1/4 Cup Chia Seeds
1 Cup Almond Milk
2 Small Bananas
1 tablespoon Almonds
Good things come in small packages-it is true for chia seeds. Chia seeds are such ingredients that pack truckloads of nutrients in its small ant-sized avatar. Nuts & seeds seem to be too tiny but these mini crackers are quite helpful in building your health.
Chia seeds are worth bookmarking because of their impressive health benefits. They are loaded with omega 3, calcium, iron, zinc, phosphorous, folate, magnesium, B vitamins, rich in dietary fibre & other essential micronutrients. Chia seeds facilitate in balancing high blood & cholesterol levels, aids in good digestion, & excellent for people with gluten intolerance.
One of the most interesting features of chia seeds is that they are hydrophilic in nature-means they weigh 12 times more than its weight when we soak them in water, this makes us feel satiated & checks untimely hunger.
Chia seeds expand, become softer & carry a silky texture after being soaked. Add this superfood to your smoothies, shakes, drinks, juices, or simply sprinkle them on top of your salads. There are many other ways to include these little health packets in your diet.
• Into a bowl, add chia seeds and almond milk.