Chia Seeds



Chia seeds are a Superfood Treasure!

These tiny seeds are high in essential fatty acids like heart healthy, Omega 3, in addition to     vitamins, antioxidants, minerals and fiber. They add a tasty crunch and create a hydrating gel that works wonders as a thickener in smoothies and puddings. Thanks to their high protein and fiber content, these ancient seeds are also super filling!

Here are two delicious was to enjoy the amazing health & fat burning benefits of Chia Seeds.


Blue Chia

Chia seeds soak up liquid very rapidly so make sure you drink this smoothie within a few minutes of blending it. Otherwise you will be eating it with a spoon; which can be fun too!

Blueberry smoothie


1 cup unsweetened almond or coconut milk

1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries

1 tbsp. chia seeds

1 scoop of vanilla protein powder

3-6 ice cubes (optional)


Add ingredients to blender and blend until creamy consistency is reached.

 Yields: 1 Serving

Calories: 286kcal / Total Fat: 10g / Sodium: 247mg / Total Carbs: 23g / Sugars: 15g Protein: 28g


 Banana Coconut Chia Pudding

This decadent dessert takes less than 5 minutes to make and delivers impressive amounts of fiber and omega-3 fatty acids.



2 cups unsweetened coconut milk

½ cup unsweetened shredded coconut, plus more for garnish

¼ cup maple syrup

1 tsp. pure vanilla extract

¾ tsp. ground cinnamon

pinch sea salt

¼ cup chia seeds

2 ripe bananas, divided


Place coconut milk, shredded coconut, maple syrup, vanilla, and cinnamon into a blender and blend on high for 2 minutes.

 Transfer mixture to a glass bowl or large jar and stir in the chia seeds.

Chill in the fridge for at least 3 hours stirring occasionally to evenly distribute the chia seeds.

Once chilled, stir the mixture again and then add 1 mashed banana.

Transfer the mixture to 4 serving bowls and top with chopped banana and shredded coconut.

Yields: 4 Servings

 Calories: 272kcal  / Total Fat: 14g  / Sodium: 88mg  /Total Carbs: 29g / Dietary Fiber: 9g / Sugars: 15g/  Protein: 5g

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