Flavour and Nutrition Combined: Chia Seeds Recipes
Chia Seeds benefits will help you in getting fit and healthy
Chia seeds are considered as one of the healthiest foods we have as they give strength. But wait, did you exactly know how do they look like? I am sure you do not! Chia seeds are small black and white seeds and are loaded with several macro and micronutrients including fibre, protein, calcium, magnesium, antioxidants, omega-3 fatty acids, phosphorus and manganese among others.
By consuming 2 tablespoon of these low carb seeds will fulfill half of your daily fibre requirement i.e. 11 grams.
Chia seeds are the top plant-based source of protein, omega 3 fatty acids and calcium. Calcium in 1 cup of milk and iron in a cup of spinach are equal to one serving of Chia seeds. As many omega 3 you will get from one serving of walnuts and oxidants from blueberries, chia seeds will provide you. If you wish to maintain your weight or do not want to exceed but to eat healthy then you must start taking chia seeds intake.
Let’s have a look at some healthy chia seeds recipes as if in case you have made up your mind to lose some weight.
To make one of the healthiest recipe out of chia seeds is to make a pudding. Mash half a banana in a bowl. Next, add 3 tablespoon of chia seeds and 1 tablespoon of Cocoa powder. Maple syrup 1 tbsp would be enough. After that, add almond or regular milk (around 3/4th cup). Whisk well until all the components are well combined.
Pour into a glass or a jar and refrigerate it for 2 hours or overnight. After refrigerated, arrange raspberries on the top and enjoy your chocolate pudding.
Chia seeds as a drink
As the summers have approached, so it would be a good option to consume chia seeds in your drinks to keep yourself hydrated. Simply add 2 tbsp of chia seed in to your drink and let it sit for minimum 15 minute and maximum overnight and then enjoy!
So all those weight watchers out there, grab the apron and start preparing these recipes.