Chia seeds are an excellent source of fiber, Omega 3’s, calcium, iron and protein. They are great for increasing energy and for health. Known as a superfood, Chia was cultivated by the Aztecs. Lots of runners eat Chia seeds for strength and endurance! It is a great snack, breakfast, or dessert.
Chia Seed Pudding
1/2 cup organic black and/or white chia seeds
2 cups unsweetened almond (or favorite plant) milk *
1 tablespoon agave or maple syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla or ground vamilla
In a 2 cup measuring cup, measure out 1/2 cup of chia seeds. Add the almond milk, agave or maple syrup, and vanilla. Stir rapidly every few minutes. The chia seeds expand soaking up the milk and making a tapioca-like consistency.
When it has set up, pour it into a container and keep it in the refrigerator. Enjoy!
* When using storebought plant milk, use 1 1/2 cups.