Chia seeds deliver so many nutrients into your meals! You could easily sprinkle them into smoothies, oatmeal, yogurt, etc. Or: you can make CHIA PUDDING.
Check out my previous chia pudding recipe, made with turmeric and pineapple here.
Nutrition Benefits Recap
◊Excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids◊
◊Excellent source of fiber (~10 grams per 2 tbsp)◊
◊High in protein (~4 grams per 2 tbsp)◊
◊Also: calcium, iron, magnesium, and zinc◊
- 2/3 cup frozen red raspberries
- 2/3 cup water
- 4 tbsp chia seeds
- Add raspberries and water to a blender. Blend until smooth, about 3 minutes.
- Add chia seeds to a glass container.
- Add the raspberry blend to the chia seeds and mix well.
- Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
- At the 30 minute mark, take the container out of the fridge and mix well again.
- Return to fridge.
- After an hour of total refrigeration time, chia pudding is ready!
- Refrigerate leftovers, covered, for 2-3 days.
Eat the chia pudding on its own as a snack
Serve it on peanut butter toast to get that classic PB&J flavor combo!
Add the chia pudding to oatmeal to make it more satiating and add flavor