Healthy and delicious, very quick to make it and of course delicious.
Chia seeds are tiny black seeds from plant named Slavia Hispanic which is related to mint. Chia seeds are one of the healthiest food in entire world. Very beneficial for our body and a brain. Chia seeds were very important for Mayans and Aztecs but in our world chia seeds become recognized just few years back and classified as superfood. They are very beneficial for our body:
10 grams of chia seeds contain :
- Fiber - 3.44 g. 14 % GDA. It regulates bowel function, stabilizes blood glucose levels, promotes a feeling of satiety.
- Calcium - 63 mg.6 % GDA. It is part of the bones and teeth, is involved in muscle contraction and blood clotting. calcium
- Magnesium - 33.5 mg. 8 % GDA. Supports the digestion of proteins, fats and carbohydrates, has a positive effect on the nervous system and blood coagulation, strengthens the immune system.
- Manganese - 0.28 mg. 14 % GDA. It participates in fat burning and glucose metabolism, supports the proper functioning of the nervous system.
Chia seeds are also fully loaded wich antioxidants. More than half fats included in chia seed are omega-3
How to prepare chia seeds ?
Ratio chia seed to liquid is 1:4. You can mix chia seeds with any vegan milk that can be coconut milk, almond milk, cashew nut milk and everything else what you like but it's have to be vegan.
Pour liquid all over seeds in bowl and stir them until all seeds are separated. Leave for next 10 minutes and stir them again. Next put in fridge for how long you like. If time will be short seeds will stay a bit hard and crunchy and pudding will be a bit more runny. If you keep for longer all seeds will absorb liquid and pudding will be very soft you might need to add some more liquid into it.
For garnish everything can be used, fresh or frozen fruit, granola, honey it is up to you.