Do you like cinnamon? Cinnamon can reduce blood sugar levels and help combat insulin resistance, which are factors to help lose weight. The fat cells in your abdomen are particularly sensitive to high insulin levels, and are very effective at storing energy – far more so that fat cells you’d find in other areas such as the thighs. Abdominal fat cells are close to your digestive organs, and there is an large network of blood vessels circulating in the abdominal area,
1 can organic coconut milk 1/4 cup organic chia seeds 3 Tablespoons unsweetened cacao powder (or to taste -some cacao is stronger than others) 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract optional: dash of cinnamon, avocado for a creamier texture METHOD Add all ingredients to your blender and blend on the highest speed until smooth (aprox 1 min). Pour into container and store in refrigerator for 1-3 hours until thick and creamy like mouse. Eat alone or top with pb, rawnola, coconut flakes + banana.
TIP: I make a triple batch of waffles whenever I make them and store them in the freezer. If I get home late from work, we have waffles and eggs! All I have to do is toast the waffles like an Eggo Waffle and fry a few eggs…dinner is ready in 5 minutes! If you would like to see a video of me making the waffles, click HERE.
Paneer is the star ingredient in some of my most favorite Indian dishes — and probably yours too! I often find myself scooping just one more nibble of chewy, milky-tasting paneer from the dish long after I'm officially full. Sure, you can buy this firm cheese at the store to make your own homemade curries, but where's the fun in that?! If you have a pot, a strainer, and some cheesecloth, you can have fresh homemade paneer cheese in about 30 minutes.