Chia seeds are a well-known protein booster, most common in breakfast for health-conscious people. Chia seeds are among the healthiest foods on the planet. They are loaded with essential fats and nutrients that provide you will with amazing health and beauty benefits. Chia seeds are the best consumed in form of smoothies! Here are some easy smoothie recipes in which you can incorporate chia seeds to enhance its flavour, texture and nutrition. Before moving on to the recipes, let us see some chia seeds health benefits:
- Chia seeds are loaded with anti-oxidants
- Rich in fibre
- Chia seeds are high in quality protein
- Due to high fibre and protein content, chia seeds help you lose weight
- High in omega 3 fatty acids
- Good for diabetic patients
CHIA SEEDS BREAKFAST SMOOTHIE RECIPES:
BANANA CHIA SMOOTHIE – simple 3 ingredient chia smoothie
To make this smoothie you need – 1 cup almond/cow milk, 1 banana, 1 teaspoon chia seeds, and a sweetener of your choice. If you want the smoothie to be more creamy add 1/4 cup yogurt.
Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth and thick. Taste and adjust sweetness by adding honey to your liking or any other sweetening agent. Enjoy! READ MORE – HEALTHY 5 MIN BREAKFAST – 3 INGREDIENTS OATS PANCAKES RECIPE ( VIDEO)
CHIA SPINACH SMOOTHIE
You need 1 cup low-fat milk, 1/2 cup is frozen peach or banana, 1 handful of fresh spinach, and 1 teaspoon chia seeds.
Place everything in a high powered blender and blend for 2 minutes until smooth. Serve immediately.
AVOCADO CHIA SMOOTHIE
You need 1/2 cup avocado, 1 teaspoon chia seeds, and 1 cup milk.
Combine all ingredients in a blender, and mix until smooth. Top of with an extra sprinkle of chia seeds if you wish.
You need – 1 tsp chia seeds, 1/4 cup rolled oats, 1/2 frozen banana, and 1 cup almond or soy milk.
Add all ingredients to a blender and let sit for 5-10 minutes so the oats and chia seeds can soak. Then blend until smooth. To thicken, add another quarter-half a frozen banana. To thin, add more milk. Serve immediately. READ MORE – MORNING ELIXIR – CHIA WATER FOR WEIGHT LOSS