September Snacks – 3 Autumn Inspired Chia Puddings

September Snacks – 3 Autumn Inspired Chia Puddings

Chia pudding recipes have been all the rage lately - and with good reason. These tasty puddings are easy to make, easy to take on the go and are packed with health benefits. Today, I'll share 3 of my favourite chia pudding recipes that use the flavours of late summer and fall. Vanilla Chia Pudding with Peach Jam, Pumpkin Pie Chia Pudding and Chai Chia Pudding!

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Protein Powerhouses- Almond Coconut Muffins and Chia Seed Jam!

Protein Powerhouses- Almond Coconut Muffins and Chia Seed Jam!

I love finding new recipes that give me a great protein-filled snack to satisfy my hunger and  keep my energy levels up.  Adding a protein to a snack is a great way to keep your blood-sugar levels balanced so you don't experience a high and then "the crash".  So many of us have a mid-day slump that makes us reach for a cup of coffee or a sugary snack.  This might pick us up in the short-term, but in the long-term it just sets up the cycle for another crash. By adding a protein to our snack, the energy is released more slowly, resulting in blood sugar levels and energy that is balanced.  Some of my favourite on-the-go snacks are fruits with nut butter, hummus with vegetables or a smoothie with added seeds and protein powders.  And now, a new favourite, thanks to two of my favourite recipe blogs, these amazing Banana Almond Muffins with Blueberry Vanilla Chia Seed Jam!

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