6 Jan 2013

cinnamon chia pudding with banana, dates & almond butter


This was what I had for breakfast this morning after finishing my short juice fast last night (I had raw zucchini noodles with kale pesto) because chia is a great cleaning food. Its soluble fire gels up when stirred with water and when you eat it, it literally goes through your digestive system soaking up toxins and junk you don't want in there. Think of it as a sponge. But then that's not very appetizing... hmm. A yummy sponge? No, never mind.

Anyways - it's delicious and SUPER nutritious. It is one of the most nutrient-dense seeds on the planet as a matter o' fact. Just look it up on the world wide interweb and see for yourself! Make it anytime of the day for a filling snack or meal.


cheery chia bowl: serves one

2 tablespoons chia seeds mixed with 1/4 cup water
1 sliced banana
Small handful each of pumpkin seeds, goji berries and hemp seeds
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon maple syrup/raw honey/other sweetener
3 pitted, sliced dates
1 tablespoon almond butter (optional)

The chia seeds and water should make a gel-like substance after sitting for a few minutes. Add in the all the other ingredients - and whatever else you like - and enjoy! 

4 comments:

  1. Oh dear, the "coincidences" keep on coming. I ended my fast earlier than I thought with a chia shot. Then I had zucchini noodles with pesto. God speed sistah!

    ReplyDelete
  2. Hello,


    We bumped into your blog and we really liked it - great recipes YUM YUM.
    We would like to add it to the Petitchef.com.

    We would be delighted if you could add your blog to Petitchef so that our users can, as us,
    enjoy your recipes.

    Petitchef is a french based Cooking recipes Portal. Several hundred Blogs are already members
    and benefit from their exposure on Petitchef.com.

    To add your site to the Petitchef family you can use http://en.petitchef.com/?obj=front&action=site_ajout_form or just go to Petitchef.com and click on "Add your site"

    Best regards,

    petitchef.com

    ReplyDelete
  3. I just made this and INHALED IT!!! omg sooo yummy...i added a tiny bit of unsweetened almond milk and used a teasp of organic raw local honey instead of Agave....did have the pumpkin or hemp seeds so i opted for sunflower. the BEST breakfast cereal I've ever had...now Im ready for my leg workout! THANK YOU!!!!

    ReplyDelete
  4. I made this this morning! So glad I found your website! You are a wonderful source of knowledge and I love that you are sharing!

    ReplyDelete

Feel free to comment below, I love hearing your thoughts! xo, Em