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4-Ingredient Chia Seed Pudding

For those who haven't tried chia seeds before, this chia seed pudding is a quick, easy and tasty option that is a great introduction to this wonderful food and works well for breakfast, snack, or dessert! You may find yourself singing the "Ch-ch-ch-chia" jingle once you take a bite of this! Chia seeds come from the Salvia hispanica L. plant and are more than just a seed. They are referred to as a "superfood" due to the multiple health benefits they may provide, including: lowering cholesterol, preventing blood sugar spikes after eating, improving appetite control, decreasing inflammation. They are rich in dietary fiber, omega-3 fatty acids, protein, calcium, phosphorus, and zinc. Two tablespoons of chia seeds provide 11 grams dietary fiber, 5 grams protein, 10 grams fat with 5 of these coming from omega-3 fatty acids! They are a wonderful addition to a healthy diet for individuals looking for improvement in weight, blood sugar, cholesterol levels, blood pressure, inflammation. This chia seed pudding will last in the fridge for up to 7 days, making it great for meal prep.

Servings: 4 servings

Serving Size: 1 cup


Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 0 minutes


Ingredients:

1/4 cup chia seeds

1 cup almond milk or milk or milk alternate of choice

1 teaspoon honey or agave nectar or sweetener of choice, (optional)

Berries or other fruits for topping


Directions:

  1. Combine ingredients into a jar or storage container and mix well with a whisk to reduce clumps.

  2. Let the mixture settle for about 5-10 minutes and then mix again with a whisk until there are no more clumps left.

  3. Cover and store in a fridge overnight or at least for 2 hours prior to eating.

  4. Top with berries or other fruits of choice and enjoy cold!





















 

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