Such a healthy dessert for those with gluten or dairy intolerance.
Health benefits of Chia seeds are
- full of Omega-3 fatty Acids
- High in quality protein
- High in fiber
- loaded with antioxidants
Chia seeds forms into jelly when mixed with liquid and can be use for cooking and puddings.
Ingredients Chia pudding
- 1 cup of coconut milk
- 1/4 cup blue berries
- 1/4 cup Chia seeds
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 3 soft dates or honey
- peach or other fruit for garnish
In a mixer blend your coconut milk, vanilla, and dates and pour 1/2 of the liquid in a cup, add the blue berries to the remaining liquid in the blender and blend again and poor into a jar. Divide the Chia seeds over the 2 mixtures, stir and place into the fridge for several hours. Add the mixture from the cup into the jar on top of your berry mixture, garnish and let it set for a few hours more. Enjoy.
Ingredients sugar free Chia Jam
- 2 cups strawberries or other fruit
- 2 spoons Chia seeds
- 3 soft dates
Blend your berries and dates and cook for aprox 5-10 min, let your mixture cool down and add the Chia seeds, place into a jar and let it set in the fridge for several hours