Chia seeds: easy recipes for a healthy and delicious dessert

How to use the new star superfoods - chia seeds, for a healthy meal

The chia seed (Salvia hispanica) is a plant of the Lamiaceae family, native to Mexico. Cultivated by the Aztecs and Mayans, it is a superfood with many health benefits. Feel free to test chia seeds, for example in a dessert, a smoothie, or a fruit salad.

Integrate chia seeds into your menu

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Description of chia seeds

The seeds are small, round and elongated, smooth and shiny. The color can be black, brown, beige, depending on the variety. They are reminiscent of poppy seeds. Depending on the color of the seeds, the taste is different.

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salvia hispanica chia seeds

Benefits of chia

Omega 3 and Omega 6: The chia seeds are very rich in omega 3, in the form of alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), and polyunsaturated fatty acids.

Rich in protein: Seeds are also an excellent source of protein. They contain 16.5 g of protein per 100 g.

They are also a good source of calcium, vitamin B9, potassium, copper, manganese, phosphorus, magnesium, selenium. The seeds do not contain gluten, sodium, cholesterol.

The seeds regulate the appetite, thanks to its richness of fibers and proteins. They help maintain good intestinal health, fight against diabetes, osteoporosis, protect the heart. Since it is a source of omega 3 and antioxidants, we must not forget to mention: it is a great food for the skin and hair too. The seeds nourish and protect the skin, fight skin irritation and moisturize it. The chia is ideal for strengthening dry hair.

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How to consume chia

So you can eat chia seeds in sweet and savory dishes, according to your needs. For example, sprinkle salads with seeds, mix them with milk and honey, prepare a dessert, they are perfect for all your dishes. It is advisable to consume two tablespoons of chia a day. The seeds do not need cooking, but only to soak them, before consuming them. Advice: opt for an organic product.

Source of vitamins and minerals

chia seeds recipes

Coconut milk, mango and chia seeds

ingredients:

2 tbsp. to s. of chia

300 ml coconut milk

1 C. to s. honey

1 mango, cut into cubes

preparation:

Mix in a bowl the coconut milk with the chia seeds, cover and let stand for 1 night. After that add the honey and mix well. At the end, put the cubes of mango on the cream and enjoy.

Chia seed pudding, mango and coconut milk

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Almond milk and chia

ingredients:

300 ml of almond milk (vegetable - soya, coconut etc.)

2 tbsp. at. s. of chia

1 C. to s. honey

½ c. C. vanilla powder

Follow the steps of preparation, to get a delicious dessert, or why not a breakfast.

Dessert undoubtedly delicious

chia seeds fruit pudding

Chia, muesli and yoghurt

products:

1 yogurt

3 c. to s. chia seeds

300/400 g of fresh fruit

1 pot of muesli

1 C. to s. agave syrup

How to prepare:

Mix in a container yoghurt, muesli and chia. Cover after that and leave in the fridge for one night. At the end decorate with fresh fruits and add agave syrup.

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