Feed Your Body Friday: 3 Meals for Your Throat Chakra
Today, we are going to focus on balancing our Throat chakra through the healing power of nutrition. Blue is a very important color to incorporate when balancing the Throat chakra, so in today’s recipes with will be incorporating it as much as possible with blueberries and blackberries.
When it comes to the Throat chakra, it is also important to drink liquids that keep you hydrated and soothe your throat, like water, milk and honey, or coconut water.
The Throat chakra whose color is blue affects your speech. When your Throat chakra is balanced, you are a great speaker but also and a good listener. You are aware of your words and really think before you speak.
Blackberries Chia Seed Pudding Bowl
For breakfast, we are having a delicious blackberry and chia seed pudding bowl. These little bowls of joy are so delicious that you will be excited to get up in the morning just to have your breakfast. Plus, this recipe is nutritious and will give us the energy we need to start our day on the right foot!
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Waiting Time: 8 hours
- ½ cup Chia Seed
- 1 cup oat milk
- ¼ cup maple syrup
- 2 cups blackberries
- 2 tbsp. coconut flake
- In a bowl mix the chia seed, milk, maple syrup, place in the fridge, and reserve for 8 hours.
- In a small saucepan add blackberries and cook over low heat for 20 minutes or until the liquid as reduce by half.
- Once the chia pudding is ready, place it in individual bowls and add blackberry jelly on top.
- Sprinkle coconut flake on top, if desired.
Blueberry, Kale, and Quinoa Power Bowl
For lunch, we are making a power bowl made with blueberries and quinoa. It’s a feast for the eyes and the mouth, this salad is so colorful and full of freshness! This salad can be prepared quickly and can be stored for 1 to 2 days in the fridge!
Prep Time: 30 minutes
- 1 cup uncooked quinoa
- 1 cup fresh blueberries
- 1 cup of lentils drain and rinse
- 2 cups kale leaves
- ½ cup sprouts
- ¼ cup olive oil
- 2 tsp. lemon juice
- 1 tsp. lemon zest
- 1 tbsp. maple syrup
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Prepare quinoa according to package directions; let it cool before you use it for the salad.
- In a bowl mix cooled quinoa, blueberries, kale, lentils, and sprouts.
- Create your vinaigrette by whisking olive oil, lemon juice, maple syrup, salt, and pepper together.
- Stir in lemon zest.
- Add to the blueberry quinoa salad and mix well to combine everything.
Blueberry Chicken Salad Wrap
For our last meal of the day, we are going with a light wrap with chicken salad. This dish is perfect if you don’t want to feel heavy after dinner. Even if it’s light, I promise you won’t feel hungry again after only one hour.
Prep time: 20 minutes
- 1 celery stalk cut into small pieces
- 1/4 onion finely chopped
- 2 cups cooked chicken, finely chopped
- 2 tbsp. plain yogurt
- ½ tsp. garlic powder
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 4 Boston lettuce leaves
- ½ cup fresh blueberries
- Fresh basil to taste
- In a bowl, put the cooked chicken, celery, onion yogurt, and garlic powder mix everything to combine and season to taste.
- Place chicken salad on top of the Boston leaves sprinkle with fresh basil and blueberries.
Learn more about the Throat Chakra here!