The ratio is 1:4 of chia seeds to liquid. So, a quarter of a cup (or 4 tablespoons) of chia seeds to 1 cup of liquid, such as milk, almond milk or coconut milk. Make these the night before for an easy breakfast on the run that is healthy and delicious. You can get really creative with variations by adding different flavours. They also make a great dessert.
NUTRITIONAL INFO (with almond milk)
carbs 8.5g / fat 21g / protein 9g
4 tablespoons chia seeds
1 cup of liquid (such as milk, almond milk or coconut milk)
A little sweetener (such as stevia, maple syrup, honey, or sugar free syrups)
Add half a teaspoon of vanilla extract.
Add a teaspoon of unsweetened cocoa powder.
Add a tablespoon of shredded or dessicated coconut and use coconut milk as the liquid.
Add half a teaspoon of cinnamon.
Add a quarter of a cup of berries of your choice after mashing them slightly with a fork.
Add a tablespoon of chopped nuts.
MIX, REFRIGERATE, STIR, SERVE…
Mix together the milk of your choice with the chia seeds and sweetener in a cup, mug or jar. Place in the fridge overnight (or for at least 6 hours). In the morning, give it a stir before adding some fresh berries, coconut or seeds on top.