Chia Pudding

August 13, 2014 • Breakfast, Desserts, Snacks • Views: 1116

This pudding or snack is packed with the amazing super food Chia seeds. They are loaded with plant protein, omega 3 fatty acids, potassium, calcium and provides up to 42% of your recommended daily dietary fiber!

Chia seeds are low in calories but high in antioxidants and over the last few years have exploded in popularity and are now consumed by health conscious people all over the world.

In fact Chia seeds where eaten by the Aztecs as early as 3500 B.C, it is an ancient super-seed secret. If consumed regularly they deliver increased stamina and energy over long periods of time.

They deliver the maximum amount of nutrients with minimum calories. Also a mere teaspoon of cinnamon contains 28mg of calcium, almost one mg of iron, over a gram of fiber, and quite a lot of vitamins C, K and manganese. Cinnamon is often used to help reduce blood sugar levels in diabetes type 2, and is wonderful for digestive elements such as indigestion, gas, and bloating.

Chia seeds absorb up to 12 times their own weight and expands to help curb your appetite. This benefits you because just adding an ounce or so to your diet can reduce caloric intake and help lower the energy density of foods, plus supplying you with plenty of fiber.

 

Ingredients

Overnight   serves 1 person

  • 4 tablespoons of chia seeds
  • 1 cup of almond milk
  • 1 tablespoon of date syrup or maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon.

Mix all the ingredient together and leave it to set either over night or for at least a couple of hours .

I like to serve mine with blueberries of peaches on top.

 

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