BREAKFAST CHIA SEED PUDDING
In a glass container combine:
- 2 tablespoons of light or dark chia seeds (if you don’t like the texture, you can grind them first)
- ¾ cup non-dairy milk (almond, cashew or coconut)
- Add-on – feel free to add the following: ¼ tsp of cinnamon (great for blood sugar balancing), ¼ tsp of ground ginger (digestive health, healing and anti-inflammatory), pinch of clove, ¼ tsp of vanilla extract.
- Add a dollop of coconut cream and/or nuts and seeds on top
Chia seeds have become a popular superfood, easy to digest and very versatile. Replacing eggs with chia seeds is very common among the vegetarian and vegan community. This little seed packs a bunch, full of nutrients, giving you energy and endurance. The benefit of chia seeds are, healthy skin, anti-aging, supports heart and digestive system, helps to build stronger bones and muscles. They are rich in fiber, protein, vitamins and minerals. Chia seeds contain the omega 3-fatty acid ALA which your body then needs to convert into EPA AND DHA. As mentioned chia seeds are a wonderful addition to your diet, as they contain fiber and omega 3 fatty acids that are missing in our modern diet, just don’t forget to eat fatty fish like salmon, sardines, mackerel and herring where you will obtain EPA and DHA.