My thoughts are with you and your loved ones during these uncertain times. Like so many of us, I have a heavy heart as I hear each day about the impact of COVID-19 on us all. I am sincerely inspired as I see our local communities, our nation and the world coming together to fight this pandemic.
As we know, our best lines of defense right now are to thoroughly and frequently wash our hands, keep surface areas clean, stay home, practice social distancing, and be mindful of our own self-care.
To make it easier and safer to support your nutritional supplement needs we are currently providing:
Please know that I am part of your community and dedicated to supporting you through this unprecedented time. Stay safe and know that we will get through this together.
To our health,
Plant polyphenols are your secret weapon against cellular oxidation and aging. They protect your cells from damage and that means increased health and well-being, more energy and beautiful skin for you. I love discovering new ways to get them into my family’s diet on a daily basis, and even though the word “polyphenol” conjures up images of complex recipes in the kitchen, trust me that it really is easy! Snack foods are notorious for containing processed ingredients (such as low-quality oils and refined sugars) are no match for this hearty snack, perfect for after school or at work. The polyphenol-rich flax seeds, prunes, cardamom, cinnamon and orange zest add subtle flavor and powerful health benefits. If you want an added beauty boost, add 2 teaspoons of collagen for extra protein (and beautiful, glowing skin too!)
Add the macadamia nuts to a food processor and process until pieces are small and uniform, but still chunky, about 30 seconds. Add the remaining ingredients and process until smooth, about 30 seconds.
Form into palm-sized round balls, about 1 1/2-inches each. Store in the refrigerator. It can be eaten cold or at room temperature.
*Purchase flax seeds whole and grind fresh in a blender to preserve the omega-3 fatty acids.
**If a sweeter snack is desired, increase to 1 cup chopped prunes
*Each bite (15 in the recipe) contains approximately 170 calories, 14 grams of good fats, 3.5 grams of protein, 11 grams of carbs, and 3 grams of fiber.