Make your own jam the easy way with chia. The seeds’ binding power means you won’t need pectin—just a bit of sweetener (how much depends on the fruit). For blueberry jam, for example, add a few tablespoons of maple syrup or honey and 1/4 cup chia seeds to a few cups of berries and cook, stirring, over medium-low heat until it thickens. The result is so delicious and healthy. Use any fruit you like, or a combination; we love berries mixed with peeled and seeded stone fruits, like peaches or plums.
Healthy eating can sometimes be seen as something that only people who are highly motivated and are willing to spend tons of time on their meal prep. However, healthy eating can become an easy choice with a bit of planning. My—and my family’s—secret to eating healthy isn’t the fact that I’m a registered dietitian. The […]
Preparation is one of the key ingredients of a healthy diet. If you always have healthy meals in mind or even prepped in advance, it’s easier to avoid fast food or a ready meal when dinner time rolls around. Even if you stick to this resolutely with your main meals, however, snacking can still stymie […]
Incorporating unsalted butter and low-sodium broth in this recipe makes it perfect for those watching their salt intake. If you’re looking to cut down on fat, use only the white meat. For a lighter version, substitute olive oil for the butter and replace the heavy cream with either milk or half-and-half. Serves: 6 Calories: 320 […]