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Chia Seed Pudding

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BREAKFAST CHIA SEED PUDDING

Here’s How:

In a glass container combine:

  1. 2 tablespoons of light or dark chia seeds (if you don’t like the texture, you can grind them first)
  2. ¾ cup non-dairy milk (almond, cashew or coconut)
  3. 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.

Optional:

  • Add a dollop of coconut cream and/or nuts and seeds on top

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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.