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Instant Chocolate Chia Pudding and its Benefits

By May 11, 2018Recipes

Breakfast, Dessert or Both?

Check out this amazingly delicious recipe from Grass Fed Girl. It took me a while to find the perfect recipe, to be honest. I had a hard time getting past the gooey part of Chia Seeds. This recipe has a slightly less slimy texture.

Who has tried chia seeds before? Did you know why you were eating them? Was it because someone told you that they were good for you? Did someone say that they can help you lose weight? Help your Blood Sugar levels? The Benefits of Chia Seeds can go on and on. Here are just some of them.

Benefits of Chia Seeds?

 

Nutrition Profile

  • 20% Protein
  • 20% Omega 3
  • 37%  Fiber: Both Soluble and insoluble fibers

Rich in Vitamins a Minerals

  • Iodine¹
    • Help support Thyroid, boost metabolism and energy.
  • Magnesium²
    • Helps increase energy, promote relaxation and calming of nerves and muscles, and helps support healthy sleep.
  • Niacin³
    • Helps lower bad cholesterol and increase good cholesterol, helps convert the amino acid tryptophan to help with mood balance.

 


 

Instant Dairy Free Chocolate Chia Pudding

By: Grass Fed Girl

Ingredients:

1 can full-fat coconut milk (I like this one)

4 Tbsp organic chia

4 Tbsp cacao powder

1/4 tsp stevia powder

or 2 Tbsp honey or maple syrup

1/2 tsp gluten-free vanilla extract

Directions:

Mix the coconut milk and the cacao powder until dissolved.

Add the chia, vanilla, sweetener, and mix well.

Put it in the freezer for 10 minutes.

Eat and Enjoy!


Thoughts

When I make this recipe I always use honey or maple syrup as my sweetener. However, stevia is a great substitute if you have blood sugar imbalances.

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