Recipes of Chia Seed Deliciousness

Chia Seeds are something to definitely have in your diet. Not only are they delicious, but they easily fit into many recipes and have plenty of health benefits (like combating diabetes, stocking up on fiber and omega-3s…the list goes on). Here’s a few of my own recipes that I use regularly.

My Simple Chia Seed Pudding

  • 1 cup nut milk (almond or coconut)
  • 3 tablespoons chia seed (as you start making it, you made decide you like more or less)
  • maple syrup (around 2 teaspoons – sweeten to your taste)
  • pure vanilla extract (if desired – around a teaspoon and sweeten to your taste)
  • I love to add sliced almonds or walnuts. You can also add fresh, diced fruit on top and mix in after it’s thickened.

Put all ingredients in a quart size mason jar, stick the lid on and shake vigorously for about 3-5 minutes. Do this every few minutes for about 20 minutes and it’ll thicken up and be ready to eat. You can also stick in the fridge to eat later on or the next day. Your other option is to do this in a bowl with a whisk or in a blender.

Almond Butter-Banana Smoothie with Chia Seed

  • 1 cup nut milk
  • 1 banana, fresh or frozen (here’s a tip – when your bananas start to go, stick them in the freezer to use in smoothies!)
  • 2 tablespoons nut butter (peanut or almond)
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1 tablespoon ground flax seed
  • 1 teaspoon raw honey

blend in blender and enjoy

Chocolate Avocado-Banana Smoothie

  • 1-1.5 cup nut milk (depending on your thickness preference)
  • 1 banana, fresh or frozen
  • 1-2 tablespoons chia seed (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons cacao powder (you can also use cocoa)
  • 2 tablespoons ground flax seed
  • 1/2 avocado

blend in blender and enjoy

Chia Seed Coconut Water

  • a refreshing drink that’s great post-workout!
  • 8-12 ounces Coconut Water (flavored or regular)
  • 2-3 tablespoons chia seeds

stir and enjoy!


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