Chia Pudding With Pomegranate
Chia seeds are super high in Omega-3, each seed contains about 60% omega-3 - this makes them one of the highest sources of this fatty acid (second only to flax). They are an excellent source of fiber, with a amazing 10 grams in only 2 tablespoons. That is one-third of the daily recommended intake in only one serving! Besides that - chia seeds are very rich in minerals - 28 grams of chia seeds contain 4 grams of protein, 18% daily recommended intake of calcium, 30% manganese, and 27% phosphorus.
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- 3 Tbsp Chia seeds
- 1 Cup Unsweetened almond milk
- 2 tsp Maple syrup or sweetener of choice (optional)
- 1/2 tsp Cinnamon
- 1/4 tsp Ground ginger
- 1/8 - 1/4 tsp Ground cardamon
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- Pinch of ground cloves
- Mix all ingredients together.
- Be sure to mix the chia into the milk thoroughly, otherwise you will end up with a chunky pudding.
- Let sit for 1 hour or in the refrigerator overnight.
- After chia has sat and soaked up all the liquid, spoon 1/2 the mixture into a bowl.
- Layer 1/2 the pomegranate sauce (recipe below) over the chia pudding and top with the rest of the pudding mixture.
- Spoon the remaining sauce on top.
Optional - Pomegranate sauce
- 1/2 Cup Pomegranate seeds
- 1/2 Cup Raspberries, fresh or thawed
- 1/2 tsp Pink peppercorns, crushed
- Zest of 1/2 a orange
- Mix all the in ingredients together.
Tatjana Popovic | International Health Coach https://www.totallywellness.com/