Super Seed Mix

Eating a diet with lots of seeds and fibre helps our bodies natural elimination and detoxification process which aids our digestion, nutrient absorption, blood sugar balance and weight management. 

 

Seeds are a great healthy, affordable and diverse plant-based food source.  High in protein and LOADED with all sorts of healthy fats, omega’s, lignans, polyphenols, antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and fibre that can help aid our digestion, balance hormones, blood sugar levels, cholesterol.  

  • Prep 5 mins
  • Cook Time 0
  • Difficulty Low
  • Servingmakes 2½ cups
  • Prebiotic Insoluble Fibre

    A prebiotic is an insoluble food fibre for beneficial gut bacteria.  Eating a diet rich in prebiotic foods helps us maintain a healthy-gut-flora and microbiome.  Inulin is a type of insoluble plant carbohydrate that is a prebiotic food source.

    Prebiotic Foods include;
    Chicory Root, Dandelion greens, Jerusalem artichoke, Garlic, Onions, Leeks, Asparagus, Banana, Blueberries, Seaweed, Apples, Jicama, Yacon Root, Burdock root, Shitake Mushrooms, Barley, Oats, Wheat bran, Legumes, Beans, Peas, Raw Cacao, Flaxseeds, Chia Seeds, Honey, 

  • Digestion

    Digestion is an important part of our nutrient absorption & natural detoxification. Recipes have ingredients that support the digestive system.

  • Hormone Balancing

    Eating foods rich in certain vitamins minerals & phytonutrients can help balance our bodies hormones and endocrine system which affect our adrenal, thyroid, reproductive health.

    Hormonal imbalances may cause a wide variety of different symptoms from fatigue, mood swings, brain fog, anxiety, insomnia, weight gain, weight loss, food cravings, skin + hair + nail health, muscle weakness or pain, inflammation, dryness, infertility, 

    Foods that can help with balancing hormones;

    Leafy Greens & Root Vegetables - high in antioxidants
    Nuts - walnuts, brazil nuts,
    Seeds - flax, hemp, chia, pumpkin, sunflower, 
    Whole Grains
    Legumes
    Wild-caught Omega 3 rich fish like Salmon
    Coconut Oil - Medium Triglyercide
    Seaweeds & Nettles, Parsley, Dandelions
    Medicinal Herbs like Ashwagandha, Shatavari, Maca, Triphala, Licorice, Adaptogens

    Omega 3's, Iodine, Selenium, Vitamin B's & D, Digestive enzymes, bitters, 

    Probiotic and prebiotic foods
    Anti-inflammatory Foods
    Clean water
    Organic & low toxic foods, body & household products


  • Low GI Blood Sugar

    Recipes have blood sugar balancing and low glycemic index ingredients. A diet rich in foods that balance blood sugar helps lower risks of type 2 diabetes.

  • Weight Loss

    Weight Loss recipes are low carbohydrates and low calories with whole food plant-based ingredients. "Nourish not punish" by eating healthful foods.

Ingredients

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  • ½ cup raw whole flax | linseed
  • ¼ cup + ¼ cup chia seeds
  • ½ cup raw sunflower seeds
  • ½ cup raw pumpkin seeds
  • ½ cup hemp seed hearts

Method

Super Seed Mix

 

BLEND OR GRIND whole Flax | Linseeds + 1/4 cup chia seeds to a coarse flour consistency

 

ADD Sunflower and pumpkin seeds and blend again to a coarse flour consistency (or blend separately).

 

STIR in hemp seed hearts and 1/4 cup chia seeds. 

 

STORE in a glass jar in the fridge or freezer

 

SERVE as a topping for steel-cut oats, Quinoa Flake Nettle Tea Porridge  or make a balancing super seed cereal or a Kefir cereal

Tips + Suggestions

STORE your seeds in the fridge or freezer to maintain freshness and stop volatile oils going rancid.  If you don’t have enough room and have to choose, flaxseeds and hemp are two I always store in the freezer followed by chia, pumpkin and sunflower depending on space.