Monday, October 08, 2012

Chia Seed Recipes

The chia seed has recently gained new popularity as being the 'hot new superfood'. They are great on salads, in oatmeal, used in recipes such as smoothies & shakes to thicken them & so much more! We've shared two recipes we love that incorporate this tiny powerhouse into easy & delicious creations!

Almond Butter Banana Chia Seed Roll Up

This roll up is the perfect breakfast for those on the go! With no cooking or time-consuming prep work involved, a wholesome breakfast is served in two minutes flat! And kids love these!



Ingredients: (
Serves One)


1 Pure Wrap (Raw Coconut Wrap)
1 ½ tbsp. Almond Butter (or your favorite nut butter)
1 banana

½ tbsp. chia seeds



Directions:

Spread coconut wrap with nut butter. Place banana on the one side of the coconut wrap and sprinkle with chia seeds. Roll wrap and banana until the banana is completely wrapped in the tortilla. Enjoy!

Cinnamon Chia Seed Granola

Make a batch of this granola on a Sunday afternoon and enjoy it all week in a bowl with homemade nut or coconut milk, or in a baggie for a healthy snack on the go!



Ingredients: (Makes four 1/4 c. servings)

1 c. raw, fresh rolled oats
2 tbsp. chia seeds

1/2 tsp. cinnamon

1/4 tsp. nutmeg

2 tbsp. honey

1 tbsp. coconut oil



Directions:

Combine all ingredients slowly until oats are adequately coated. Spread granola onto a dehydrator sheet  & dehydrate for 8 hours at 110 degrees or until oats reach your desired crunchiness level.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Good sharing, for healthy purpose, Chia seeds offer the highest volume of Omega-3, as well as addition fiber (soluble and insoluble) along with vitamins or perhaps minerals you don’t usually get whenever you take sea food oil. Chia seeds giving you long lasting energy during the day moving in deep, restful sleep during the night time. May read this article about Chia seeds at:
http://kidbuxblog.com/chia-seeds-is-the-most-extremely-versatile-superfood-and-vegetarian-supply-of-omega-3/