Updated: Feb 4, 2018
Chia seeds are an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids, which help raise HDL cholesterol (the "good" cholesterol that helps protect against heart attack). They are rich in antioxidants, fiber, iron, and calcium.
Energy and Metabolism
2 cups non-dairy milk
1 teaspoon organic maple syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla (do not use imitation)
1/2 cup Chia seeds
Whisk milk, maple syrup and vanilla together.
While whisking, slowly stir in 1/2 c. chia seeds — continue to whisk the whole time.
Once added, let sit for a few minutes and whisk again before putting into the fridge.
Takes a few hours to thicken or overnight is best.
Serve with: organic, natural local honey and berries.
Try different milk options, for example, if you use Oat Milk, you can leave out the maple syrup and vanilla!
Try adding in a mashed banana or some peanut butter!