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Lately, I’ve been supercharging my mornings with a Chia “smoothie” every morning. I say smoothie where others say “pudding” because I try for a thinner consistency so that I can drink it rather than eating it with a spoon. I’ve been combining this with chai spices for an extra healthy boost of energy.
Here’s how to make your Super Chai:
Recently I’ve been seeing a lot of articles talking about the health benefits of Chia. With concentrated amounts of Omega-3 fatty acids, protein, and other minerals, Chia seed packs a powerful high-fiber nutritional punch. It is high in antioxidants and may improve certain blood markers, which could lower the risk of heart disease and Type 2 Diabetes.
A 1 ounce (28 grams) serving of chia seeds contains:
- Fiber: 11 grams.
- Protein: 4 grams.
- Fat: 9 grams (5 of which are Omega-3s).
- Calcium: 18% of the RDA.
- Manganese: 30% of…
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