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Flaxseeds, quinoa, and lemon water

Friday, August 02, 2013

So lately, I have been reading a lot about the health benefits of flaxseeds, quinoa, and lemon water. I am completely surprised with what I found! I'm sharing three links so you can read about all three.

Today I bought some flaxseeds at Wegmans. I have an herb grinder, so I'll be grinding some up later tonight. I have been looking up some recipes for them and can't wait to incorporate them into my diet.
http://www.webmd.com/diet/fe
atures/benefits-of-flaxseed

I've had quinoa before; I had no clue I was eating it. My boyfriend's brother brought a tasty dish over one Sunday and it had quinoa and all sorts of fresh veggies. It was a cold dish and if I find out what exactly was in it, I'll blog that as well!
http://www.forbes.com/sites/
juliewilcox/2012/06/26/7-b
enefits-of-quinoa-the-supe
rgrain-of-the-future/

As for lemon water, well, I've been drinking that for some time now. I love plain water, so it took a while to get used to the lemon flavor. I do love it now, though. I have a juicer, so I have been juicing about five lemons a week and that usually lasts me. I store the lemon juice in the fridge till I'm ready or I'll fill up a pitcher of lemon water for the week. It's so tasty!
http://www.healthambition.co
m/many-benefits-of-lemon-w
ater/
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DEEDEE0705 8/5/2013 9:16AM

  Gabi-I didn't even think about putting them in ice cube trays! Thanks for the tip! :) I had a great weekend! Hope you did as well! emoticon

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GABIBEAR 8/3/2013 11:33PM

    Hi DeeDee!

I'm glad you are reading up on healthy foods! I love flaxseeds. I use them in my morning Oat bran hot cereal and also in fat-free Greed Yogurt. I really like quinoa and there are so many recipes for that! Lemon water is great for you. Absolutely the best 1st thing in the morning in warm water before you eat anything else. You could also juice the lemons and put them in an ice cube tray and freeze it for whenever you want to drink the lemon water. Then all you have to do is pop it out! Real easy.

I hope you are having a great weekend!!!

Gabi
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_LINDA 8/2/2013 3:41PM

    Use flax regularly in my fruit shakes and whole grain muffins. I like quinoa hot. Don't use lemons, prefer water plain. Something to think about!
Thanks for the links!

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LISA_SUMNER08 8/2/2013 2:27PM

    I love lemon water! I don't drink it nearly as much as I used to! Thanks for the info!

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DEEDEE0705 8/2/2013 2:03PM

  Sorry about the links!!

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