“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
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!
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