Quick and easy recipes with chia seeds

Quick and easy recipes with chia seeds

by Tara

If you want to start using recipes with chia seeds and are strapped for time you will be happy to learn that there are some chia seeds recipes that you can complete within a matter of minutes. Here I will give you a couple of these recipes so that you can start enjoying all the benefits of eating chia seeds.

The first of the recipes with chia seeds I will share with you is how to make the basic chia gel which you can use as a thickener for other food items. All you need is some chia seeds and some water; mix 1/3 cup of the seeds with 2 cups of water, stir and allow to stand until the seeds have absorbed the water.

For some more quick recipes with chia seeds you can make sweet chia shortbread. All you need are 5 tbsp of chia seeds, 2 tbsp lucuma powder, 2 cups apple juice, ¼ cup pumpkin seeds and ¼ cup dried mulberries. Allow the chia seeds to soak in the apple juice along with the other ingredients then let it stand for around 10 minutes then you can enjoy.
One of my favourite quick recipes with chia seeds is the chia fresca. You only need 2tsp of chia seeds for this recipe along with the juice of one lemon or lime and some honey or agave syrup to taste along with 10 ounces of water. Just stir all the above ingredients and chill and enjoy this refreshing drink.

Another one of my favourite quick recipes with chia seeds is the Fruity chia. You will need 2 to 3 apples, 8 dates, ¼ cup mulberries and 5 tbsp chia seeds. Blend the apples along with 6 of the dates and transfer this to a bowl. Mix in the mulberries as well as the chia seeds and top with the remaining 2 dates chopped. Leave this to stand for around 10 minutes before eating.

Enjoy these quick and easy recipe with chia seeds while making healthier nutrition choices.

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