Breakfast Chia Porridge [Gluten free, Grain free, Dairy free, Paleo]

“Chia” means “strength” (ancient Mayan word) and one thing I need in the mornings, is strength! 

Authority Nutrition even claims they’re amongst the healthiest foods in the world. If you’d like to read more about the benefits of these super seeds – check out Authority Nutrition

You can also try my recipe for chocolate chia pudding if you’re after more indulgence 😉

For now though, let’s get straight into it! 

  

Recipe for chia porridge

Yield: 2 servings 

Prep: overnight (soaking), +5 minutes to add everything when needed

What you need

1/4 cup chia seeds 

3/4 cup almond/coconut milk 

Few drops vanilla 

2 mashed bananas (to thicken and sweeten if needed)

Optional: Pinch of cinnamon, raw honey, date paste, maple syrup 

Toppings

Sliced fruit, nuts, coconut… It’s your choice!

What you need to do

1. Add chia seeds and milk to a bowl, cover and refridgerate overnight (or for at least 3 hours). 

2. Once soaked, if the mixture is too thick, add extra milk. Mash bananas, if using, and add to chia mixture. Add vanilla, and cinnamon/sweetner of choice if you need to.

3. Top with fruit/nuts etc of your choosing, and done! 

 

Enjoy! 

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