I was perusing Twitter recently and came upon a recipe from SELF magazine called Make Ahead Chia Pudding Breakfast.
It was a simple recipe to follow. So I decided to try it.
I mixed the almond milk, chia seeds, honey and vanilla extract. I let it sit in the fridge overnight.
I ate half of the recipe along with some blueberries and blackberries atop as a snack between teaching cycle and heading off to teach a yoga class.
I’ve written about the benefits of chia seeds before.
I decided to do some more exploring about these edible seeds, which come from the desert plant Salvia hispanica.
According to Authority Nutrition, chia seeds:
- Deliver a massive amount of nutrients with very few calories
- Are loaded with antioxidants
- Almost all the carbohydrates in them are fiber
- Are high in quality protein
- Should be able to help you lose weight (but there is not enough information to prove this), because of the high fiber and protein content, the seeds
- Are high in Omega-3 fatty acids
- May improve certain blood markers, which should lower the risk of heart disease and type 2 Diabetes
- Are high in many important bone nutrients
- Can cause major … Continue reading