Looking for an easy way to add more minerals to your diet? Try this Simple Seed Mix.
One of the things we practice inside of the Mindful Nutrition Method is to make small yet impactful changes. Your journey to nourishing yourself well doesn’t have to look like overhauling your eating habits overnight, and this seed mix is a great example of that.
Seeds are typically dense in minerals, plant-based protein, fiber, and monounsaturated fats, and this seed mix can be added to everything — from avocado toast, eggs, sprinkled on vegetables, and in grain bowls — the options are endless.
Keeping a jar of this seed mix on hand is an easy way to make a small tweak that brings more nutrients into your day and to help change your habits and mindset about eating to nourish yourself.
USING THE SIMPLE SEED MIX IN FOUNDATIONAL FIVE NOURISH MEALS
A Foundational Five Nourish Meal is any meal that contains all 5 elements within our Foundational Five system: non-starchy carbohydrates, starchy carbohydrates, healthy fat, protein, and the Flavor Factor.
The Foundational Five supports you in nourishing your physical body so you can learn what to eat, which is the first step in mindful eating. The remainder is knowing how to eat and to experience your food positively.
By including these 5 elements in your meal, you’re supporting your physical body on a cellular level, ensuring you’re consuming the nutrients you need to have a sharp focus, calm digestion, lasting energy, sound sleep, and vibrant long-term health.
This Simple Seed Mix is packed with healthy fats and plant-based protein, so you can add it to any of the Foundational Five Nourish Meals you make to get the healthy fat element on your plate.
Ways to Use the Simple Seed Mix
- Sprinkle on top of avocado toast, peanut butter toast, etc.
- Sprinkle in any salad for a crunch
- Add to smoothies for more minerals and healthy fats
- Sprinkle on top of scrambled eggs, tofu, or tempeh
- Stir in while grains are cooking like rice, quinoa, and millet
- Stir in yogurt
- Sprinkle on sliced fresh fruit (or hot stewed fruit)
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