BY ANASTASIA CHOO
Chia seeds are mini food powerhouses and they have been called the world’s healthiest whole food for good reason. They are filled with protein, have more calcium than milk, more antioxidants than berries, and more Omega-3 than Salmon. Emerging research suggests that including chia seeds as part of a healthy diet may help improve cardiovascular risk factors such as lowering cholesterol, triglycerides and blood pressure.
Chia seed pudding is ridiculously easy to make and considered a super food to start the day, packed with nutrition. Stir all the ingredients together, let it sit overnight, then divide into serving bowls. Top with fruit, nuts or both and serve for breakfast or if you prefer to serve as a dessert.
Ingredients (Serves Four to Six)
- 400g vanilla-flavoured almond milk
- 500g plain Greek yogurt
- 30ml pure maple syrup, plus 60ml for serving
- 5ml pure vanilla extract
- A tiny pinch of…
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