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Classic Pudding to Pancakes: 5 easy-to-make chia seed recipes for healthy breakfast

Discover five simple and nutritious chia seed recipes perfect for a healthy breakfast. From chia pudding to overnight oats, elevate your mornings with these easy-to-make dishes packed with health benefits.

Muskan Gupta Written By: Muskan Gupta New Delhi Updated on: February 28, 2024 15:45 IST
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In the realm of superfoods, chia seeds stand out as tiny powerhouses packed with nutrients. These tiny seeds are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, protein, and various minerals, making them an excellent addition to your breakfast routine. Not only are they nutritious, but they're also incredibly versatile, allowing you to create delicious and satisfying morning meals. Incorporating chia seeds into your breakfast routine is a simple and delicious way to boost your nutrient intake. Try these easy recipes and enjoy the health benefits of chia seeds with every bite! Here are five simple chia seed recipes to kickstart your day on a healthy note:

 

Classic Chia Seed Pudding

Ingredients Required:

  • 1/4 cup chia seeds
  • 1 cup almond milk (or any milk of your choice)
  • 1 tablespoon honey or maple syrup
  • Fresh fruits or nuts for topping (optional)

Instructions:

  • In a bowl or jar, mix chia seeds, almond milk, and sweetener of choice.
  • Stir well and let it sit for at least 30 minutes or overnight in the refrigerator.
  • Once the mixture has thickened to a pudding-like consistency, stir again and add your favourite toppings before serving.

 

Chia Seed Breakfast Bowl

Ingredients Required:

  • 1/4 cup chia seeds
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup mixed berries
  • 1 tablespoon honey or agave syrup
  • Granola for topping (optional)

Instructions:

  • In a bowl, mix chia seeds with Greek yogurt and sweetener.
  • Let it sit for 10-15 minutes to allow the chia seeds to expand.
  • Top with mixed berries and granola before serving for added crunch and flavour.

 

Chia Seed Oatmeal

Ingredients Required:

  • 1/4 cup chia seeds
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup almond milk (or any milk of your choice)
  • 1 tablespoon honey or maple syrup
  • Sliced bananas or nuts for topping (optional)

Instructions:

  • In a saucepan, combine rolled oats and almond milk. Cook over medium heat until oats are soft and creamy.
  • Stir in chia seeds and sweetener, and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and let it cool slightly before topping with sliced bananas or nuts.

 

Chia Seed Smoothie

Ingredients Required:

  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1 cup spinach leaves
  • 1/2 cup frozen mixed berries
  • 1/2 banana
  • 1 cup almond milk (or any milk of your choice)

Instructions:

  • In a blender, combine all the ingredients and blend until smooth.
  • Pour into a glass and let it sit for 5 minutes to allow the chia seeds to thicken the smoothie.
  • Stir before drinking and enjoy your nutritious and filling smoothie.

 

Chia Seed Pancakes

Ingredients Required:

  • 1/4 cup chia seeds
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon honey or maple syrup
  • 1 cup almond milk (or any milk of your choice)

Instructions:

  • In a bowl, mix chia seeds, whole wheat flour, and baking powder.
  • Add honey or maple syrup and almond milk, and stir until well combined.
  • Heat a non-stick skillet over medium heat and pour the pancake batter onto the skillet to form pancakes.
  • Cook for 2-3 minutes on each side until golden brown.
  • Serve warm with your favourite toppings such as fresh fruits, yogurt, or nut butter.

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