Vanilla Chai Power Bars

Vanilla Chai Power Bars

I just got my hands on a FABULOUS vegetarian cookbook: Vegan Everyday by Douglas McNish, a vegan executive chef who has a strong commitment to health and organics. Published by Robert Rose Books, this cookbook is filled with 500 recipes that are bold, innovative, fresh and wonderful for vegans and non-vegans. You’ll find recipes for every occasion and every meal of the day. I love the Peach Cobbler, Mini Quinoa Croquettes, Singapore Summer Rolls, and these Vanilla Chai Power Bars. These energy bars are a great item to keep on hand for snacking on the go, or enjoy them as a quick breakfast with a cold glass of milk. Filled with millet, chia seeds and spices, these bars are too good! My kids went wild over these, and they are awesome for travel too. If you’re looking for puffed quinoa and millet, you can find them in most well stocked supermarkets and natural food stores. Enjoy and be sure to check out this amazing cookbook!

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Chai Ginger Tea

Nothing is quite as relaxing, reassuring or satisfying as a cup of hot tea.  January, known as National Hot Tea Month,  a time that encourages devoted tea drinkers and tea novices to try new types of tea. This easy-to-make Chai Ginger Tea – spiked with fragrant spices and sweetened with honey – is a terrific winter warmer. And the addition of fresh ginger offers delicious protection from the common cold. Ginger root has been used medicinally for year. It adds a spicy flavor with great nutritional values. Ginger tea may help reduce the risk of blocked arteries, may shrink cancerous tumors offers antiviral properties and more. See more recipes like this at Veria.