Blueberry Banana Chia Seed Pudding

Blueberry Banana Chia Seed Pudding

I've already shared my Chocolate Cherry Chia Seed Pudding. Here's another variation of this balanced breakfast favourite of mine.

During early pregnancy many women notice strong cravings for starchy foods. The body is smart because food born illness is much less likely to come from sources of carbohydrate rich foods. Unfortunately, large amounts of starchy food can throw off blood sugar, and unbalanced blood sugar is one of the main causes of nausea or "morning sickness" in pregnancy.

Chia seed pudding contains more healthy fat and protein than cereal grains and oatmeal, to help keep blood sugar and nausea in check.

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Chewy Coconut Bars

Chewy Coconut Bars

In my last recipe post I admitted that when I bake sweets, which is rare, I like to keep things simple. The Coconut Macaroons were shamefully easy. So easy in fact I thought even I, a self proclaimed “lazy baker” could step up my game a little.

That led me to make these… Chewy Coconut Bars. These bars aren’t quite as simple to prepare, but they’re good. Like -woah- good. The base of the bars is almost exactly the same as the recipe for the Coconut Macaroons, but then these bars are taken to the next level. I may be biased though because apparently I really love coconut. I just put together a recipe page for this blog and realized that the three desserts I’ve posted so far are all based on coconut. Yup, I’m into it. 

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