp of the seeds you could benefit from 5 grams of omega 3 fatty acids, 4 grams of protein, 11 grams of fiber, a whopping 18% of your total recommended daily calcium intake and all for just 137 calories. A great reason to try this recipe out!
To make it:
Add water to your bottle leaving about 1/5 of the bottle free
Add in 2 tbsp Chia Seeds and quickly screw the lid back on and shake. If you don’t keep them constantly moving when they first hit the water, they will all stick together and you won’t get them apart!
Finally, top with your favorite fruit. Add a squeeze of fresh orange juice, some orange slices and frozen raspberries.
If you need that additional “kick” of caffine then add some cooled green tea
Some other great combinations:
Lemon, ginger & honey
Cucumber, coriander & lime
Mixed berry (blueberries, raspberries and strawberries)
Cucumber & honey dew melon
Lemon & lime
Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. All funds raised through Walk to End Alzheimer's further the care, support and research efforts of the Alzheimer's Association. The Alzheimer's Association is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization. All donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law.View More »
Classes will be held outside, with an indoor location as a back-up in the event of inclement weather. Please bring a yoga mat. Designed for adults only. Attendees have the option of choosing a morning session (10:30am) or an afternoon session (12:00pm). Please follow the link to the Missouri Botanical Garden website to register for this amazing series! Cost is $48 for members and $58 for non-members and includes all 3 Sunday classes. Registration ends September 4th at 11:59pm.View More »