Seeds are an EASY way to add nutrients to any meal! Within a plant-based lifestyle, getting in omegas, protein, and fiber through nuts and seeds is beneficial for overall health, which is why I wanted to share my FAVORITES and how I incorporate them!
AKA pumpkin seeds are one of my absolute favorites to include! Full of omega fats, potassium, magnesium, protein, and fiber, Pepitas serve as an easy add into my oatmeal bowls (fave), salads, soups, and smoothies!
Packed with omega-3 fatty acids, omega-6 fatty acids, and protein! In just one serving of hemp seeds, you can find poly and monounsaturated fats (the good stuff!), and 20% of your daily iron needs! One of my personal favorite ways to have hemp seeds is on top of peanut butter banana toast. Putting seeds on top of toast, oatmeal, or smoothies is an easy way to stay on top of diverse nutrition with minimal effort.
Did you know? Just one serving of chia seeds includes 10 grams of dietary fiber! Aside from having omega fatty acid content, chia seeds also have roughly 130 milligrams of calcium, which is 10% of your daily needs of calcium!
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