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Egg Replacer using Chia Seeds or Flaxseeds

If you don't eat eggs, here's a couple of alternatives that work great in baking!Chia Egg or Flax Egg (equivalent to 1 egg): 1 Tbsp ground chia or ground flaxseeds3 Tbsp warm waterMethod: In a small bowl, whisk the warm water into the ground flax. Allow the mixture to sit for about 10 - 15 minutes or until [...]

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Flax Fanatic: Jeff Bloom

We love hearing from our fans! And especially love when you tell us how you like to use our shelled flax. And of course, it's always great when you send us a picture of yourself and one of the ways you use Omega Crunch!Meet Jeff Bloom. He's a flax fanatic. His favorite way to use [...]

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Quinoa Cranberry Muffins (gluten free, paleo, dairy free)

Quinoa is often referred to as a grain, but it's actually a seed from the goosefoot plant! Quinoa flour is a great staple for gluten free, and grain free bakers because it has a nice consistency, and the flavor is mild enough so it can be easily masked when mixed with other ingredients. These cranberry [...]

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Low Carb Substitutions For Healthy Eating

Healthy eating doesn't have to be a will power, white knuckled, uphill battle. It can be simple lifestyle changes that are attainable and maintainable. These little changes can have a big impact on your overall health, weight, and self esteem. What I love about these food alternatives that I'm about to share is that they [...]

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Cherry Vanilla Ice Cream (dairy free, vegan, paleo)

What would you say to a generous bowl of ice cream that's under 140 calories, only 2 grams of fat, and has 6 grams of fiber? If you'd say "Yes, please!" then this is for you... because sometimes, you just need a bowl of ice cream!(Serves 4)Ingredients: 4 ripe bananas (sliced, frozen)1/2 cup cherries (pitted, frozen)1 Tbsp [...]

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Joel: 16 yr old Flax Fanatic

Meet Joel. He's 16. He likes running, summer camp, and our shelled flax. We think he's pretty awesome. Like, really awesome! Not only did he send in these great pictures, but he also shared his favorite way to eat toast. Check it out:Joel's Super Toast Mix: toasted sprouted bread (Silver Hills)honeygenerous amounts of Omega Crunch Sweet [...]

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Spaghetti Squash - How To

I fell in love with this versatile veggie about 2 years ago when I broke-up with pasta. (Read about how I broke-up with pasta here: http://bit.ly/1ijMAbX) This is a must-try if you're on any kind of carb-restricted diet, because when you scrape it out with a fork, the flesh peels out like spaghetti noodles, hence the name. When [...]

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Chicken Basil Pot Pie (grain free, paleo)

Comfort food doesn't have to be unhealthy! This is a new way to do a pot pie that you can feel good about and it's still filling and delicious; something the whole family will love.Ingredients for Crust: 3/4 cup almonds (or almond meal/flour)1/2 cup tapioca starch/flour1/4 cup lard1 whole egg2 Tbsp ground Omega Crunch Roasted Garlic [...]

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Very Berry Breakfast Muesli

Summer is finally here and you know what that means! Berries! Who doesn't love berries? They're sweet, colorful, full of antioxidants and they make this high fiber muesli worth getting out of bed for!(Serves 1)Ingredients:2 Tbsp rolled oats (buy gluten free if needed)1 Tbsp ground chia seeds1 Tbsp Omega Crunch Super Sprinkle1 Tbsp hemp hearts1 [...]

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Quinoa Breaded Chicken Strips (gluten free, low carb)

Love chicken strips, but trying to be more health conscious? Here's an incredibly simple recipe that gives you restaurant quality chicken strips, but only a fraction of the carbs and fat.(Serves 6 - 18 Strips)Ingredients: 6 chicken breast (boneless, skinless)1/4 cup egg whites (or 2 egg whites)1/2 cup quinoa flour2 Tbsp ground Omega Crunch Roasted Garlic [...]

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