Chia seed, Salvia hispanica, is a species of flowering plant in the mint family, Lamiaceae, native to central and southern Mexico and Guatemala. Today they are becoming more readily available to consume and they are being advertised as one of the superfoods. Chia seeds can have many health benefits and nutrition if prepared properly. Below are the top 5 health benefits of Chia seeds.

Benefits of Chia seeds

Chia seed pudding topped with green pudding:

Ingredients for Chia seed pudding:

  • 1 Tbsp Chia seed
  • 1 Tbsp raw honey
  • 1 Tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk

Ingredients for green pudding:

  • 1 small cucumber
  • 1 banana
  • 1/2 avocado
  • 1 cup Kale (a handful)
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk

Direction (Chia seed pudding)

  • Mix Chia seed and almond milk well and let stand for 5 minutes
  • Add Vanilla and Honey and mix well
  • Cover and refrigerate overnight or for 6-8 hours

Direction (Green pudding)

  • Add all ingredients to a blender
  • Blend until smooth
  • Pour on top of the cold Chia seed pudding
  • Enjoy!

Watch the video below for details:

Stay happy and healthy

Roya

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