Fall is proof that change is beautiful. As the air gets crisp, the days get short, and the leaves start to fall it's the perfect time to restore and recharge after the summers heat. Start your day with this comforting food loaded with beneficial ingredients that will help you prepare for the cool months ahead.
It's apple season! Did you know that apples help detox the body from summer heat and UVB damage. They defend against wrinkle-causing AGEs, are high in fiber which can reduce inflammation common during infections, and they help the body detoxify which can help lower cholesterol.
Chia seeds are a tiny superfood. They are an omega-3 powerhouse that can help lower cholesterol and high blood pressure. Chia seeds are proven to be crucial for healthy skin, hair, and nails. They reduce inflammation and protect the skin from sun damage. Provide zinc for blemish free skin and are packed with fiber that reduces bloating while making you feel full.
This spice helps keep your blood sugar steady, preventing insulin spikes that lead to wrinkles and blemishes.
If you prefer to pumpkin spice it up, head over to Against All Grain for the most delicious Pumpkin Chia Seed Pudding! You almost feel guilty eating it because it tastes like dessert.
Just one cup of pumpkin puree has seven times the recommended allowance of vitamin A. Which means your skin, hair, nails, bones, and teeth will all benefit! This fall favorite will also protect your eyes from aging damage. To top it off, pumpkins are high in fiber and reduce water retention allowing you to feel in tip top shape during the fall months.
Again chia seeds are tiny superheroes. See above
Cranberries are the icing on top. They help lower wrinkle-causing inflammation and promote good digestion.
Change out the topping in different jars and try one with blueberries. This super food can help keep your blood sugar and cholesterol levels low while helping your blood vessels become flexible lowering your risk of heart disease.