Our memory verse this week was Ephesians 6:16 – “In addition to all this, take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one.” Lysa talked about her own struggles and how she uses her shield of faith and biblical truths to have a “take-me-up-attitude”. The above are my biblical truths – my four corners of my shield of faith.
This week we have been studying polyphenols which are found in the skin around grapes and other fruits and vegetables – things like apples, berries, grapes, cabbage, sweet potatoes, nuts, beans, etc.. We have also talked about catechins which are found in green tea.
Here are some things I tried this week. First was a sort of tapioca made from chia seed and coconut milk and I added vanilla and several bags of pure via. It was good. When I got ready to serve I added my polyphenols – strawberries. Chia seed has lots of calcium, omega 3s and fiber.
RECIPE for Chia Tapioca:
I used 2 cups of coconut milk (could use the chocolate or the almond)
I used 1/4 cup of chia seed
I used a tsp of vanilla
I used 3 individual packets of pure via sweetener.
Let it set overnight and add some fruit.
I don’t care for green tea so I improvised and added green tea bags to my regular decaf tea and I added some polyphenols like limes, oranges, and lemons and this was my final product – tasted good!