- 6 cups water
- 1 cup chia seeds
Prep time: 12 minutes
Serves: 6 Serving Size: 1 cup
Nutritional facts per serving:
Calories: 160 | Fat: 10 g | Saturated fat: 0 g | Protein: 5 g | Cholesterol: 0 mg
Carbohydrate: 0 g | Sodium: 0 mg | Dietary fiber: 11 g | Sugar: 0 g |
- Mix the chia seeds and water in a small jar.
- Stir for 20 seconds.
- Refrigerate for 10 minutes or until gelatinous.
Did you know?
Chia is an excellent source of protein, calcium, magnesium, iron, antioxidants, soluble fiber and omega 3; which is a more amount of what is found in flaxseed, its closest “rival” in the herbal world. When Chia seeds are mixed with water, they create a gel-like in its surroundings, which have regulatory properties of the intestinal transit while helping slow, the absorption of sugars from food; helping to regulate postprandial glucose levels.