by Paula | December 23, 2017 6:00 am
I love chia seeds! They are an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids, which help to raise HDL cholesterol. HDL is the “good” cholesterol that protects against heart attack and stroke. Chia seeds are also rich in antioxidants, and they provide fiber, iron, and calcium. I add them to pancakes and baked goods, I sprinkle over cottage cheese or Greek yogurt. Sprinkle over salads for a slight crunch and make pudding!
The chia seed is nutrient dense and packs a punch of energy boosting power! The reason Chia seeds are so beneficial is due to them being rich in fiber, omega-3 fats, protein, vitamins and minerals such as:
This recipe is sugar free, but if you prefer you can sub real maple syrup or honey for Walden Farm Maple Syrup.
* add stevia to taste, if not sweet enough.
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