The liver cleanse

 For some reason, I find myself at a yoga and meditation retreat in Spain. Here it’s all about well-being, mindfulness, healthy eating and juicing. I couldn’t have chosen any better, really.

Last night, we had a workshop with Javi, also known as “Doctor Coach”, a doctor in natural medicine. Javi studied with Chamans in Costa Rica for about 9 years, and he also studied Chinese medicine. In other words, he knows what is talking about.

Last night’s workshop was about cleansing the liver and the gallbladder of the toxins. If these two are clean and healthy, you’ll be too. Continue reading

The Chia Seed pudding

Whether you have it for breakfast, as a healthy snack, or for dessert (after a light meal preferably), the chia seed pudding will work its wonders! It will give you a lot of energy and will satisfy you hunger.

The good thing with chia seeds pudding is that you can have it with any kind of fruits, dry fruits, nuts, etc.

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The powerful Chia Seeds

chiaseedsDon’t even get me started on the Chia Seeds! They’re first on the superfood category; they’re an amazing energy booster and they have super powers! No kidding, they are loaded with healthy omega-3 fatty acids, carbohydrates (the good ones), protein, fibre, antioxidants, and calcium. You can’t get any better!

You couldn’t tell really, chia seeds are these tiny little black and white seeds from the South American plant Salvia Hispanica (same family as mint). Chia seeds were actually an essential food for the Aztecs and Mayans back in the days; they valued them for their ability to provide sustainable energy, their medicinal properties and their high nutritional value. It doesn’t come as a surprise that chia is the ancient Mayan word for strength.

Nutrition facts:

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