Sunflower Seed Milk

April 14, 2017 0 Comments

We previously gave you an easy recipe for Almond Milk, but did you know that you can pretty much make milk out of anything — quite cool really. Plus, it's a great 'dairy free' way to switch up your milk source and create some healthy pulp for those all important energy balls.
We love this milk as it is, but we also love it with some Organic Reishi and Cacao powders to turn it into a chocolatey health boost. To make it even more heavenly, you can either add some Ashwagandha Powder to give a malt type taste, or some Mesquite to give it a honey comb sweetness. The best part, it's raw with no toxins in sight.

Cacao & Reishi (Immunomodulation)
Strengthening, balancing, supporting and regulating the immune system, optimising immune response (great for winter).
Cacao (Magnesium)
An essential mineral, absorbed in the gut and is important for energy, muscle health and bone health.
Cacao (Anandamide)
Is a fatty acid neurotransmitter. The name is taken from the Sanskrit word 'ananda', which means "joy, bliss, delight".
Cacao (Theobromine)
Similar to caffeine, it is a vasodilator, anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, diuretic and can act as a stimulant. Studies suggest it aids the absorption of the polyphenols in Cacao.
Sunflower Seeds
Sunflower seeds like many other nuts and seeds, are a wonderful source of essentially fatty acids which help the body reduce inflammation. Interestingly, they are also have one of the highest natural levels of vitamin E (approx. 82%), which is a potent free radical scavenger. They also contain Vitamins A, D and K, as well as VItamin B1 Thiamine, which plays a role in how our body uses energy from food and is vital for cellular function (containing around 43%), plus folate, magnesium and manganese.
Reishi Medicinal Mushroom
know commonly as the "Mushroom of Immortality" and "King of the Medicinal Mushrooms", this little guy has been used for 1000's of years to reduce inflammation and fatigue as well as be calming and support the immune system.

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