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March 9, 2017

Easy and Delicious Chia Pudding

We want to show you just how easy it is to make delicious, healthy snacks and treats for yourself and your family. Our Co-founder, Terri Hirning, walks you through just how simple it is to make chia pudding. This recipe is great for people on the go, those looking to add more fiber in their diet. Chia is nutritious, delicious and filling. Check out some of the nutritional benefits.

Chia seeds are very rich in omega-3 fatty acids, even more so than flax seeds. And chia has another advantage over flax: chia is so rich in antioxidants that chia seeds don’t deteriorate and can be stored for long periods without becoming rancid. And, unlike flax, they do not have to be ground to make their nutrients available to the body. Here are some other chia seed nutrition facts: Chia seeds provide fiber (25 grams give you 6.9 grams of fiber) as well as calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, manganese, copper, iron, molybdenum, niacin, and zinc.

Chia pudding is gluten free, dairy free, soy free, and paleo. You can easily double or triple or even quadruple this batch and have plenty on hand for the week. This makes a perfect mid day snack or anytime you want something creamy and sweet without a lot of calories, with terrific brain food in the form of Omega-3 fatty acids and fiber to help support your digestive health.

Our even easier recipe image below uses premade coconut milk so even those with the busiest schedules can make this delightful treat.

 

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