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 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 . Additionally, their high fibre content can aid in weight management by promoting a feeling of fullness and reducing calorie intake . Chia seeds are also known to support digestive health and can serve as a valuable source of antioxidants that protect cells from oxidative damage . Furthermore, their calcium, phosphorus, and magnesium content can contribute to maintaining healthy bones . 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 🍓
Protein: 46g | Fat: 9g | Carbs: 24g (dependent on brands used etc.)
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- 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.
- 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.
- 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.