Matcha Mint Protein Chia Pudding

We love our bread, we love our butter, but most of all we love CHIA PUDDING!  especially when it contains super greens, antioxidants & 45g of protein 👀

chia pudding pranaon protein super greens and matcha

 

Chia seeds, those tiny powerhouses of nutrition, have been making waves in the health and wellness world, and for good reason. Packed with essential nutrients, including fibre, omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals, chia seeds offer a plethora of potential health benefits. Research suggests that these seeds may play a role in promoting heart health by reducing risk factors like high blood pressure and inflammation [1]. Additionally, their high fibre content can aid in weight management by promoting a feeling of fullness and reducing calorie intake [2]. Chia seeds are also known to support digestive health and can serve as a valuable source of antioxidants that protect cells from oxidative damage [3]. Furthermore, their calcium, phosphorus, and magnesium content can contribute to maintaining healthy bones [4]. As you explore ways to enhance your diet and boost your overall well-being, consider incorporating chia seeds into your meals for a nutritious and delicious addition.

If you’d like to give it a go you’ll need:

- 1tbsp of chia seeds
- 1 serve of PranaOn Power Plant in French Vanilla
- 1/2 serve of PranaOn Super Greens in Fresh Mint (more or less depending on how you like the taste strength)
- 1/3 tsp of pure matcha (again change if needed)
- 1tsp of honey (more/less)

- soy milk (around 1/2 cup, again depending on how you like your consistency)
- 1/2 cup of 0% fat plain Greek yogurt (half to mix in and half to serve on top) su for coconut yogurt if vegan but keep in mind the macros will change, +
Strawberries to serve 🍓

MACROS:

Protein: 46g | Fat: 9g | Carbs: 24g (dependent on brands used etc.)

References:

  1. Coelho, A., & Gavino, G. (2019). Evaluation of the nutritional quality and antioxidant activity of chia (Salvia hispanica L.) seeds in comparison to flax (Linum usitatissimum L.) seeds. Food Chemistry, 271, 194-200.
  2. Vuksan, V., et al. (2007). Supplementation of conventional therapy with the novel grain Salba (Salvia hispanica L.) improves major and emerging cardiovascular risk factors in type 2 diabetes: results of a randomized controlled trial. Diabetes Care, 30(11), 2804-2810.
  3. Nieman, D. C., & Gillitt, N. D. (2019). Chia seed supplementation and disease risk factors in overweight women: a metabolomics investigation. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 25(12), 1245-1251.
  4. Ullah, R., et al. (2016). Nutritional and therapeutic perspectives of Chia (Salvia hispanica L.): a review. Journal of Food Science and Technology, 53(4), 1750-1758.

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